IFIB 2023

IFIB – International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy – aims to strengthen the bioeconomy network in the Euro-Mediterranean area and to promote partnerships.

The topic of the Forum is Bioeconomy, with particular attention to industrial, white biotech. This year’s edition will specifically focus on biotech solutions applied in the textiles and fashion sectors.

Two sessions of pre-arranged face-to-face bilateral meetings (B2B) between startups, Companies, Universities, public and private Research Centres in the field of industrial biotechnology and bio-economy will take place in Firenze.

Participants will come from Europe and beyond to find potential partners for collaborations, business development, licensing agreements, joint ventures, research projects, exchange of experiences and partnership opportunities.

Topic Addressed

  • Bioeconomy and circular economy
  • Bio-based industries
  • Agri-food
  • Marine Biotechnology
  • White biotechnology

Conference topics

  • Bio-based industries
  • Biocities and bioregions for the bioeconomy
  • Energy shortage- incentives to overcome the actual crisis
  • How to measure the bioeconomy
  • Circular bioeconomy at the regional scale
  • Agrofood & new biomaterials
  • Start-up pitches
  • From Agriculture to Industries: the role of value chains
  • The decarbonization of the fashion industry: the role of Biomaterials


Participation is free of charge.

More: https://ifib-2023.b2match.io/