How R&D-insights lead to new products and
solutions that help solve the big societal challenges
  • Conference April 2 - 4, 2017

  • Amsterdam

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Check out the profiles of the previous editions of the Genomics in Business conference. 
>> Profile GIB conference 2007 (Pdf 257 kB)
>> Profile GIB conference 2009 (Pdf 287 kB)
>> Profile GIB conference 2011 (Pdf 381 kB)
>> Profile GIB conference 2013 (Pdf 386 kB)

The following speakers have been contributed over the last 6 editions:

  • Léon Broers, Member of the Executive Board and Director R&D at KWS SAAT
  • Barbara Mazur, Vice President, Research Strategy at Pioneer DuPont Agricultural Biotechnology
  • David Russell, Director of Technology Prospecting at Monsanto
  • Jürgen Logemann, Managing Director and Global Head Technology Acquisition and Innovation Management at CropDesign - BASF Plant Science
  • Juergen Schweden, then Senior Vice President, Research and Development at BASF Plant Science
  • Leo Melchers, Head Licensing at Syngenta Seeds
  • Michiel van Lookeren Campagne, Head Biology Research at Syngenta
  • Sharon Berberich, then Business Development Leader at Dow AgroSciences
  • Marcus Weidler, Seeds Business Operations Manager at Bayer CropScience
  • Lloyd McCall, Director Molecular Breeding at Bayer Crop Science
  • Adrian Huige, then CEO Vilmorin and Chairman of the Board of Agreliant Genetics, at Limagrain
  • Harold Verstegen, Head of Breeding Cereals at KWS LOCHOW
  • Milena Ouzunova, Head Biotechnology Maize/Oilseed Rape at KWS Saat
  • Matthew Kramer, Research Director at Ball Horticultural Company
  • Susan Collinge, Director Regulatory Affairs at JR Simplot
  • Arvind Kapur, CEO Hyveg (vegetable division) at Rasi Seeds
  • Paresh  Verma, President at Bioseed South East Asia & Director Research at Bioseed Research India
  • Eduard  Fitó, Director of Business Development and corporate affairs at Semillas Fitó
  • Rob Baan, CEO at Koppert Cress
  • Khairudin Hashim, Group Head, Group Sustainability & Quality Management at Sime Darby
  • Palaniappan Swaminathan, Head of R&D at Agri Services Cluster of Felda Global Ventures Holdings and CEO at Felda Agricultural Services
  • Suan Cheah, CSO at Asiatic Centre for Genome Technology (ACGT) of Genting Plantation
  • Ricardo Tolomei Costa, Manager of Strategy and Corporate Development at FuturaGene
  • Marcel Wubbolts, Chief Technology Officer at Royal DSM
  • Floris Luger, Vice President Business Development at DuPont Industrial Biosciences
  • Patrick Derkx, Senior Director Discovery Cultures & Enzymes Division at Chr-Hansen
  • Hans van der Pol, Director Strategic Marketing - New Business Ventures at Corbion Purac
  • Nick de Vetten, Research Manager at Avebe
  • Coen Smits, Manager Ingredients Research Centre at Nutreco
  • Roger Wyse, Managing Director & General Partner at Burrill & Company
  • Jorg Riesmeier, General Partner at Life Sciences Partners
  • Tray Thomas, Founding Partner at The Context Network
  • Alan R. Gould, Director at Verdant Partners LLC