Friday, 9 June
09.00 - 10.30 Parallel Sessions
7A - Biorefineries - II
Biomass to building blocks of fuels and chemicals – from pretreatment, detoxification, hydrolysis to products

Jyri-Pekka Mikkola, Umeå University, SE

Enrichment strategies for polyhydroxyalkanotaes (pha) production from fermented crude glycerol using microbial mixed cultures

Anna Burniol-Figols, Denmark Technical University, DK

Lignin valorization - techno-economic analysis of three lignin conversion routes

Iris Vural Gursel, Utrecht University, NL

Biorefinery approach towards a sustainable utilization of rice straw

Chanettee Sikhom, University of York, UK

7B - Downstream processing
Enhanced downstream processing of biofuels

Tony Kiss, AkzoNobel & University of Twente, NL

Entowaste – valorisation of agri-food wastes with insect technologies

Sergiy Smetana, German Institute of Food Technologies, DE

A novel approach towards the efficient recovery and purification of biobutanol: Vapor phase adsorption by combining shape-selective zeolites

Benjamin Claessens, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE

Experimental design used to optimize molecular distillation processes for lactic acid purification from fermented hemicellulosic liquor
Regiane Alves de Oliveira, University of Campinas, Campinas, BR
7C - Valorisation of biomass waste streams - II 

Environmentally friendly enzymatic processes for the valorization of waste of leather industry

Stefano Sforza, University of Parma, IT

Feedstock tolerance of the lactic acid fermentation using agri-food residues

Joachim Venus, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy, DE 

Xylose: An underexplored carbon source for burkholderia sacchari

Maria Teresa Cesário, iBB-Institute of Bioengineering and Biosciences, PT 

Bio-process development for the production of succinic acid from sugar beet pulp derived hydrolysates

Maria AlexandriLeibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), DE 

11.30 - 13.00 Parallel Sessions
8A - Metabolic engineering of cell factories

Metabolic engineering of yeast cell factories for sustainable chemicals
Irina Borodina, Technical University of Denmark, DK
Molecular background of cell wall rearrangement after pathogen infection in flax 
Marta Preisner, Wrocław University, PL
Metabolic engineering of non-conventional yeasts for improvement of ethanol synthesis from xylose and glycerol
Andriy Sibirny, Institute of Cell Biology, National Academy of Science, UA

Metabolic engineering of yarrowia lipolytica enhancing the production of value-added compounds from glycerol
Dorota A. Rzechonek, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, PL

8B - Cyanobacterial and algal technology
Microalgal protein biorefinery
Carl Safi, Wageningen University & Research, NL
LCA of algae based biorefineries: Actual state of the art worldwide and perspectives

Guido A Reinhardt, IFEU-Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Heidelberg, DE

Challenges in the isolation of carbohydrates from seaweeds
Jelle van Leeuwen, Wageningen Food and Biobased Research, NL 
Understanding the role of microalgae proteins on anaerobic digestion

C. Gonzalez-Fernandez, IMDEA Energy, ES

8C - Biosurfactants

Microbial biosurfactants, from lab to market: Hurdles and how to take them
Sophie Roelants, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant & Ghent University, BE

Lichenysin production and application in the pharmaceutical field

Jonathan Coronel León, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, EC

MARISURF – Novel, sustainable marine bio-surfactant/bio-emulsifies for commercial exploitation: an overview on horizon 2020 project

Karina Salek, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Integrated fermentation and separation of insoluble bioproducts
Ben Dolman, The University of Manchester, UK