Workshop Challenges & Opportunities for SMEs within BE-Basic

oktober 17, 2011

During this workshop the SMEs and start-ups within BE-Basic will present their cases. This workshop is organized by the BE-Basic Business and Innovation Centre (BE-BIC) and is open for both BE-Basic members and people outside the consortium.


This workshop aims to give more insight in the innovation activities within the BE-Basic program and shows examples of BE-Basic SMEs and start-ups set up their companies.


The workshop will be organized prior to the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology, which will take place from October 19-20, 2011 in Amsterdam.
Venue: Novotel Amsterdam City Hotel, Europaboulevard 10, 1083 AD, Amsterdam


13.00 –
13.30 hr
Registration (coffee/tea)
13.30 hr Welcome and introduction BE-Basic Business and Innovation Centre (BE-BIC), Bram Brouwer
13.50 hr Business case 1: Waste2chemicalKirsten Steinbusch
14.10 hr Business case 2: MicroLife SolutionsHans van Veen
14.30 hr Business case 3: Bird EngineeringMarc Lankveld
14.50 hr Business case 4: BioclearSytze Keuning
15.10 –
15.30 hr
Coffee/tea break
15.30 hr Business case 5: BioDetection SystemsBart van der Burg
15.50 hr Business case 6: MicrodishMartin Hessing
16.10 hr Business case 7: BLGG AgroXpertusRenske Landeweert
16.30 hr Big Industry perspective: DSMHenk Noorman
16.50 hr Investors perspective: RabobankGuus Verhees
17.10 –
18.00 hr
Closure and beverages

You can register for the workshop by sending an e-mail with your contact details to

The workshop is free of charge. Please register before October 11.