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#BIOWC16 Workshop: Investing in the Bioeconomy

April 13, 2016
During the 2016 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, BIO will be holding a Workshop titled "What Investors Require When Making A Bioeconomy Investment?" which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 10:30am to 12:00pm.

During this Workshop, panelists will focus on a series of crucial decisions potential investors consider regarding bioeconomy technology companies and/or their projects when determining whether or not to invest. Some of these considerations will be discussed for these following areas: renewable chemicals, biobased products, and biofuels.

The financially experienced moderators include John May, Managing Director, Stern Brothers; John Kirkwood, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP; and Mark J. Riedy, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP.


  • Tom Huot, Managing Director, Vantage Point Capital Partners

  • Josko Bobanovic, Managing Partner, Sofinnova Partners

  • Mario Portela, Managing Director, Texas Pacific Group

The 2016 BIO World Congress son Industrial Biotechnology will take place on April 17-20, 2016 in San Diego, California at the San Diego Convention Center. For more information visit

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