The 5th edition of BioMarine the International investment platform dedicated to the marine bio-resources will bring together 300 CEO, Top Executives and start-ups from around the world, on the 30th and 31st October at the Estoril Congress Centre, in Cascais, Portugal. under the High Patronage of the Presidency of the Republic of Portugal and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.
The BioMarine Business Convention brings to Portugal, one of the leading places for investment in this area, the main sectors of marine bio-resources, including ingredients and raw material producers, aquafeed and nutrition, health and pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, biomaterials, environment and clean technologies. Over 30 countries are expected to engage and discuss new business opportunities in this fast growing "Blue Economy". During two days the platform will include thematic round tables, CEOs interviews, pitching sessions, live cast debates, one to one business meetings and networking lunches.
An increasingly complex global economy demands ongoing dialogue between industry leaders, investors, applied research and government decision-makers. The BioMarine Business Convention catalyses this collective energy and network that is needed to address some of the global challenges that the world growing population is facing: feed and nutrition, energy, health and environment. Efficient marine food production industries, marine biotech industries, marine clean industries and investment are the key for building a new, circular blue economy.
The BioMarine Business Convention 2014, hosted by Cascais Municipality, is pleased to count on the presence of key stakeholders, such as AquaGen and Nofima from Norway, Soja de Portugal, Allma and A4F from Portugal, Shoalhaven biomarine biotech cluster from Australia, Tinicum Investment Fund, Sapphire Energy, Kincannon & Reed from USA, HIE the Scottish Government's economic and community development agency, among many others, as well as representatives from the Governments of Portugal, Aquitaine Region- France, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Norway.
BioMarine is the only international platform dedicated to investment in marine bio resources. In addition to acting as a platform for meetings and exchanges between the different professionals of this industry, BioMarine is above all the strategic center of action and initiatives for key stakeholders in the marine bio-resources sectors. Finance, research and industry have learned to use the platform to diversify their knowledge, strengthen their existing partnerships, and build new opportunities.