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Questions wanted for our bioeconomy investment and finance leaders.

Our WBM Connect platform is all about engagement, whether its our broadcasts, online networking or exclusive content – its been designed for you to support your business aims in this challenging times.

Although WBM Connect is open only to those confirmed as attending our World Bio Markets event in Amsterdam in November, such is the importance of finance and investment, we have opened our next broadcast Finance and investments in the bioeconomy –what’s right for you (Wednesday 22nd July 2PM (BST), 3PM (CEST) and on-demand) to ALL of our community.

These are our experts…

  • Michael Krel, Partner, Industrial Biotech Team, Sofinnova Partners.
  • Rob van der Meij, Investment Manager, Capricorn Partners.
  • Joey Mason, Head of the Life Sciences Fund, M Ventures.

… so what would you like to ask them? Register now, and either ask the questions during the broadcast, or email them to with the ‘Q+A’ in the subject.


Transforming the bioeconomy from “a niche to the norm” is a challenge that runs through our industry, whether its scale up, supply chains or customer behaviour, there are many hurdles that need to be overcome to create a successful business. At the heart of growth is always however finance and investment and this webinar brings together global experts to assess and review the current status of its role in the bioeconomy.

Across the hour we will discuss risk mitigation, the role of public money, the importance of building partnerships, advice in selecting industries to target and the importance of agility and flexibility. Plus some stories of investment hits… and misses! So register now!

You might also be interested in…

Read: 5 Minutes With…Michael Krel from Sofinnova Partners

Read: Pyrowave closes Series B led by Sofinnova Partners and Michelin

Read: Expert View by Rob van der Meij: Invest-ability of the bio-economy.

Read: Capricorn Venture Partners raises €86.5m for sustainable chemistry fund.

Attend: World Bio Markets (November 2nd – 4th 2020) 

Read: DTU Biosustain gets €100m funding boost to help develop bio-based products and sustainable chemicals.


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