Conference Day One

Wednesday, July 3

7:45 am Check-In & Light Refreshments

Achieving Investment Success & Overcoming the Challenges of Operating With Biobased Materials to Access the Entire Market Potential

8:45 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

9:00 am Transcending the Purity Versus Functionality Paradigm for Scalable Success

9:30 am Panel Discussion: Staying Ahead of the Cutting Edge of Technical Innovation to Warrant Investment

10:15 am Next step an Evolution, not a Revolution


  • Trusting existing, and proven, technologies to save time and de-risk industrialisation
  • Tools that allow you to identify bottlenecks and optimise equipment utilisation
  • Putting sustainability, and sustainable solutions, back on the agenda also in a Capex constrained environment

Precision Fermentation

Uncovering Strain Engineering Strategies to Maximise Productivity

11:45 am Protein Power: Unleashing Nature’s Best with a Methanol-Free System for Superior Beta-Lactoglobulin Secretion in the Pichia Platform

12:15 pm Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Develop High Throughput Screening Techniques of Robust Strains

12:45 pm Session Reserved for Intertek Assuris

1:00 pm Operating Freely With Different Host Organisms to Diversify the Applications of Alternative Proteins

  • Salam Bashir Vice President Research and Development, Ingrediome

Biomass Fermentation

  • Lucie Rein Chief Commercial Officer, Cultivated Biosciences

Selecting & Developing Highly Productive Biomass for Rapid Development & Cost Parity

  • Lucie Rein Chief Commercial Officer, Cultivated Biosciences

11:45 am Achieving Industrial Capacity of Biomass Fermentation Through Considered Selection & Development

12:15 pm Understanding the Suitability of Different Biomass for Variable End Product Applications

12:45 pm Q&A Roundtable

1:00 pm Manipulating Metabolic Pathways of Fungal Strains to Reduce By-Product Formation

10:45 am Speed Networking


Our speed networking is the ideal opportunity to get face-to-face time with many of the brightest minds working in alternative proteins and introduce yourself to the attendees you would like to have more in-depth conversations with. Benchmark against industry leaders and establish meaningful business relationships to pursue for the rest of the conference and beyond.

Precision Fermentation

Streamlining Bioprocess Design With Strain Development for Rapid Scale-Up

2:30 pm Improving Yield by Tuning Fermentation Conditions to Aid Price Parity

3:00 pm The Ghost of Scaling Up for Alternative Proteins: Dealing with Process Scale-Up – Real Life Experiences

Biomass Fermentation

Exploring the Applications & Scaling Considerations of Novel Gas Fermentation Technologies

2:30 pm Implementing Effective Scaling Strategies for Novel Feedstocks

3:00 pm Utilising Gas Fermentation to Overcome Feedstock Supply Challenges & Widen the Application of Alternative Proteins

1:30 pm Networking Lunch Break

Advancing Waste Stream Fermentation & Use of Novel Feedstocks to Improve End-Product Cost & Sustainability

3:30 pm Afternoon Networking Break

4:15 pm Valorising Waste Streams to Increase Sustainability & Reduce Disposal Expenditure

4:45 pm Harnessing Advanced Gas-Dispersion Impeller Technologies to Facilitate Successful Scale-up

5:15 pm Utilising Major Commodities as Alternative Feedstocks to Improve Cost Parity & Sustainability

5:45 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks

6:00 pm End of Conference Day One

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