Almost final programme: Revolution in Food and Biomass Production (REFAB)

1-2 October 2018, Maritim Hotel Cologne, Germany – Early Bird Discount of 30%

Almost 90 participants from 20 countries registered ++ More than 500 leading international experts and 40 exhibitors are expected to attend the conference ++

The conference “Revolution in Food and Biomass Production (REFAB)” ( will bring together for the first time all future-oriented experts from companies, start-ups and research to have a look at the future of food and biomass production.

The Future for Food and Biomass production (Source: nova-Institut)
The Future for Food and Biomass Production? (Source: nova-Institut)

What high-tech strategies for big farms and small holders are emerging on the horizon to sustainably supply a growing world population? The conference gives a unique opportunity to meet the pioneers and forerunners of the future of food and biomass production. The conference will also address one of the main global problems the protein supply security with the “future protein award“.

The programme – available here – is close to final,  with 4 speakers from Africa, 4 speakers from North America, 6 speakers from Asia and 37 speakers from Europe, including leading companies such as Bayer, BASF, Borregaard, Claas, DSM, Evonik, Lenzing, Microsoft, Osram and Tata, dozens of innovative SMEs and start-ups as well as leading research institutes and the European Commission.

Early Bird Discount of 30% valid by end of August! Register now!


REFAB-Banner-150x65Exhibition opportunities & Future Protein Award

The price of a booth (table, chair, pin board, power connection, 6qm) is 750 EUR (excl. 19% VAT). Further information here.


The nova-Institute would like to acknowledge BIOCOM AG (DE) for supporting the conference as a Bronze Sponsor and the Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e. V. (FNR, DE) as Premium Partner of the conference. Become a sponsor now!

Join the revolution, visit the conference, meet the leading entrepreneurs of the new industry!



nova-Institut GmbH, 2018-07-18.


Bayer AG
BIOCOM Interrelations GmbH
CLAAS Gruppe
Evonik Industries AG
Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V. (FNR)
Lenzing Gruppe
nova-Institut GmbH
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)


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