The BioBorneo 2015 conference and exhibition will be held from 20-21 April at the Magellan Sutera, Sutera Harbour Resort. The event is co-organized by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), the Sabah Economic Development and Investment Authority (SEDIA), Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (BiotechCorp) and Sabah Biodiversity Centre (SABC).
Themed “Bio-Based Technologies for Wealth Creation through Bioeconomy”, BioBorneo 2015 will serve as a platform to disseminate information on current bioeconomy R&D efforts and related business potential, along with sharing on bioeconomic transformation programmes and implementation in Malaysia.
The event also allows bioeconomy industry players the opportunity to network through business matching sessions, while generally increasing awareness on the bioeconomic potential of Borneo biodiversity resources in driving new sources of economic growth in Sabah, and in Malaysia generally. The BioBorneo 2015 in Kota Kinabalu will provide the best avenues to explore bioeconomy opportunities in Borneo, as well as a platform for like-minded individuals and organisations to further share related knowledge, experience and opportunities in bioeconomy.
BioBorneo 2015 will comprise of a conference of which specialised panellists who are experts in their field will discuss potential, opportunities within the bio-based industry in Borneo and the regional.
Meanwhile, the BioBorneo 2015 exhibition will bring in exhibitors from government agencies, local higher public/private institutions, research institutions, and biotechnology related industries.