Final conference oral presentations

Relevant Marine Biotechnology related research projects and initiatives were exhibited in a poster section.

To download the oral presentations, please click on the titles in the conference programme below.

 

DAY 1 - 11/03/2013

11:30-13:00 

Registration and lunch

 

13:00-14:15

Opening Session

 

 

Welcome and introduction by Session Chair and Coordinator of the CSA MARINEBIOTECH
Steinar Bergseth, Research Council of Norway (RCN), Norway

Steinar Bergseth

 

 

Video message from European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science
Commissioner Máire Geoghegan Quinn

maire Geoghegan Quinn

 

 

Coordination and Support Action for European Marine Biotechnology Research (CSA MARINEBIOTECH)
Steinar Bergseth, Research Council of Norway
Jan-Bart Calewaert, European Marine Board

Steinar Bergseth

Jan-Bart Calewaert

 

Are we realising the Vision and Strategy for European Marine Biotechnology Research?
Joel Querellou, French Research Institute for Exploration of the Sea (Ifremer), former Chair of the Marine Board Working Group on Marine Biotechnology, France

Joel Querellou

 

14:15-15:45

Session 1: Perspectives from the scientific community

 

 

 

Session Chair: Jan-Bart Calewaert, European Marine Board

Jan-Bart Calewaert

 

 

Keynote: Sea anemone toxins: insecticides and painkillers of the future?
Jan Tytgat, KULeuven, Belgium

Jan Tytgat

 

FP7 Marine Metagenomics for New Biotechnological Applications (MAMBA) – Lessons from successful Pan-European collaboration
Peter N. Golyshin, Bangor University, UK

 Peter Golyshin

 

Marine Genetic Resources and the Law of the Sea
Charlotte Salpin, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, United Nations, USA

 Charlotte salpin

 

Marine Biodiversiy and Gene Patents - Balancing the preservation of Marine Genetic Resources (MGR) and the equitable generation of benefits for society
Jesús M. Arrieta, Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA), Spain

 

 jesus arrieta

15:45-16:30

Coffee

 

16:30-18:00

Panel discussion: Aligning and linking national research efforts with European research collaborations, challenges and developments

 

 

Moderated by Niall McDonough, European Marine Board, Belgium

 

Niall McDonough

 

Alan Dobson, University College Cork, Ireland – Beaufort Bio
The Beaufort Marine Biodiscover project

Alan Dobson
 

Antonio Figueras, Immunology and Genomics Group, Institute of Marine Research, CSIC Vigo, Spain
AQUAGENOMICS

Antonio Figueras

 

Michael Schnekenburger, Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire du Cancer (LBMCC), Luxembourg
Molecular approaches to investiate anticancer effects of natural products

Michael Schnekenburger

 

Roman Wenne, Department of Genetics and Marine Biotechnology Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Institute of Oceanology

Roman Wenne

 

Jean-Paul Cadoret, French Research Institute for Exploration of the Sea (Ifremer), France
Greenstars project

 Jean-Paul Cadoret

18:00-20:00

Reception/standing dinner

 

 

DAY 2 - 12/03/2013

9:00-11:00

Session 2: Academic-industry collaborations

 

 

 

Session Chair: Meredith Lloyd-Evans, Biobridge, UK

Meredith Lloyd-Evans

 

 

Opening keynote: Variety creates wealth - (bio)diversity as a source of higher value-added products from marine living resources
Levent Piker, Coastal Research & Management GbR (CRM) and oceanBASIS GmbH, Germany

Levent Piker

 

 

Industry perspectives and EuropaBio’s proposed public private partnerships in Industrial Biotech
Nathalie Moll, EuropaBio

Nathalie Moll

 

 

An integrative academic-industry collaboration for biotechnology-driven discovery of new functions in marine environmental metagenomes
Renzo Kottmann, MPI-Bremen, MicroB3, Germany

Renzo Kottman

 

 

Social science informed support systems to better understand the European Marine Biotechnology landscape and innovation links
Antoine Schoen, Université Paris-Est, France

 Antoine Schoen

 

 

Closing keynote: Industrial bio, marine bio and the bio-based economy
Cees Sagt, DSM Biotechnology Center, The Netherlands

Cees Sagt  

11:00-11:30

Coffee

 

11:30-13:00

Panel discussion on Industry-academic collaborations: lessons for the future

 

 

 

Moderated by Torger Børresen, DTU Food, Denmark

Torger Brresen

 

 

Rui L. Reis, University of Minho (UM), Portugal
3 B's - Special - Iberomare - Marmed

Rui L. Reis

 

 

Rachel Sellin, Chair of the Marine Biotech committee of Pôle-Mer Bretagne (regional cluster in Brittany), France
Pôle-Mer Bretagne

rachel portal-sellin

 

 

Andrew Mearns Spragg, Aquapharm, UK
The Ocean Pharmacy: New antibiotic leads from Marine Micro-organisms

Andrew Mearns Spragg

 

 

Kjersti Lie Gabrielsen, Biobank of Arctic Marine Organisms (Marbank), Norway
Marbank

Kjersti Lie Gabrielsen

 

13:00-14:00

Lunch

 

14:00-15:30

Session 3: Marine Biotechnology Science Policy and Coordination: status and challenges for Europe

   

 

Session Chair: Catherine Boyen, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), France

 Catherine Boyen  

 

Keynote: SUBMARINER - towards a Regional network to strengthen the role of blue biotechnology within the Baltic Sea region
Angela Schultz-Zehden, s.Pro., SUBMARINER coordinator, Germany
Steffen Lüsse, Ministery of Economic Affairs, Employment, Transport and Technology of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

 Angela Schultz-Zehden  Steffen Luesse

 

Global perspectives on marine biotechnology science and technology policy work
Jacqueline Allan, OECD

 Jacqueline Allan  

 

Perspectives from the European Commission DG RTD on the role of marine biotechnology in Horizon 2020
Garbiñe Guiu Etxerberria, European Commission DG Research and Innovation

 Garbine Guiu  

 

Perspectives from the European Commission DG MARE on the role of Marine Biotechnology in the EC Blue Growth Strategy and the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP)
Sebastián Rodríguez Alfaro, European Commission DG MARE

 Sebastian Rodriguez Alfaro  

15:30-16:00

Coffee

 

16:00-17:20

Closing Session: Towards a coherent pan-European science policy and coordination for Marine Biotechnology Research

 

 

 

Introductory presentation: From CSA to ERA-NET – Towards an ERA-NET in Marine Biotechnology
Steinar Bergseth, RCN, Norway

Steinar Bergseth

 

 

Panel discussion: How to strengthen pan-European science policy and coordination for Marine Biotechnology Research and Development

Moderated by Steinar Bergseth, RCN, Norway

 

 

 

Berit Johne, Research Council of norway, JPI Oceans, Norway
Joint Programming Initiative: Healthy and productive seas and oceans

 Berit Johne  
 

Laura Giuliano, Mediterranean Science Commission (CIESM), Monaco

 Laura Giuliano  
 

Catherine Boyen, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Euromarine, France

 Catherine Boyen  
 

Wiebe Kooistra, Stazione Zoological Anton Dohrn, European Marine Biological Resources Centre (EMBRC), italy
European Marine Biotogical Resource Centre

 Wiebe Kooistra  

17:20-17:30

Concluding remarks: main highlights and key messages of the Conference
Dermot Hurst, Marine Institute, Ireland

 dermot hurst

 

17:30

End