Register now for the CIC2021 Event Series and join our conference and networking virtually

The CIC2021 Event Series will start in two weeks. Use your chance to register for the first session today.

The events at a glance

Under the title “Biotechnology 2021: Advancing into a decade of sustainability”, we will highlight various trends and developments for a future sustainable economy based on biogenic, renewable and recycled carbon in three digital events and one hybrid, full-day closing event.

Thursday, 11.03.2021: CIC2021 Event Series Part I – Bringing healthy & sustainable proteins into your fridge

Wednesday, 14.04.2021: CIC2021 Event Series Part II – Empowering C1-utilisation

Thursday, 27.05.2021: CIC2021 Event Series Part III – How to advance lignin to scale

Tuesday, 29.06.2021: CIC2021 closing event


Programme CIC2021 Event Series Part I:

13:00 h General Welcome

Dennis Herzberg & Karl-Heinz Maurer

CLIB – Cluster industrial biotechnology

13:10 h Session Introduction by the moderators

Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian Patermann & Dr. Katrin Kriebs

13:20 h Keynote presentation


Yvette Go

Capricorn Partners

13:50 h Networking Session @wonder with speaker’s corner
14:25 h Dietary management of PKU with a novel diet containing the recombinant phenylalanine-free protein GSP105

Dr. Yvonne Mücke & Dr. Stefan Rasche

metaX Institut für Diätetik GmbH & Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME

14:45 h Scale-Up Technologies for the Manufacture of Adherent Cells

Leo Groenewegen

CellulaREvolution ltd.

15:05 h Gut Health targeting solutions for healthy and sustainable livestock farming

Prof. Dr. Stefan Pelzer

Evonik Operations GmbH, Nutrition & Care

15:25 h Joint Q&A Session with all speakers
15:40 h Networking Session @wonder with speaker’s corner

Registrations & Price

Registration for the three digital events is now open. You can register for the sessions individually or for all three together. To do so, first select one of the event dates and then “single session” or “all sessions”. If you register for all three sessions, only the date you selected first will appear on the registration confirmation, but you are still registered for all three events.

Registration closes 48 hours before each event.

The prices for the digital sessions are:

  CLIB Members Others
Single session 0 € 80 €*
All Sessions (3) 0 € 200 €*

*plus fees & taxes

For the hybrid closing event, a separate invitation and registration will follow at a later date. If you register for all three digital sessions, you will receive a 20% discount on the final event.

Non-profit organisations can request a 25% discount on ticket prices. To do so, simply send an email to

25% of all proceeds will be donated to the project Gutenachtbus Düsseldorf. The Gutenachtbus supports homeless and poor people on the street at night.


Networking is also important to us in the digital space. The CIC2021 event series will take place via the platform Eventmobi. On the platform you can set up a profile and arrange 1-to-1 meetings with other participants. The platform will also remain active between the individual sessions of the series. You will receive access a few days before the event you are registered for.