‘Innovation in bio-based chemicals’ - In cooperation with BioVale

Time & Location

Thursday: 13.00 to 14.30, Stage 3


Dr. Joyce BennettHVB Enterprise Fellow / Business Manager of MORF

About this Session

BioVale’s ‘Innovation in bio-based chemicals’ flash talk session, hosted by Anna Zhenova, CEO Green Rose Chemistry, will showcase innovative research, entrepreneurs and SMEs offering a range of sustainable, low carbon, novel and drop-in bio-based products, processes, and services.

Speakers and organisations taking part in the flash talk session include:

  • Session host: Anna Zhenova, CEO – Green Rose Chemistry
  • Dr Fergal Byrne, Co-Founder – Addible
  • Maria Garcia, CEO – Bindethics
  • Dr. Natalia Stawniak, CEO Nuspec Oil
  • Susan Brench, CEO – Starbons
  • Krisztina Kovacs-Schreiner – CEO Lixea
  • Dr. Andrew West – Chief Chemist, Bio-Sep
  • Gareth Little, HVB Enterprise Felllow
  • Dr. Joyce Bennett, HVB Enterprise Fellow / Business Manager of MORF
  • Dr Harriet Berry, HVB Enterprise Fellow and CEO – Natural Compound Solutions (NATCOM)

  • Presentation: ‘MORF: browser-based bioinformatics for biomanufacturing’

Speaker: Joyce Bennett, HVB Enterprise Fellow and MORF Business Manager (www.MORF-db.org)

Bio: Joyce is the Business Manager of MORF, a web-based tool for analysing complex biological data. This software was developed for use on the IB catalyst funded DETOX project, which she managed. Joyce was awarded an Enterprise Fellowship to commercialise the software and spin out a company from the University of York. As well as project managing the DETOX project, Joyce has considerable experience project managing in the Industrial Biotech sector, in both academia and industry.