Pro-Enrich Final Event: From residue to revenue – Scaling up bio-solutions


Pro-Enrich Final Event: From residue to revenue - Scaling up bio-solutions

The focus of this event is on how to scale up biorefinery solutions – from technological challenges to financial ones and how to overcome them. It will be a hybrid event with the opportunity to participate physically in Copenhagen if possible or watch it via livestream.


Moderator: Lars Horsholt Jensen – Chief Operating Officer, Food & Bio Cluster Denmark 

09.30   Registration, coffee and networking

10.00   Welcome – Anne Christine Steenkjær Hastrup, Director at bioresources and biorefining, Danish Technological Institute & Lars Horsholt Jensen 

10.10   ECBF – A new Growth Stage Fund focused on the European Bioeconomy – Michael Nettersheim, Managing Partner, European Circular Bioeconomy Fund 

10.35  Industrializing Biorefinery Processes: Possibilities at DTI pilot plant with Pro-Enrich as the main case – Anne Christine Steenkjær Hastrup, Danish Technological Institute

11.00   Break

11.10   Technical solutions for vegetable protein processing – Dominik Krienke, process engineer, GEA

11.30   Large scale production of plant-based botannical ingredients – the case of Natac Biotech – Jose María Pinilla,R&D Project Manager, Natac Biotech 

11.55   Break

12.15   Panel debate

Panel participants:

  • Nelo Emerencia – Director Programming, Bio-based Industries Consortium
  • Michael Nettersheim – Managing partner, European Circular Bioeconomy Fund 
  • Eric-Allan Rapp – Partner, AgriFood Investments – Vaekstfonden
  • Katrine Hvid Ellegård – Business Development & Innovation Consultant
  • Mathias Greve-Poulsen – Research chemist, KMC Ingredients
  • Anne Christine Steenkjær Hastrup – Danish Technological Institute
  • Ole Kaae Hansen – Owner, OK BIOTECH

13.00   Conclusions of the day – Anne Christine Hastrup Steenkjær, DTI

13.15   Lunch and end of virtual event

14.00   Guided tours to Pro-Enrich partner stands and pilot plant + networking

15.30 End of event

Registrations and more info HERE