Biobased Economy Workshop

The São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and the Netherlands Organisation
for Scientific Research, NWO, invite you to the

Biobased Economy Workshop
Status meeting ● New call presentation ● Matchmaking

April, 5 and 6, 2017

FAPESP – Rua Pio XI, 1500, Alto da Lapa, São Paulo

This workshop joins Brazilian and Dutch researchers active in the field of Biobased Economy. The goal of the workshop is to share results from current bilateral projects, reflect on the BBE Brazil–Netherlands program, and initiate new partnerships for the upcoming call in April 2017.

To register and for more information: www.fapesp.br/eventos/biobased/registration

PROGRAM

April 5th – Open status meeting for current projects

8h30

Registration

9h10

Opening Session

Theme: Crop improvement

9h20

Towards broad, stable and durable resistance to tospoviruses and begomoviruses in horticultural crops 
Richard Kormelink, Wageningen University, & Renato Resende, Universidade de Brasília

9h50

Harnessing the rhizosphere microbiome to enhance plant productivity 
Eiko Kuramae, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, & Adriana Silveira, Instituto Agronômico

10h20

Break time

10h40

Agricultural resource efficiency and reduction of impacts under land-use and climat e change scenarios in Brazil  
Hamideh Nouri, University of Twente, & Quirijn de Jong Van Lier, University of São Paulo

11h10

Project: Genetic and molecular basis of chlorophyll retention in soybean seed  
Henk Hilhorst, Wageningen University, & Edvaldo Aparecido Amaral da Silva, Universidade Estadual Paulista

Theme: Biorefinery & Biomass to chemicals

11h40

Sustainable bisabolol production from renewable resources  
Tierry Delatte, University of Wageningen & Carlos Carollo, Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso do Sul

12h10

Project: Use of branched 1,3/1,6 ᵝ-glucan, Macrogard, a waste production of sugar and ethanol from baker’s yeast, to stimulate the innate immune system of farmed fish  
Geert Wiegertjes, Wageningen University, & Fabiana Pilarski, Instituto Agronômico

12h40

Lunch time (restaurants around FAPESP)

Theme: Sustainable agriculture

13h40

Project: Microbial networks in control of greenhouse gases emissions in bio based agriculture - MiniBag 
Eiko Kuramae, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, & Heitor Cantarella, Instituto Agronômico

14h10

Project: Recovering nutrients and carbon from concentrated black water a sustainable decentralized approach for wastewater treatment
Eiko Kuramae (on behalf of Prof Vet), Netherlands Institute of Ecology, &
Gustavo H. Ribeiro da Silva – UNESP Bauru

14h40

Project: New environmental-friendly compounds to combat Citrus canker
Dirk Jan Scheffers, Wageningen University, & Henrique Ferreira, Universidade Estadual Paulista

15h10

Break time

Theme: Biomass to chemicals

15h30

Project: Programmable balancing of growth and formation of poyhydroxyalkanoates in Escherichia coli 
Aljosha Wahl, Delft University of Technology, & José Gregório Cabrera Gomez, University of São Paulo

16h00

Development of Innovative Catalysts for Syngas Adjustment and Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis from Biomass for Integrated and Decentralised Production of Renewable Synthetic Fuels
Gunther Kolb, Eindhoven University of Technology, & Jairton Dupont, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Theme: Biobased Economy system analysis

16h30

Sustainable development potentials and pathways for biobased economy options: an integrated approach on land use, energy system and economy and environment 
Tjerk Lap, University of Groningen, & Arnaldo Cesar da Silva Walter, University of Campinas

17h00

Closing of the day

April 6th – Open matchmaking meeting for new projects

9h00

Registration

9h30

Presentation of the new Call ‘BBE’ NWO–FAPESP 
Roberto Marcondes, São Paulo Research Foundation, FAPESP, and
Maarten de Zwart, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

9h50

Presentation Call BE-Basic-FAPESP 
Glaucia Souza, Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo (USP) and member of the steering committee for FAPESP’s Bioenergy Research Program (BIOEN).

Pitch Sessions and Matchmaking: The morning session is scheduled for researchers to give a short
presentation about their research interests and share ideas for new bilateral collaborations

10h10

Pitches
Glaucia Souza – Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo (USP)  
Bernadette Franco – Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of São Paulo (FCF/USP) 
Letícia Lotufo – Institute of Biomedical Sciences , University of São Paulo (ICB/USP) 
Celso Omoto – Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture (ESALQ), University of São Paulo (USP) 
Marcos Buckeridge – Institute of Biosciences, University of São Paulo (IB/USP) 

11h20

Break time

11h50

Pitches
Harry Bitter, Biobased Chemistry and Technology, Wageningen University 
Peter Deuss, University of Groningen, Chemical Engineering, University of Groningen  
Brenda Bley Folly MSc, Molecular Systems Biology, University of Groningen  
Leon Lefferts, Catalytic Processes and Materials, University of Twente 
Jelle Ferwerda, International Affairs, University of Twente 
Andre Faaij, Energy Academy, University of Groningen

13h00

Closing

 

Event free of charge

Official language: English (simultaneous translation will not provided)

Information: (11) 3838-4394 | rbs@fapesp.br

Parking Suggestion:
Pio Park – Rua Pio XI, 1320 | ELS – Rua Pio XI, 1650 | Tonimar – Rua Jorge Americano, 89