Roundtable | Downstream processing in biomanufacturing
- DTU Building 101 - Room S10, Anker Engelunds Vej 1, 2800 Kongens Lyngby
- Gratis / Free
- 28. august 2023 kl. 12:00
- 28. august 2023 kl. 16:00
Is better downstream processing (DSP) the next big opportunity in biomanufacturing? DTU and FBCD are inviting stakeholders from industry, research, funding bodies, and government agencies to the table to discuss opportunities for collaboration around DSP to improve biomanufacturing business cases and ensure that more biosolutions reach the market.
In recent years biosolutions have become a highly profiled business area and both public and private investments have been made in Denmark and Europe to expand fermentation capacity to enable SMEs to produce new fermentation-based products without massive capital expenditures. The focus has mostly been on USP. However, bringing a new product to market is equally dependent on downstream operations. The CapEx investment can be just as big, and the DSP costs impact the price of the final product significantly.
Lowering DSP costs in general is essential for bioproducts to be able to compete with chemical or animal-based products – both industries which have optimized their productions for decades. Some of the leading biosolutions companies have proven they can compete, but it’s a challenge for many SME’s. And even for the big companies there is probably still money to be made by optimizing DSP.
The purpose of this roundtable is to discuss how we can work together to reduce the risk that DSP costs end up being a showstopper for promising biosolutions products and companies.
12.00 – 12.30 Registration, lunch and networking
12.30 – 13.00 Welcome and introduction round of participants
Section 1: Industry needs
13.00 – 13.25 Challenges and opportunities when improving downstream processes in API manufacturing by Emmanouil Papadakis, Novo Nordisk
13.25 – 13.40 Challenges for SME’s by Karsten Dinesen, Chromologics
13.40 – 14.00 Experiences from DTI’s Biosolution Technology Center by Zara Pedersen, Teknologisk Institut
14.00 - 14.30 Discussion
14.30 - 14.50 Coffee break
Section 2: Research
14.50 – 15.10 Use of Supercritical CO2 for the extraction of biomolecules by Eduardo Krebs Kleingesinds, BCBT group - DTU
15.10 – 15.30 Industry/Academia Collaborations on Downstream Processes in Kalundborg Industry by Thomas Neergaard, Helix Lab
15.30 – 15.50 Discussion
15.50 – 16.00 Wrap up and input for next meeting
- Big biosolutions companies with experience and interest in DSP optimization
- SMEs and entrepreneurs working to develop new products via bio-production
- Universities and GTS Institutes
- Equipment & technology manufacturers
- Funding bodies
- Industry associations
- Ministries and government agencies with interest in advancing biosolutions
If you are interested in joining the roundtable meeting, please sign up by clicking the green button.
The roundtable is co-organised by:
Solange I. Mussatto
Professor in Biobased Technologies and Sustainability &
Group Leader, Biomass Conversion and Bioprocess Technology
Technical University of Denmark, Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine
T: +45 9351 1891
During the roundtable meetings, there will be ample opportunity to exchange knowledge, gain inspiration and find new partners. The roundtables are preliminary meetings where we gauge the interest for a networking group with regular meetings. The group of participants help set the agenda and framework.
When you participate in this event, your time will be used as co-financing for the Innovationskraft project, which is funded by the Danish Agency for Higher Education and Science at the standard rate. Read more about Innovationskraft.
Louise Krogh Johnson