Enzymes for Industrial Applications

Programme

This PRAXISforum is showcasing the latest developements and newest products in enzyme technology. Ready to use in your processes!

Attendees will see featured presentations from companies, like AB Enzymes, BASF, B.R.A.I.N., c-LEcta, Codexis, DSM, Empa, EnzymeWorks, Enzymicals, Evocatal, Givaudan, LibraGen, Linde Engineering, Nordic ChemQuest, Novartis, TU Hamburg-Harburg and VTU Technology.

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Wednesday, 4 February 2015
09:30 Registration, Opening of exhibition
11:00 Opening and welcome address
A. Förster, Head of Research Management and Conferences
DECHEMA e.V., Germany
11:10 Welcome address
R. Waldschmidt, CEO
Hessen Trade & Invest, Germany
11:15 Impulse
Enzymes for a Brighter Living
O. May, Corporate Scientist
DSM Biotech Center, The Netherlands
11:55 Impulse
Biocatalysis - Key Technology in Sustainable Synthesis of Chemicals
A. Liese, Head of the Institute of Technical Biocatalysis
TU Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
12:35

Lunch and networking at exhibition floor

Best Practices examples and lessons learned: successful enzyme applications I
(20 min presentation plus 10 min Q&A)
Moderator: G. Illert

14:00 New enzymes for technical applications
K.-H. Maurer, Director of Business Development
AB Enzymes, Germany
14:30 Biocatalytic solutions for ACIs production
D. Wahler, Business Development Manager Biocatalysis
LibraGen, France
15:00 Applications of biocatalysis in drug discovery
S. Lütz, Head of Bioreactions
Novartis, Switzerland
15:30

Interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables", Exhibition Walkthrough

From enzyme discovery to new materials (20 min presentation plus 10 min Q&A)
Moderator: G. Illert
16:30 From Enzyme Discovery to Application -
Unique Enzyme Products from the Plethora of Candidates
W. Aehle, Corporate Development Enzymes
B.R.A.I.N., Germany
17:00 A Novel Mass Transfer Concept to Facilitate Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions - In Process Scale
E. Byström, CEO
Nordic ChemQuest, Sweden
17:30 Materials Modification by using Enzymes -
Potential and Challenges

M. Richter, Group Leader Biocatalysis
Empa, Switzerland
18:00 Interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables", Exhibition Walkthrough
20:00 Networking Dinner
(Location: DEPOT 1899, Textorstraße 33, 60594 Frankfurt/M.)
23:00 End of first PRAXISforum day
   
Thursday, 5 February 2015
08:30 Re-Opening exhibition
Best Practice Examples and lessons learned: successful enzyme applications II
(20 min presentation plus 10 min Q&A)
Moderator: G. Illert

09:00 Recent Applications of Enzyme and Metabolic Engineering for Chemical Synthesis
X. Xie, Director of R&D
EnzymeWorks, China
09:30 Laccases in the Flavour and Fragrance Industry
E. Eichhorn, Head of Laboratory for Biocatalysis and Biotransformations
Givaudan, Switzerland
10:00 Proceedings in feed enzymes at BASF
M. Matuschek, Head of Global Development and Technical Marketing Animal Nutrition
BASF, Germany
 10:30

Interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables", Exhibition Walkthrough

Enzyme production: engineering solutions and platform technologies
(20 min presentation plus 10 min Q&A)
Moderator: G. Illert

11:30 Development and production of industrial enzymes
A. Vogel, Head of R&D Enzyme Development
c-LEcta, Germany
12:00 Multifaceted and versatile toolkit for high-productivity protein production
T. Purkarthofer, Head of Business Development
VTU Technology, Austria
12:30 Scale-up of processes from lab to industrial dimension
J. Hunfeld, Head of Business Development & Sales Biotechnology Plants
Linde Engineering, Germany
13:00 Lunch at exhibition floor, interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables"
Intelligent enzymes for innovative processes (20 min presentation plus 10 min Q&A)
Moderator: G. Illert

14:00 Enzymatic modification of natural and synthetic polymers
T. Eggert, CEO
Evocatal, Germany
14:30 Scale up of biocatalytical processes
U. Menyes, CEO
Enzymicals, Germany
15:00

Closing Keynote
Rapid Evolution of Enzymes for Pharmaceutical Applications
Jim Lalonde, Senior Vice President of R&D
Codexis, USA

15:40 Interactive networking and discussion @ "topic tables", Exhibition Walkthrough, informal drinks
16:45 End of PRAXISforum

CONTACT US:

Dr. Björn Mathes
Head of PRAXISforums

Phone +49 69 7564-365
Fax +49 69 7564-117
E-Mail:

DECHEMA e.V.
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25
D-60486 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Veranstaltungen
This PRAXISforum is showcasing the latest developements and newest products in enzyme technology. Ready to use in your processes! Attendees will see featured presentations from companies, like AB Enzymes, BASF, B.R.A.I.N., c-LEcta, Codexis, DSM, Empa, EnzymeWorks, Enzymicals, Evocatal, Givaudan, LibraGen, Linde Engineering, Nordic ChemQuest, Novartis, Novozymes (Solicited), TU Hamburg-Harburg, VTU Technology.
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