ALCUE-KBBE Matchmaking event

Science-Industry Matchmaking Event between Latin American, Caribbean and European actors of biorefineries, biobased products and bioenergy


3-7 June 2013, Antwerp, Belgium


A delegation of key actors involved in agricultural and bioeconomy development in Latin American and the Caribbean met with European counterparts in a Match-Making Event, in Antwerp, Belgium on June 7, 2013.


During the matchmaking, selected initiatives from the public and private sector from the LAC region, including investment groups, that are involved in biorefineries or renewable biomass based resources were presented, after which potential partners could discuss opportunities for collaborations. The event was organised by The Institute of Plant Biotechnology Outreach (VIB-Ugent) in the framework of the FP7 ALCUE-KBBE.


This matchmaking event was part of larger program (3-7 June; 2013) that included site visits to businesses and knowledge centers involved in different sectors of the bioeconomy in Belgium and participation in the 9th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries (RRB9). This offered the LAC participants opportunities for networking with a wide range of international stakeholders involved in bioeconomy related RD and commercial activities.




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