Exhibiting Organizations

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Exhibit space for the 2014 World Congress Exhibit Hall is available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like more information about exhibiting please email worldcongress@bio.org

2014 Exhibitors


Ag-West Bio - Booth 317
Ag-West Bio, Saskatchewan's bio-industry association, works as a catalyst for partnerships and industry growth through seed capital, strategic alliances, regulatory support and communications. Ag-West Bio bridges research and commercialization in Saskatchewan by linking early-stage bioscience companies with the resources they need to bring their ideas to life. Learn more at agwest.sk.ca

Alberta Canada - Booth 114
Alberta has extensive resources in sustainable agriculture and forest feedstock, research, development, scale-up and commercialization infrastructure. Alberta is developing bioindustrial products and technologies to advance environmental outcomes, reduce GHG emissions, and add value to by-products streams. Bioeconomy Alberta Team is leading, coordinating, supporting and partnering in bioinnovation through their strong technical and business knowledge. Read more about Alberta Canada here, bioeconomyalberta.com

Alfa Laval - Booth 110
Whether your Industrial Biotechnology Process requires individual components such as a heat exchanger or a complete high-speed separation and membrane system, let Alfa Laval put it all together with the right process equipment - equipped with complete solutions for pilot scale to full scale production;fermentation through final purification and concentration.  Learn more about Alfa Laval here, alfalaval.com

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit 2015 - Tabletop 8
The 2015 ARPA-E Summit will take place February 9-11, at the Gaylord National Harbor, outside Washington,D.C. The Summit is hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). ARPA-E funds transformational projects that create entirely new ways to source, distribute, and use energy. Visit www.ARPAE-Summit.com for more information or email info@arpae-summit.com with questions. 

Atlantic Canada Bio-Industries Alliance - Booth 210 
The Atlantic Canada Bio-Industries Alliance represents over 100 bioscience-based companies and 25 world-class research institutions located in the provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Newfoundland & Labrador. 

AVA Biochem BSL AG - Booth 112
AVA Biochem produces the premium platform chemical 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF, CAS 67-47-0) from renewable biomass. The company aims to use its game-changing production proess to achieve market leadership for 5-HMF production. AVA Biochem is a subsidiary of AVA-CO2 Schweiz AG, Zug and is located in Muttenz, Switzerland. There, the worldwide first industrial plant for production of Swiss Made 5-HMF from biomass is operated. AVA Biochem delivers to industrial and research customers around the globe.  Learn more about AVA Biochem here, ava-biochem.com

BASF - Booth 400
BASF- the world's leading chemical company. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. BASF is available on the Internet at basf.us

BIC Sarnia Lambton Cluster - Booth 319
BIC has focused on building a green and sustainable technology industry in Canada with a mission “jobs and economic value sustainably”. Our focus has been primarily on a hybrid chemistry cluster in Sarnia-Lambton, home to several pilot/commercial facilities in the region including BioAmber, Greencore, Woodland, Methes, KmX, and others. The future will see a broader focus on other clusters. Participating with BIC will be Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP), a key player in the hybrid chemistry cluster. Learn more about BIC Sarnia Lambton Cluster here, bicsarnia.ca

Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant - Booth 307
The Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant is an independent, flexible and diversified pilot plant, a one-stop-shop that performs the entire value chain from the biomass green resource up to the final bioproduct. It aims at closing the critical gap between scientific feasibility and industrial application of new biotechnological processes. Learn more about Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant here, bbeu.org

Biocatalysts, Ltd.  - Tabletop 5
Biocatalysts, Ltd. is a speciality enzyme company, developing and manufacturing a wide range of enzyme products for industries such as chemical, food, pharmaceutical, health care, flavour and fragrance. The company differentiates itself on its fast and efficient approach to developing and manufacturing new enzymes, by offering every stage of the novel enzyme production process. This includes ensuring that the end product is suitable for global shipment with all the regulatory, safety and stability data required to achieve this. Learn more about Biotcatalysts, Ltd. here, biocatalysts.com

Bioengineering Inc. - Booth 208
Bioengineering Inc. manufactures the highest quality bioreactors and fermentors available for any applicable need or industry. From laboratory to production-scale, our equipment works with any host organism (yeast, E.coli, CHO-Cells, etc), any process and control strategy, and will help you achieve the most accurately consistent results to guarantee continued success. Learn more about Bioengineering Inc. here, bioengineering-inc.com

Biofeuls Digest - Tabletop 2
Each weekday, 34,000 subscribers receive the Biofuels Digest newsletter, covering producer news, research policy, policymakers, conferences, fleets and financial news. Biofuels Digest is the most widely-read biofuels daily in the world (sources: Alexa,Quantcast). 62 percent of subscribers call it "the best online biofuels media."  Learn more about Biofeuls Digest here, biofuelsdigest.com

Bio-Technical Resources  - Tabletop 3
BTR provides contract services for development of microbial fermentation processes including recombinant and classical strain improvement, microbial screening, metabolic engineering, bioprocess development and scale-up. Proprietary expression systems offered for industrial protein production: Hansenula polymorpha and Bacillus licheniformis. Experienced in development of processes for biofuels, enzymes, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and natural products. Learn more about Bio-Technical Resources here, biotechresources.com

Biotechnology Industry Organization - Booth 300
BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial, and environmental biotechnology products. The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is a service of and hosted by BIO. Learn more about BIO here, bio.org

Calgon Carbon - Booth 305 
Calgon Carbon Corporation offers activated carbon solutions, equipment systems, and field services used in over 700 market applications from cleaning air and water, to purifying foods and bio-based chemicals, to separating gas and removing mercury emissions. Calgon Carbon's cost effective custom reactivation/recycling programs promote sustainability by reducing waste, energy use, and landfill. Learn more about Calgon Carbon here, calgoncarbon.com

Chemistria - Booth 410
Ameridia,Division of Eurodia Industrie, provides optimized separation solutions with cost-effective processes to the biochemical/fermentation, chemical, and food industries, by combining: Electrodialysis / Bipolar Membrane Electrodialysis (Aqualyzer®), Ion exclusion chromatography (unique ASAC®/ SSAC®/ PSAC® processes), Ion exchange systems, and Membrane filtration with ceramic (from TAMI Industries) and organic membranes. Learn more about Ameridia here, ameridia.com

Department of Energy (DOE) - Booth 402
The United States Department of Energy ensures America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. Learn more at energy.gov

Fluid Imaging Technologies - Booth 413
Fluid Imaging Technologies, Inc. manufactures industry-leading particle analysis instrumentation based on digital imaging technology. Its flagship product, the FlowCAM®, is the first automated particle analysis instrument to use digital imaging for measuring size and shape of microscopic particles in a fluid medium. With applications in oceanographic research, municipal water, biopharmaceutical formulations, chemicals, oil and gas, biofuels and many other markets, Fluid Imaging Technologies continues to lead the way in imaging particle analysis.  For more information, visit www.fluidimaging.com.

GEA Group - Booth 212
GEA Group is a worldwide provider of innovative equipment and process technology including complete solutions for industrial biotechnology. We cover the full range of technologies, from fermentation, biomass separation, product isolation/purification (membrane filtration) and concentration (evaporation) to drying and crystallization as well as process integration and automation. Learn more about GEA Group here, gea.com

Holland Biotech House - Booth 425
In the Netherlands strong collaboration between the world-class industrial sector, SME's, universities, research institutes and support of the Dutch government, have led to ground breaking research and successful innovations. Several leading Dutch companies and organisations have joined forces in the Holland Biotech House. The Holland Biotech House is coordinated by the BE-Basic Foundation. Learn more about BE-Basic here, be-basic.org

IAR Cluster - Booth 228
The Industries & Agro-Resources (IAR) Competitiveness Cluster unites stakeholders from research, higher education, industry & agriculture in France and more particularly the Champagne-Ardenne and Picardy regions around the valorization of plant biomass. IAR has built an ecosystem which favors the development of innovative projects within 4 strategic fields: bioenergy, biomaterials, biochemicals, green feed/food and pharmaceutical ingredients around the Biorefinery Concept. Learn more about IAR Cluster here, iar-pole.com

IBioIC - Booth 403
The IBioIC was launched as an operating entity in January 2014 with the support of industrial companies ranging from startups to multinational corporations covering all four colours of Industrial Biotechnology. It will harness the combined intellectual horsepowerof 13 Higher Education Institutes in Scotland, and the abundant natural resources within Scotland. Learn more at, IBioIC.com

Industrial Biotechnology Journal/Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers - Tabletop 1
The Industrial Biotechnology Journal is the authoritative, peer-reviewed bimonthly research journal focused on biobased industrial and environmental products and processes. It is the first and longest-running publication to report the science, business, and policy developments of the emerging global bioeconomy, including biobased production of energy and fuels, chemicals, materials, and consumer goods. Learn more at liebertpub.com

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief - Booth 301
Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief is news for the industrial biotech community created in partnership with BIO. Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief provides a weekly snapshot of the industry with news from Biofuels Digest, Nature World News, Chemical & Engineering News, and other leading sources .With summaries of what matters to you, written by expert editors, Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief is the smarter way to stay on top of all news that impacts the biobased economy. Visit smarbrief.com/bioie to subscribe today!

Iowa Bioprocessing Center- Booth 409
The Iowa Bioprocessing Center (IBC), located in South Central Iowa, consists of 1,600 acres where five companies have clustered together, investing more than $1.5 billion dollars in infrastructure, to transform the by-products of corn into a variety of consumer products using biomanufacturing technologies. Learn more about Iowa Bioprocessing Center here, iowabiocenter.com

Iowa, State of - Booth 306 
Located in the center of the dynamic biorenewables industry can be the catalyst your business needs to succeed.  Iowa companies are leading the way in creating the next generation of the chemical building blocks necessary to champion development in energy, feedstock, manufacturing and transportation goods.  Coupled with access to an abundance of raw materials, a skilled workforce, robust transportation system and a thriving business climate – an Iowa location offers the elements necessary for success.  Start your Iowa experiment today.  Visit us at www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com.

ITOCHU Chemicals America, Inc. - Booth 200
ITOCHU Chemicals America, Inc. represents Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC). Branded product lines include ion exchange (DIAION and SEPABEADS) synthetic adsorbent technology media for sugar, bio-commodity, and bio-fuel applications. MCC advanced pore sizing and ligand technology includes food grade ion exchange and polystyrenic adsorbent media for a large array of industrial applications. Such applications include sugar factionation in corn, beet, potato, and cellulose based starches. Other applications inlcude deashing, deminderalization, fermentation inhibitor reduction and color removal in corn, wheat, and hardwood feedstock streams. All Mitsubishi media is scalable form 5um (HPLC) to 150um (industrial for biopharmaceutical applications). Learn more here

Keller and Heckman LLP - Booth 216
Keller and Heckman, founded in 1962, has a broad practice in the areas of regulatory law, litigation, and business transactions, serving both domestic and international clients. Our firm is a pioneer in the use of interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving. Since 1971, we have had an in-house scientific staff that works closely with the firm's attorneys on matters of technical complexity. Many of our attorneys also have government experience and expertise in multiple areas of the law. Learn more here, khlaw.com

Life Science Association of Manitoba - Booth 318
The Life Science Association of Manitoba (LSAM) is the voice and organizational nucleus for the life science industry of Manitoba. Highly focused on the sector promotion, human resource development and advocacy, LSAM aims to help its members achieve success across the province - and the globe - in the areas of innovation and commercialization. Learn more here, lsam.ca

Life Sciences Queensland Ltd (LSQ) - Booth 102
Life Sciences Queensland Ltd is an industry-led Australian organisation, dedicated to working with its Members to promote the concept of a “bioeconomy” and to provide leadership, promotion and growth opportunities for life science firms and organisations that are working to leverage investments already made in the sector in order to achieve a diversified and robust economy. Learn more about LSQ here, lsq.com.au

M2 MultiMedia Communications - Booth 303
M2 MultiMedia Communications supports online and broadcast media strategies with creative, high-quality video production for science and technology oriented companies, organizations and government agencies seeking to enhance marketing, branding, education and training, and advocacy efforts. Our broad range of capabilities includes scientific animation, motion graphics, and documentary formats. Learn more here, M2inspired.com .

Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation - Booth 412 & 414
Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation Sdn Bhd (BiotechCorp) is the lead agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) to develop the biotechnology sector in Malaysia in line with the key developments of the National Bitoechnology Policy and the Bioeconomy Transformation Programme (BTP).
BiotechCorp is entrusted to identify value propositions for the bioetchnology sector in both commercialization and R&D as well as to nurture biotechnology ventures via financial support, developmental and facilitation services. 
BiotechCorp's key mandates are as follows: 
-Act as a one stop center 
-Nurture and accelerate growth of Malaysian biotechnology companies 
-Actively promote foreign direct investments in biotechnology 
-Create conducive environment for biotechnology
For further details, visit biotechcorp.com

Nexant - Tabletop 10 
Nexant is a global provider of technical and management consulting services to the energy, petrochemicals, clean energy and clean tech industries. As the leading advisor to the world's bio renewable pioneers, Nexant provides independent insights including commercial analysis, project advisory, market research, strategic planning, transation support, and industry training. Learn more here

North American Agricultural Biotechnology Council (NABC) - Tabletop 6
NABC is a 26-year-old consortium of the senior management of not-for-profit agricultural research institutions in Canada and the United States. It provides guidance on key issues of agriculture and biotechnology - including research direction, biobased industrial products and human healthfulness - utilizing reports from annual open fora and consensus-strategy papers. Learn more about the NABC here, nabc.cals.cornell.edu

North Carolina Biotechnology Center - Booth 411
NC Biotech is a private, non-profit corporation supported by the N.C. General Assembly. Its mission is to provide long-term economic and societal benefits to North Carolina by supporting biotechnology research, business, education and strategic policy statewide. Learn more about NC Biotech here, ncbiotech.org

Phage Consultants - Booth 320
Due to our extensive practical expertise and research-based knowledge, we are a world leader in prevention and eradication of contaminations in bioprocesses. We are also active in contract research and contract manufacturing services in all aspects of bacteriophage use in various fields of biotechnology, medicine, food and crop protection. Learn more about Phage Consultants here, phageconsultants.com

Phenometrics, Inc. - Tabletop 9
Grow Algae Smarter. The Phenometrics PBR101 is a small, specialized, highly-controlled PhotoBioReactor that allows complete systematic optimization of key algal growth factors such as programmable diurnal light cycles and temperature; controlled gas flows (such as CO2); stirring; and continuous-flow or measured injection turbidostatic cultivation (via pump, syringe, or other methods). Learn more about Phenometrics here, phenometricsinc.com

PHL Life Sciences Congress a Division of PHLCVB - Booth 202
The Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress (PHLLife) is a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), and connects the tri-state's (Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware) life sciences leaders representing medial, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, higher education, research, venture capital, and the health care industries to collaborate and brand the Philadelphia region as "America's Life Sciences Meetings Destination." Learn more here.

Queensland University of Technology - Booth 100
The Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities (CTCB) at Queensland University of Technology brings together a unique mix of international expertise in plant biotechnology, biomass process engineering, industrial chemistry and commercialization to create a continuum of research and development from the laboratory through to products. The CTCB is unique with an R&D pipeline from gene discovery through to field demonstration and pilot plant production specializing in tropical crops. Learn more here, ctcb.qut.edu.au

Scottish Development International - Booth 401
Scottish Development International (SDI) is Scotland's main economic development agency and its role is to assist in the growth of the Scottish economy by helping Scottish-based companies develop their international trade and encouraging inward investment. SDI has a dedicated Life Sciences and Chemicals team that can help a company or project benefit from the business and research opportunities available in Scotland. In 2013 Scotland launched its National Plan for Industrial Biotechnology - Towards a Greener, Cleaner, 2025, which outlines Scotland's ambition to grow industrial biotechnology related turnover to £900m by 2025. National Plan for Industrial Biotechnology

Sterne Kessler Goldstein + Fox - Booth 415
For 35 years, intellectual propertylaw firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox has helped companies strategize, build, and enforce worldwide IP portfolios. The firm is committed to helping bring clean technology innovation to market through strategic IP counsel. One of the key areas of focus for its CleanTech Industry Group is biofeuls innovation. Learn more here, skgf.com

Succinity - Tabletop 7
Succinity is a joint venture between BASF and Corbion Purac for the production and commercialization of biobased succinic acid with the name Succinity. Our mission is to enable customers to develop sustainable solutions for various industries. We are dedicated to becoming a world-leading supplier of biobased succinic acid. Learn more here,  succinity.com

Sustainability Consult - Booth 407 
Sustainability Consult has a proven track record of providing marketing communications and media relations services to companies and organizations in the bio-based industries.  With a focus on sustainability and credible communications and a long history of working on chemicals, plastics and energy, we understand the bio-based industry and have the right media and stakeholder contacts.  
We know that effective and credible marketing communications and media relations can help bring products to market, build brands and gain market share. We have taken start-ups from low visibility through to IPO and supported multinationals in their sustainability and bio-based communications. All our clients have seen increased awareness of their brands from working with us.
Sustainability Consult is a responsible  business and a member of 1% for the Planet, donating 1% of sales to environmental non-profits. Learn more about Sustainability Consult here or tweet us @SustConsult .

United Soybean Board - Tabletop 4

United Soybean Board is a farmer-funded organization working with industry, academia and government to commercialize industrial applications utilizing soybean derivatives. Soy advantages include performance, cost, sustainability and environmental benefits. USB-funded commercialization successes include foams, composites, paints, coatings, adhesives and solvents, and new research includes fibers, paper, and rubber. Learn more here, soynewuses.org

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Booth 404
USDA has many programs resources available to assist the broad complement of stakeholders to respond to bioeconomy-related issues and opportunities, including BioPreferred and voluntary labeling program, basic scientific research to the development and commercialization of new technologies, ourtreach and education, technical and financial assistance, and infrastructure. USDA is leading the way for a clean energy future for our country. Learn more at usda.gov