Alberta Canada - Booth 330
Alberta has extensive resources in sustainable agriculture and forest feedstock, research, development, scale-up and commercialization infrastructure. Alberta is developing biobased technologies to advance environmental outcomes, reduce GHG emissions, and add value to by-products streams. Bioeconomy Alberta Team is leading, supporting, coordinating and partnering in bioinnovation through their strong technical and business knowledge.
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.
Arkema Inc - Booth 321
A global chemical company and France’s leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, some 14,000 employees and 10 research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of €6.4 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.
Atlantic Canada Bio-Industries Alliance - Booth 201
The Atlantic Canada Bio-Industries Alliance represents over 100 bioscience-based companies and 25 world-class research institutions located in the four Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Newfoundland & Labrador. With over $300M in annual private sector revenues, the Atlantic Provinces are at the forefront of global research in human, animal, and fish health, terrestrial bio-products and marine biotechnology. Atlantic Canada boasts outstanding business-research collaborative partnerships and we work closely with government agencies and research organizations from across Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia in moving collaborations to commercialization.
Avensys Solutions & AIT (Applied Instrument Technologies) - Booth 209
Avensys Solutions is a Canadian leader in instrumentation and systems for process and environmental monitoring. With our strong expertise in Biogas/Landfill gas measurement and cost effective solutions, we measure and control biogas production including low methane concentration, high sulphur concentration with more effective process controls. Together with Applied Instrument Technologies (AIT), we also offer solutions and capabilities in fermentation of gas analysis.
Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant - Booth 130
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.
Bio Springer - 211
Bio Springer, the global leader in yeast extracts and yeast peptones, provides high performance, animal free nutrients for fermentation and cell culture. Yeast extract provides the vitamins, peptides and growth factors needed to sustain high productivity and viability. Customers benefit from Bio Springer’s technical expertise and consistent quality.
BioAmber - Booth 106
BioAmber is a next generation chemical company with a portfolio of renewable chemicals. Its proprietary technology platform combines industrial biotechnology, an innovative purification process and chemical catalysis to convert renewable feedstocks into chemicals for use in a wide variety of everyday products. BioAmber currently supplies bio-based succinic acid (Bio-SA™) at commercial scale out of Pomacle, France and is building an industrial scale plant in Sarnia, Canada, to meet the growing need for bio-based chemicals around the globe.
Bioenginerring Inc. - Booth 312
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.
BIOTECanada - Booth 200
Growing a prosperous Canadian bio-economy takes many partners. As the national industry association, BIOTECanada works with members through capital formation; development, regulatory realities of bringing improved products to the marketplace. From plastics and paints to jet fuel and even cosmetics, biotechnology is creating greener and cleaner products we use every day by bringing together a wide range of Canadian industries including energy, forestry and manufacturing.
Biotechnology Industry Organization - Booth 311
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.
Carbohydrate Valley - City of Port Colborne - Booth 119
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada is home to a growing bio-food cluster known as "Carbohydrate Valley". The only location in Canada with local access to corn sweeteners and citric acid, Port Colborne offers all the right ingredients for success in the bio-food industry including an enviable location, skilled workforce, and multi-modal transportation network. carbohydratevalley.ca
Clariant - Booth 213
Clariant is an internationally active specialty chemical company. The focus of Clariant’s Biotech & Renewables Center is on bio-catalysis and bio-refining. The company develops energy-efficient processes for the manufacture of biomass-based chemicals and fuels. Clariant has developed a process which uses enzymatic hydrolysis followed by fermentation to produce cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues.
Evonik - Booth 128
Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The exhibit highlights SEPURAN® Green Membrane technology for upgrading biogas efficiently and VESTAMID® Terra, a group of new polyamides based on renewable raw materials to provide high performance naturally and lower your carbon footprint.
Genome Prairie – Booth 117
Genome Prairie aligns partners and resources to develop and manage research projects addressing key regional priorities in agriculture, human health, environment, energy, and mining. These efforts are playing a central role in building the Prairie region’s reputation as a location of choice for innovation and commercialization. For more information, visit www.genomeprairie.ca.
IAR Cluster - Booth 129
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
INFORS Canada, Inc - 317
INFORS HT consistency over the years in providing innovative, high-end quality products to the industry, it’s creative culture, flexibility and knowledgeable team has brought them recognition as leaders of incubation shaker and bioreactor development and technology manufacturer. INFORS CANADA is surrounded by an experienced consultant force that provides assistance, technical and servicing availability, as well as options.
Innovation et Developpement Economique Trois-Rivieres - Booth 319
IDETR - Innovation and Economic Development Trois-Rivières and its Microscicences Park welcome your innovative ideas. We provide equipped laboratories, specialized bioreactors, office space and various services from incubation to R&D collaborations to ensure an exceptional site in a dynamic business environment, our engagement efforts to your success.
Web site : www.idetr.com
Iowa Economic Development Authority - Booth 206
Locating 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 booth 205/206 or at www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com.
Laval Lab - Booth 204
Since 1982, Laval Lab has established its reputation in the scientific instruments sector with quality products and after-sales service, for the life of the instrument. In collaboration with SOLARIS Biotechnology, we offer a complete line of Fermenters/Bioreactors: volumes from R&D up to pilot and production scale, Fermentation and Downstream equipment.
Life Science Association of Manitoba - Booth 304
Manitoba is home to a vast supply of high value biomass and the necessary technology and infrastructure to develop it into biofuels, biomaterials and bioproducts. Developing new collaborations will play a significant role in advancing the bioproducts industry. Manitoba is home to more than 30 companies working in biomaterials who are ready to meet their next business partner.
Life Sciences Queensland Ltd (LSQ) - Booth 113
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.
LMC International - Booth 315
LMC INTERNATIONAL is the leading independent consulting firm for economic and business analysis of agricultural feedstocks and their derivatives. Core services for biotech companies include identifying the most competitive raw materials, forecasting global supply/demand, and evaluating target opportunities that offer the greatest economic potential in a wide range of applications.
M2 MultiMedia Communications, Inc - Booth 120
CREATE. ENGAGE. INSPIRE. MultiMedia Communications is a professional digital and online consulting agency that supports corporate identity and branding, public education and initiatives, and product awareness campaigns for science and technology oriented companies, organizations and government agencies. With a central focus on the production of high quality videos and creative website development, M² utilizes contemporary visual techniques, lively messaging and results oriented online strategies to convey the exciting stories of science and technology. M² maintains a professional team of consultants, producers, and a state-of-the-art creative center complete with high definition production studios.
M2p-labs, Inc. - Booth 115
M2p-Labs makes a benchtop micro-fermentation system with real time online monitoring of biomass, pH, DO, and up to 3 fluorescent reporters. The system has oxygen transfer rates equivalent to bioreactor conditions, thus excellent scalability. Industrial and academic partners are using the BioLector® for cell line selection or strain screening, media and fermentation optimization. The instrument is easily automated.
Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation - Booth 110
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 Biotechnology Policy and the Bioeconomy Transformation Programme (BTP).
BiotechCorp is entrusted to identify value propositions for the biotechnology 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
Minnesota - Positively - Booth 202
Minnesota has a world-leading concentration of green chemistry companies, FORTUNE 500 companies, historic leadership in biofuels production and a robust agricultural and forestry industry. Minnesota’s State Office of Business Development is here to help you make connections.
National Resource Council - Booth 205
The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada’s premier organization for research and development. NRC clients and partners solve complex R&D challenges together to bring innovative products to the marketplace. Talk to NRC about innovation support, strategic research, scientific and technical services, and funding and advisory services through IRAP.
NC Biotechnology Center - Booth 303
North Carolina's 500 companies and 58,000-plus employees are a result of the state's consistent investment in life sciences - $100 million per year on average for the last 12 to 15 years. The Biotechnology Center serves as the hub for that community, making connections among academic, business and civic leaders. The Center delivers a spectrum of technology-based economic development programs to spur innovation, education, commercialization and job creation.
Novasep - Booth 124
Novasep is specialist in solving purification challenges from process development to industrial installations and from laboratory equipment to turnkey plants. Our unique know-how in purification technologies includes membrane filtration, chromatography, ion exchange, adsorption, electrodialysis, evaporation and crystallization. We use our proprietary computer modeling tools to speed up your process development and optimization.
Ontario's Biomaterials A Team - Booth 103
Ontario’s Bio Advantage on display, with information on the province’s dynamic economy, competitive business environment, innovation and research excellence, large and diverse manufacturing base, skilled workforces extensive distribution networks and proximity to markets.
Phage Consultants - Booth 210
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.
Plainexus Ecopha - Booth 301
Plainexus Research Laboratories Sdn. Bhd. (www.plainexus.com) provides its biotechnology and biochemical contract research services to biotechnology/chemical companies, research institutions and universities. We are also specialized in the development of bioplastics technology. We now possess an innovative and novel technology solution that offers great advantages for the production of bioplastics.
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.
Sarnia-Lambton BioIndustrial Cluster - Booth 323
The Sarnia-Lambton area is Canada’s first Biohybrid Cluster. Biobased businesses are being established in the area on existing industrial, technology and market infrastructure. LANXESS Canada is establishing a Bioindustrial Business Park, the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is actively working with companies interested in locating in the region. The Sustainable Chemistry Alliance and the BioIndustrial Innovation Centre is investing in companies in the sector and providing pilot/lab facilities for bioindustrial start-up and scale-up at the local research park.
Saskatchewan Bio Sciences - Booth 318
Ag-West Bio represents Saskatchewan companies and organizations active in the research and commercialization of bio-based products and processes. Activities range from development of specialty crops for industrial applications, to biofuel, biochemical and biopesticide R&D and production. Learn more about Saskatchewan’s strengths in industrial biotechnology and bioprocessing at booth #318.
State of Illinois - Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity - Booth 336
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is charged with enhancing Illinois’ economic competitiveness by providing technical and financial assistance to businesses, local governments, workers and families. As the state’s lead economic development agency, DCEO works to capitalize on Illinois’ strengths as a center of transportation, manufacturing and technology development. The agency actively promotes the state’s business-friendly policies, highly productive workers, and entrepreneurial spirit. Illinois is a strong and competitive world leader in Industrial Biotechnology, Bioprocessing, Research and Innovation. Few other biotechnology communities have the unique blend of research, development and commercialization of agricultural biotechnology that make future biomass products possible.
Sustainability Consult - Booth 134
Sustainability Consult is a sustainability communications and PR agency supporting biotech start-up BioAmber and other cleantech companies and non-profits with credible marketing communications and media relations. Our services include events, advertising, design, social media, crisis communications and stakeholder outreach. Sustainability Consult is a member of 1% for the Planet.
TAMI Industries - Booth 208
TAMI Industries manufactures ceramic membranes used for molecular separation in liquids (microfiltration, ultrafiltration and fine ultrafiltration). The main interest of these membranes lies in the fact that they resist to high temperature, extreme pH and solvents. TAMI Industries membranes offer furthermore a filtration surface never yet reached by any competitor.
TAP Biosystems - Booth 212
TAP Biosystems is a leading global provider of automated cell culture and fermentation systems to the bio-pharma and industrial biotechnology sectors. TAP will be showcasing the new ambr250 bioreactor system for automated parallel fermentation in single-use 100-250ml bioreactors, and the Fill-It automated screw-cap cryovial filling system for the rapid creation of consistent strain banks.
U.S. Department of Energy - Booth 116
The U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office works with industry, academia, and national laboratory partners on a balanced portfolio of research, development, demonstration, and deployment activities in feedstock supply and logistics, conversion technologies, and integrated biorefineries. The Office is helping transform our renewable, abundant biomass resources into sustainable, cost-competitive, high-performance biofuels, value-added products, and biopower to reduce our nation’s dependence on fossil fuels.
Verenium - Booth 122
Verenium, an industrial biotechnology company, is a global leader in developing high-performance enzymes. Verenium’s tailored enzymes are environmentally friendly, making products and processes greener and more cost-effective for industries, including the global food and fuel markets. Read more at www.verenium.com
MFÉQ : Ministry of Finance and Economy
The Minister’s mission is to foster economic development and advise the government on financial matters. Accordingly, the Ministère des Finances et de l’Économie formulates the industrial policy and promotes new economic sectors such as industrial bioproducts and cleantechs. He plans the financial framework to ensure that fiscal and budgetary policy is appropriate to Québec’s best economic evolution.
Canadian network that mobilizes academic and industrial partners towards the goal of achieving sustainable, efficient, and cost-effective biofuels. Built around four regional platforms – West, Prairies, Central, and East, BioFuelNet works on the following value chain themes – Feedstocks, Conversion, Utilization, and SEES (social, economic, and environmental sustainability).
CEPROCQ (Technology Transfer Center in Chemical Processes)
The Centre d’études des procédés chimiques du Québec works with its partners to increase their competitiveness in a sustainable way by transfering and exploiting their innovations related to chemical processes. Its top-notch park of equipment for extractive technologies and supercritical fluids and its double floor pilot hall (10 meters high) permit to adequately satisfy the needs of their clients.
CRIQ (Quebec Industrial Research Center)
A unique center of diversified and integrated expertises dedicated to create, develop and implement profitable innovations to improve the competitiveness and growth of enterprises. The Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec is involved, among many fields, in biomethanization, water treatment, composting, plastic recycling, green technologies, forest extracts, wood products valorization, biohydrogen.
Enerlab 2000 Inc.
Manufacturer of insulating products, Enerlab 2000 is a specialist in the formulation and production of high performance polyurethane foam systems and in the fabrication of insulating panels. The company innovates, substituting fossil materials by renewable resources. Able to offer customized solutions, Enerlab is a first class supplier in the domain of thermal insulation.
Éthanol Greenfield du Québec
Greenfield Ethanol is the Canadian leader of ethanol production, all grades together, fuel ethanol representing the largest part of the sales. The firm exploits four distilleries in Canada, one being in the industrial park of Varennes, Québec, with a production of more than 150 million litres of fuel ethanol by year, 80 000 tons of CO2 and 100 000 tons of slop used by the animal food markets. This plant is known for its exceptional environmental footprint.
Public corporation whose mission is to contribute to Québec’s economic development in accordance with Government of Québec economic policy by stimulating investment and fostering employment. The Corporation supports the creation and development of businesses of all sizes through customized financial solutions and investments complementary to partner offers. It also carries out foreign investment prospecting and strategic financing operations.
Ministère des Ressources naturelles du Québec
Whether you are interested in the great wealth of Québec's territory, the abundance of its energy, forest, wildlife and natural resources, Québec's management methods or its expertise and know-how, the Ministère des Ressources naturelles du Québec is your partner. The forest and the energy sectors are very sensitive to support the development of the bioeconomy in Québec.
Oleotek (Technology Transfer Center in Industrial Oleochemistry)
Technology transfer center in industrial oelochemistry, Oleotek offers quality services to businesses in applied research and technical assistance to elaborate and complete technological innovation projects. Oleotek can supply services in scaling-up of processes from lab-scale to kilo-lab to pilot plant scale, in synthesis of oleochemicals and chemicals, and in formulation.
2014 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit - Table Top 5
The 2014 ARPA-E Summit will take place February 24-26, at the Gaylord National Harbor, just outside Washington, DC. 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. The Summit brings together leaders from academia, business, and government to discuss cutting-edge energy issues and facilitate relationships to help move technologies into the marketplace. Attendees have the opportunity to see the latest technological advancements across a variety of energy sectors, many never before shown to the public. The Summit’s Technology Showcase displays over 250 breakthrough energy technologies from ARPA-E awardees and a highly selective group of companies and research organizations. Applications are currently being accepted to participate in the Technology Showcase. Visit www.ARPAESummit.
BECii is establishing the first Integrated bioRefinery in Alberta for converting biowaste into high-value products. With government support, BECii helps companies relocate to the state-of-art facility and demonstrate their technology as part of the bioRefinery. Pilot/lab and office space/other services are available to facilitate technology integration and streamline your operations.
Biocatalysts - Table Top 8
Biocatalysts develops and manufactures speciality enzymes for a wide variety of industries from food to pharmaceutical. The company’s ability to create bespoke, novel enzymes in any quantity suitable for global shipment, gives both us, and our customers, huge competitive advantage. The applications for enzymes is endless and our range of technical capabilities ensures you have the best solution for your product or process.
Biofuels Digest - Table Top 3
CanBio - Table Top 4
CanBio (Canadian Bioenergy Association) is an industry-driven, non-profit organization, previously focused on the Canadian bioenergy industry and now in transition to cover the gamut of industrial biotechnologies. CanBio provides its members with: advocacy research, publications, topical meetings, business-to-business and networking conferences plus international missions accessing offshore markets and investors.
Bio-Technical Resources - Table Top 1
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
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. - Tale Top 6
Industrial Biotechnology is the leading, peer-reviewed journal focused on biobased industrial and environmental products and processes. The Journal 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.
United Soybean Board - Table Top 7
The United Soybean Board is a farmer-funded organization working with industry, academia and government to commercialize soy-based products in foams, plastics, coatings, stains, adhesives, lubricants, solvents, inks, specialty chemical applications and emerging opportunities. Benefits of soy include performance, versatility, cost and a renewable resource. For more information, visit www.soynewuses.org.