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Exclusive expert insights from day two of EFIB 2019.

Another busy day in Brussels where the EFIB conference is about to conclude for another year.

The conference gathered policymakers, industry representatives, academics, young innovators and many more.

Bio Market Insight’s Liz Gyekye was on the ground to see it all unfold. Here, she picks out some of the highlights from day two.

We believe that China will be needing cultured meat in the next few years. – Joseph Zhou, managing partner of Bits x Bites.

We have created a sustainable chemistry programme.  – Friedrich Barth, MD of International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre.

We have created a concept which can make use of CO2 as a feedstock … to produce acetate. -Jurgen Eck, CEO of BRAIN.

It’s time to stop the discussion of ‘do we have enough biomass to make the bioeconomy real?’ We do have enough biomass to make the bioeconomy real. – Jurgen Eck, CEO of BRAIN.

We are using bio-based resins technology to make SVHC-free resins. – Quentin Faucret, project manager Michelin.

When you make materials for textiles, you need to make sure the consumer is aware what you are putting in it. – Karin Fleck, founder and CEO of Vienna Textile Lab.


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