Mission 10.000

Mission 10.000 is a collaborative multi-actor initiative to increase the impact of research in issues of social relevance, involving all the relevant actors to solve complex challenges.

Topics

Abstracts may focus on any of the topics related to the applications of Key Enable Technologies (particularly nanotechnology) in the main areas of the Bioeconomy (agriculture, food and water resources). A way of indication, not excluding, the following are:

Agriculture (including forestry sector) topics:

  • Adaptation to climate change
  • Precision agriculture and protected cultivation
  • Agriculture 4.0 and sensorization
  • Minimization of post-harvest losses
  • Energy crops and biorefineries
  • Other related topics

Water resources topics:

  • Desertification
  • Water quality
  • Recycling and treatment systems
  • Integral management of the water cycle
  • Other related topics

Food industry topics:

  • IIndustrialization of traditional foods and endogenous resources
  • Functional foods and health
  • Recovery of by-products and waste
  • Industry 4.0
  • Food structure and gastronomic engineering
  • Other related topic

Who attends?

NanoGatewayIco-Politica

POLITICAL LEADERS

NanoGatewayIco Investigador

RESEARCHERS AND SCIENTISTS

NanoGatewayIco-Inversor

INVESTORS

NanoGatewayIco-empresa

SMEs AND BIG COMPANIES

NanoGatewayIco-medios

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL MEDIA

NanoGatewayIco-publico

GENERAL PUBLIC

Free entrance for all attendees

The registration fee includes:

  • Admittance to all Conference sessions
  • Visits to the Exhibition area
  • Participation in Brokerage event (pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings)
  • Admittance to the Closing Ceremony
  • Conference Booklet
  • On-site lunches and coffee-breaks
  • Certificate of attendance

Submit your abstract

Download the document to know all the information about the call for abstract:

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Step 1

Download and complete the abstract template:

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Step 2

Submit it in the following link:

When & Where?

17th October 2018

FORUM BRAGA – Av. Dr. Francisco Pires Gonçalves, 4711-909 Braga, Portugal

What can you expect?

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A diverse programme of excellence

Including top level cross-disciplinary scientific sessions:

  • Scientific programme Scientific sessions with talks and presentationscovering a wide range of topics relating to the bio-economy.
  • Transversal programme Sessions with noteworthy academics, business figures and politicians, interactive discussions, knowledge exchange and opportunities for professional networking.

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A dynamic and collaborative environment

Those in attendance are both the audience and the protagonists, there is continuous interaction between attendees and speakers to generate more knowledge transfer, more ideas and more opportunities.

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Top level experts available at your disposition and in your network of contacts

Academics, business figures, politicians, experts in science and innovation in general and particularly in the bio-economy, will participate in the networking activities generating numerous opportunities for interaction: matchmaking (supply-demand), personalized meeting schedule and other activities during and after the conference.

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Free exhibition area

This allows professionals and academics to exhibit their projects, results, technologies and innovations by means of on site presentations and demonstrations. Presentations of participants and exhibitors is during coffee breaks.

PROGRAMME | MISSION 10.000

NANOTECHNOLOGY an enabler for the BIOECONOMY

Wednesday | October 17th, 2018

NOTE: The cross-cutting program is a tentative schedule. Times listed are subject to change. A more detailed final conference program will be published in September. Check back often for updates or subscribe to our newsletter at our website:  nanogateway.eu/mission10000

Download the pdf programme

9:00
Registration
9:30 – 10:00

OPENING

Manuel Heitor Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal
Lars Montelius Director General INL, Portugal
POCTEP Cross-Border Regions Representatives

Plenary sessions

10:00 – 10:45

KEY ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES FOR BIOECONOMY

“Key Enabling Technologies for the future Bioeconomy”

Prof. Orlando J. Rojas

Editor-in-Chief Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology

Chair Aalto’s Materials Platform

Professor of Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems, Bio-based Colloids and Materials (BiCMat) group, in School of Chemical Engineering, Aalto University, Finland

Principal Investigator of Finland´s Centre of Excellence in “Molecular Engineering of Bio-synthetic Hybrid Materials” (HYBER).

10:00

EU SCIENCE AND INNOVATION FRAMEWORK BEYOND 2020 : MISSIONS AND ECOSYSTEMS FOR SCIENCE, START-UPS AND INDUSTRY

To Be Confirmed

10:45 – 11:00
Coffee break

Scientific sessions

11:00 – Session 1

AGRO/FORESTRY MISSION: Growing our common future

11:00 – 11:30 | “Bioinspired membranes and filters from cellulose nanofibrils”

Tekla Tammelin, D.Sc (Tech)
Principal Scientist in Fibres and Biobased Materials Research area and Docent in Bioproduct Technology, Aalto University
Principal Investigator in Nanocellulosic Materials,
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

11:30 – 12:30 | Oral presentations. Chair: Tekla Tammelin

Oleogels based on vegetable oil and epoxidized cellulose paste
  • Esperanza Cortés-Triviño, Pro2TecS- Center for Research in Product Technology and Chemical Processes. University of Huelva, Spain.
Hybrid magnetic nanostructured agents for environmental remediation
  • Yolanda Piñeiro, Department of Applied Physics. University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
In quest of green & sustainable technologies for a circular economy of water in agriculture
  • Moisés Canle, Dept. of Chemistry. University of Coruña, Spain.
DNA biosensor to detect invasive species in water sources
  • Joana Guerreiro, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory. Portugal.

Cross-cutting sessions

11:00 – Parallel session 1

BUILDING THE BIOECONOMY

“Innovation hubs and platforms to foster the market uptake of KETs and interregional cooperation”

Chair: Sonia Pazos Business and Strategic Relations Officer, INL. Portugal
Heiner Linke
Professor of Nanophysics and Director of NanoLund Center for Nanoscience. Lund University, Sweden
Judit Anda
Coordinator S3 Traceability and Big Data in Agri-food Value Chain and Coordinator of DIH Andalucía AgroTech. Junta de Andalucía, Spain.
Fabio Boscareli
Coordinator S3 AGRI-FOOD HI TECH FARMING, Italy

 

“Smart Agrifood project presentation”

Luís Mira
President at Inovisa and National Representative of Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems on Agricultural Research at the EC. Portugal

 

“Cluster NANOROAD project workshop”

Paula Galvão
Business and Strategic Relations Chief Officer, INL. Portugal
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch

Scientific sessions

13:30 – 14:30 – Poster Exhibition

14:30 – 16:00 – Session 2

FOOD INDUSTRY MISSION: Nourishing our common future

14:30 – 15:00 | “Are edible oleocolloids the final frontier in food innovation?”

Ashok R. Patel, PhD

Associate Professor Biotechnology & Food Engineering at Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Shantou, China

15:00 – 16:00 | Oral presentations. Chair: Ashok. R. Patel

Mentha pulegium-nanofitossomas: desenvolvimento de nutracêuticos com atividade neuromoduladora
  • João Bernardo, REQUIMTE/LAQV, Group of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy. University of Porto and Coimbra, Portugal.
Fabrication of highly monodisperse bacteriophage-loaded microstructures in droplet microfluidics
  • Luís Passos, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory; University of Minho. Portugal.
Development of nanostructured lipid carriers based on oleogel using rhamnolipids as surfactant
  • Alexandra Azevedo, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory; Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho.
Oleogels for the development of healthier meat-based food products
Artur Martins, Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho. Portugal.

Cross-cutting sessions

13:30 – 15:00 – Parallel session 2

POWERING BIOECONOMY THROUGH TALENT RESEARCH & INNOVATION
Chair: Pedro Carneiro Business and Strategic Relations Officer, INL. Portugal

13:30 – 14:00 | “Talent, Research and Innovation for bioeconomy”

João Nunes
President and CEO of Associação BLC3 – Campus de Tecnologia e Inovação, Portugal
Paulo Vilaça
Chief Operations Officer at SilicoLife, Portugal
Joana Branco
Innovation Director at Biocant Inovação, Portugal

14:00 – 15:00 | “Funding Opportunities for research, innovation and bioeconomy”

António Bob Santos
Administrator of ANI (National Innovation Agency) of Portugal
Victoria Ley
Head of the Division of Coordination, Evaluation and Follow up at the Spanish Research Agency
Jesús Escudero
International Relations INIA (National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology). Spanish NCP for H2020 – Societal Challenge 2 Bioeconomy
Marta Candeias
Portuguese NCP of FP R&D H2020 for Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

15:00 – 16:00 – Side activities

Side activities

NANORIS3 Working Group Meeting
Startups Demoday
Exhibition area

16:00 – 17:00
Coffee break

Scientific sessions

16:30 – 18:00 – Session 3

WATER & AQUACULTURE MISSION: Irrigating our common future

16:30 – 17:00 |  “Developments of autonomous biosensors for seawater monitoring”

Marinella Farré, PhD
Research scientist, permanent staff at IDÆA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain

 

17:00 – 18:00 | Oral Presentations. Chair: Marinella Farré

Covalent Organic Frameworks for in situ adsorption of okadaic acid
  • Soraia Fernandes, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory. Portugal.
Development of an electrochemical sensor based on MIP-QDs for assessing cocaine and metabolites
  • Raquel Queirós, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory; University of Santiago de Compostela. Spain-Portugal.
Magnetic covalent organic framework for the adsorption of marine phycotoxins
  • Vanesa Romero, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory. Portugal.
Nanotechnology to address the problem of water resources contamination by heavy metals: A roadmap
  • Edgar E. Gonzalez, Geophysical Institute, Faculty of Engineering. Pontifical University Javeriana, Colombia.

Cross-cutting sessions

17:00 – 18:30 – Parallel session 3

BUILDING AND CONECTING STARTUP ECOSYSTEMS

17:00 – 18:30 |  “Financing models and partnerships for startups”

Chair: Alexandre Mendes Executive Director of Startup Braga
Inês Santos
Adviser at the Cabinet of the Portuguese  Secretary of State of Industry, Portugal
Jesús Alonso
General Secretary at Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry of Regional Government of Extremadura, Spain
Beatriz Asensio
Head of the European Programmes Unit at the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Regional Government of Castilla y León, Spain
Teresa Bernal
Head of the Department of Services and Innovation Observatory
Galician Innovation Agency, Xunta de Galicia, Spain
Soumodip Sarkar
Executive President of “PACT – Science and Technology Park of Alentejo”. Fellow at the Asia Center, Harvard University. Full Professor and Vice-Rector for Innovation, Cooperation & Entrepreneurship at University of Évora. Portugal

18:30

Conference Closing

Lars Montelius
Director General INL

19:00

Award Ceremony

Ana Teresa Lehmann
Secretary of State of Industry, Government of Portugal

Mission 10.000 committee

Scientific Committee

Professor Lorenzo Pastrana, INL – Chair
Professor Adelino Canario, University of Algarve
Professor Albano Cavaleiro, University of Coimbra
Professor Celestino Santos, University of Salamanca
Professor Félix Carvalho, University of Porto
Professor José Mª Franco Gómez, University of Huelva
Professor José Rivas, University of Santiago de Compostela
Professor Manuel Collares, University of Évora
Professor Manuel Serradilla, Centro de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas de Extremadura

Managing Committee

Lars Montelius, Chair, DG

Catarina Cruz, CCDR-Algarve

Rosa Onofre, CCDR-Alentejo

Luís Caetano, CCDR-Centro

Pedro Figueirido, CCDR-Norte

Beatriz Casado Sáenz, Instituto para la Competitividad Empresarial (ICE)-Junta de Castilla y León

Carmen Sillero Llanes, Agencia de Innovación y Desarrollo de Andalucía IDEA-Junta de Andalucía

Patricia da Costa Félix Bermejo, FUNDECYT Junta de Extremadura

Luisa Boquete Pumar, Axencia Galega de Innovación (GAIN)-Xunta de Galicia

Organizing Committee

Sonia Pazos Álvarez, Chair, Business and Strategic Relations, INL
Cristina Padhila, Site Management and Conference Office, INL
Filipa Bernardo, Site Management and Conference Office, INL
Carolina Gallardo Gilabert, Site Management and Conference Office, INL
Monike Rocha, Business and Strategic Relations, INL
Jorge Fiens, Corporate Communication & Marketing, INL
Sandra Maya, Corporate Communication & Marketing, INL
Inês Costa, Corporate Communication & Marketing, INL
Adelino Correia, Site Management, INL