The Research Triangle Park

NCBiotech – Ag Biotech Professional Forum: Bio-Based Economy

Event Sponsor

North Carolina Biotech Center, AgBiotech Initiative

Event Contact

Jacob Traverse
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Hamner Conference Center, RTP Nov 4 4:00 pm - Nov 4 6:30 pm

Growing the Future in North Carolina

The view of the bio-based economy continues to get brighter as agricultural and industrial biotech applications pave the way for production of fuel, fiber, plastics, and other materials from bio-based sources. Over the past ten years, countless agricultural and industrial biotech players have been working to tackle the technical and commercial challenges faced in bringing these products to market. North Carolina is home to exciting research and industrial activities which will accelerate our ability to deliver on the bio-based economy, bringing benefits to our communities through jobs and a cleaner environment.

Come hear speakers from local government agencies, universities and industry about how NC is supporting this cutting edge, academic research and how novel technologies are being deployed by local startups and industry leaders to help grow the future. TICKETS


  • Sam Brake, Bioenergy Research Initiative, NC Department of Agriculture
  • Jay Golden, Ph.D., Center for Sustainability & Commerce, Duke University
  • Steve Peretti, PhD, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, NC State University
  • James Croonenberghs, Cellulosic Business Development Manager, Novozymes
  • Peter Majeranowski, President & CEO, Tyton Bioenergy Systems