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Sylvio BENGIO, Adebiotech

Sylvio is the Scientific programs coordinator at Adebiotech, the Paris-based transdisciplinary biotechnology independent think tank since October 2018. Starting with an academic background in cellular immunology, he gained confirmed >20 years experience in Bioproduction and Purification of therapeutic proteins (and gene therapy vectors). He acquired strong technical and strategic business development experience in various scientific domains (chromatography, cell culture, molecular biology, high-end instrumentation, proteomics, analytical services) through management positions at PALL Life Sciences, Ciphergen Biosystems, Life Technologies, Merck/VWR, BioSepra/Sepracor Inc

Before joining Adebiotech he acted as a strategy consultant for international biotech organizations . Sylvio is a multicultural person and has been a frequent speaker and moderator at various academic and industrial BioProcessing related conferences worldwide.

Carine BONNET, ITERG

De profil Ingénieur Chimiste, diplômée de l’école supérieur de chimie de Clermont Ferrand, Carine BONNET a tout d’abord démarré sa carrière à l’IFP (Institut Français du Pétrole) où elle a pris en charge pendant trois ans la conduite d’un projet de valorisation des bruts pétroliers lourds. A l’issu de cette expérience c’est à l’ITERG (Centre Technique Industriel des Corps Gras) qu’elle va démarrer sa carrière dans le monde du végétal et de l’oléochimie, en intégrant un poste d’ingénieur d’étude puis en prenant la direction du département de Lipochimie ce qui lui permettra d’assoir le développement de cette compétence au sein de l’Institut. Parallèlement elle œuvrera à la mise en place d’une cellule dédiée à la Relation Client avant de la piloter. Aujourd’hui elle a pris en charge la Direction du Département Innovation de l’ITERG regroupant l’ensemble des activités de recherche, développement et transfert de l’ITERG sur des marchés aussi diversifiés que ceux de l’industrie agroalimentaire ; nutrion/santé , cosmétique, ou industrie (bâtiment, transports, matériaux, biomolécules, additifs,….).

Sébastien DUPRAT DE PAULE, SEPPIC - Air Liquide

After graduating as chemical engineer from CHIMIE PARISTECH in Paris in 1998, he did his PhD thesis under the supervision of Professor Jean-Pierre GENET at CHIMIE PARISTECH, working on the synthesis of novel chiral atropoisomeric diphosphines and their use in asymmetric catalysis, especially asymmetric hydrogenation. He got his PhD in 2002 from Université Pierre et Marie Curie.

He joined CHIMEX, L’Oreal’s subsidiary in charge of industrialization and manufacturing of L’Oreal’s proprietary ingredients in 2003, as a Process Development Chemist. He was then appointed as Chemical Eco-Design Development Head in 2007, and then R&D Director of CHIMEX, between 2012 and 2016, where he had a team of 35-40 people (chemists, biotechnologists, chemical engineers and analytical chemists).

He then joined SEPPIC in June 2016, subsidiary of Air Liquide that designs specialty ingredients for health and beauty, to be in charge of Excipients Innovation (polymers, surfactants) and biobased actives. In March 2017, he has been appointed Innovation Director and member of the Executive Committee at SEPPIC, and manages a global team of more than 100 people.

His research topics and areas of interest are specialty ingredients for health & beauty, innovation, green chemistry, eco-designed and sustainable processes, biotechnology, process intensification and scale-up/industrialization, with a strong customer-oriented culture.

Werner KUNZ, Université de Regensburg

Research Interests and Expertise

Chemistry of Complex Solutions: solvents, solutions, salts, surfactants, hydrotropes, structures and structuring mechanisms, liquid plant extraction. Biomorphs and biomimetic materials. Green Chemistry and Product Formulation (biofuels, cosmetics, cleaning agents, perfumes).

Further Activities

  • 2000: Founder of the SKH GmbH, Associate Institute of Regensburg University and active in R&D of complex liquids and resulting products.
  • 2004: Founder and Coordinator of the European Master program “Complex Condensed Materials and Soft Matter“ (COSOM-EMASCO) together with institutes at the universities of Versailles and Florence, Lille (ENSCL) and Montpellier (ENSCM).
  • 1998-2006: Co-Editor of the Journal of Molecular Liquids.
  • Since 2012: Head of the Carl-von-Carlowitz Centre of Sustainable Chemistry at UR.

Recent Distinctions and Awards

  • Rhodia-Prize 2012 of the European Colloid and Interface Society
  • Gay-Lussac-Humboldt Prize 2015 of the French Government.
  • Corresponding member of the European Academy of Science and Arts (Paris, London).
  • Numerous invitations to plenary lectures and guest professorships all over the world.
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  • 1980-1985: Study of Chemistry and PhD in Physical Chemistry at the University of Regensburg (UR), Bavaria, Germany.
  • 1992: French “Habilitation à diriger de recherches” at University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, working on the determination of the structure and dynamics of solutions, especially with the help of neutron scattering experiments.
  • 1993-1997: Professor at the Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC), France. In 1993, youngest professor of technical chemistry in France.
  • 1997-now: Full professor and head of the Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry at UR. Head of the chair of “Solution Chemistry”
  • 2008-2009: Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

Danielle LANDO, Adebiotech

Danielle Lando was awarded her PhD by the Institut Pasteur for her research in virology. She led a career in the pharmaceutical industry as a researcher in cellular and molecular pharmacology before she was put in charge of biotechnologies within the Roussel-Uclaf group, now called Aventis. She has striven for drawing her company closer to the academic world by promoting collaborative projects. She was a member of the CNRS National Committee from 1995 to 2000.

She has worked as a volunteer scientist with Adebiotech since 2001 and is currently the Vice-Chairwoman of Adebiotech.

Alexis RANNOU, Soliance, Givaudan

Ingénieur Agricole Lasalle Beauvais 1991, arrive chez ARD en R&D en tant qu’ingénieur d’études sur l’extraction et purification de sucres non digestibles par l’homme (Acide galacturonique, arabinose etc…) pour les valoriser dans le domaine des tension-actifs.

En 1995 prend en charge le pilote industriel ARD et développe des technologies d’extraction et de purification puis un business de sous traitances.

En 1997 rejoint la société Soliance en tant que directeur technique où il gère et développe l’outil et l’organisation industrielle.
Gère l’ADV et l’animation commerciale auprès des distributeurs.

Devient Directeur Général Adjoint en Charge de l’industriel en 2000
Mise en place d’investissements en 2004 (2 M€) pour tripler la capacité de production.
Développe des sous traitances industrielles.
Participe aux acquisitions des sociétés Laboratoire Bomann (2000) Acorane – Somaig (2004) puis Naturactiva (2005).

Gère le site de l’ile grande de 2005 à 2009 et supervise l’équipe biotech marine.

En 2007 met en place une équipe innovation multidisciplinaire et devient DGA en charge de l’innovation et key account l’Oréal.
Impulse une stratégie de différenciation sur les produits historique de Soliance (HA et DHA) tout en développant une nouvelle gamme d’actifs.
Développe un réseau d’innovation académique et technique depuis 2008 pour renforcer l’image scientifique de Soliance.

Suite au rachat de Soliance par Givaudan devient site Manager et directeur des opérations ACI et process dévelopement sur Pomacle et supervise un investissement de 10 M€ sur le site de Pomacle.

Avec l’acquisition d’Induchem vient d’être nommé Directeur des opérations et Process R&D Active Cosmetic Ingredient Givaudan pour les sites de Pomacle (F) et de Volkestwil (CH).

Véronique RATAJ-NARDELLO, Univ. Lille

Positions:
  • Since 2016 Head of the Department "Catalysis and Molecular Chemistry - CCM" of UCCS
  • Since 2015 Head of the "Colloides Catalyse Oxydation" (CÏSCO) team of the Laboratory UCCS UMR 8181
  • 2011-2014 Deputy-director of the EA Chimie Moléculaire et Formulation (CMF)
  • Since 2004 Director of the Master M2 “Chemistry and Engineering of Formulation” (CIF)
Education and career:
  • Since 2007 Professor University of Lille
  • 2000-2007 Assistant Professor University of Lille1
  • 1997-1999 Post doc with DSM company (Geleen NL)
  • 1993-1996 PhD in Organic Chemistry at University Lille 1
  • 1988-1993 School of engineer Minérale (ESCOM - Paris)

Supervision and co-supervision: 23 PhDs, 4 Post-docs and 28 undergraduate students.

Fields of expertise: Chemistry and physicochemistry of dispersed systems; Formulation; Amphiphiles; Surfactants; Hydrotropes; Oils; Biobased chemical specialties; Cosmetic; Detergency; Emulsions; Catalytic and degradative oxidation; Antioxidants; Solubilization

Pierre RAVIER, Groupe Avril

Pierre RAVIER is an agronomist by training with a marketing master degree. He has started his career in South America in Crop Protection Market. During this decade, he handled different job positions in several countries.

Back in Europe, he joined a subsidiary of Avril group – Oleon, an oleochemicals company. After being involved in commercial, regulations, marketing on crop care markets within marketing & sales team, Pierre has moved to a new biotechnology BU to develop biosurfactants from fermentation in agricultural markets.

Caroline RÉMOND, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne

Professor of biotechnologies, Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne, France

Graduated in Enzymology and Microbiology from UTC (France), C. Rémond performed her PhD thesis in INRA (Lille) onto the enzymatic hydrolysis of hemicelluloses. After a 2-year post-doctorate in Reims Champagne-Ardenne University, she obtained a position as assistant professor in this University in 2000. Since 2010, she is Professor and Deputy Director of FARE-Fractionation of Agro-Ressources and Environment laboratory in Reims. She is also Director of the Chair AFERE-Agroressources FERmentation Enzymes which focus on the development of biotechnological processes to produce molecules of interest (fermentescible sugars, phenolic molecules, biosurfactants, biologically active molecules) from lignocellulosic biomass.

Yamini SATYAWALI, VITO

Yamini Satyawali (F) is a research scientist at VITO and her specialization includes intensification of enzymatic processes in food, feed, cosmetics and pharmaceutical sectors. She has managed the projects in this domain with processes catalyzed with transaminases, beta galactosidases, glucan phosphorylases using membrane based intensification approaches. Furthermore, she has scientifically coordinated a national project on industrial implementation of membrane assisted water removal for lipase catalyzed solvent free esterification. She is also mentoring a PhD thesis on an innovative process on chiral amine production resulting in two patents. She is an author of more than 30 scientific articles and 3 patents.

Bruno TISSERAND, Veolia

Current position within Veolia: Research program director for Water

Position within EurEau: President of EurEau the voice of Europe’s water sector

Previous work experience: Générale des Eaux-Veolia since 1985: Experience in operation of water and wastewater services; technical expertise in water and wastewater collection and treatment; marketing and development of water and wastewater services. Research program director since 2012.

Involvement in Standardisation: ISO, since 2011 chairman of the technical committee 224, Service activities relating to drinking water supply and wastewater systems.

Jane TOUSCO, Transitions

Jane has eight years' experience in reinforcing the environmental and social responsibility of key agricultural and forestry supply chains such as palm oil, soy, coconut, cotton, fruits, pulp, wood, rubber, etc. After working for the private sector, an environmental research agency and a NGO (WWF), Jane joined Transitions, a sustainability consultancy, in 2014. At Transitions, Jane manages the sustainable sourcing team and supports leading companies in securing transparent and sustainable supply chains as a way to achieve their Zero Deforestation and Zero Exploitation commitments. As a specialist in global sustainability standards and civil society networks, Jane uses stakeholder dialogue as a leverage to overcome the challenges of complex sourcing environments. Her role is notably to facilitate discussions at the international level between NGOs, corporates, technical experts, scientists and governments in order to reach consensus on alternative sourcing solutions that are both responsible and win-win for all. With an expertise in trade, biodiversity and conservation, labour and smallholder development, Jane provides strategic and technical recommendations to industry players in implementing traceability, assessing risks, reviewing their procurement practices, engaging with their direct and indirect suppliers and developing responsible projects in the field.


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