CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), an innovation-driven bioscience company focused on delivering sustainable solutions for plastics, chemicals and energy, today announced that its executives will be presenting at two leading industry conferences in June. Metabolix President and Chief Executive Officer Richard P. Eno will discuss trends in the biopolymers industry at Smithers Rapra's Biopolymers Symposium 2013 on June 11, and he will moderate a panel at the Biotechnology Industry Organization's (BIO) 10th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology on June 19. In addition, Max Senechal, Metabolix's vice president of biobased chemicals, will discuss commercialization strategies for renewable chemicals at BIO World Congress on June 17.
At the Biopolymers Symposium, Mr. Eno will participate in a panel discussion with executives from NatureWorks and Virent. The session will focus on the future of biopolymers, and Mr. Eno will address Metabolix's experience working with customers to achieve commercial success.
At the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, Mr. Senechal will participate in the "Renewable Chemicals through Strain Engineering and Process Optimization" panel discussion. Executives and researchers from Green Biologics, zuChem, PRAJ-Matrix and the University of Illinois will also be part of the session. Separately, Mr. Eno will be moderating the "Biomanufacturing at Commercial Scale" panel discussion on commercializing renewable chemicals with executives from Genomatica, Myriant, Clariant and Ajinomoto.
Smithers Rapra's Biopolymers Symposium 2013
"The Future of Biopolymers" panel discussion
Richard Eno, president and CEO, Metabolix
Tuesday,June 11, 2013 from 8:40-9:40 a.m.
The Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL, 60605
BIO's 10th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
"Renewable Chemicals through Strain Engineering and Process Optimization" and "Biomanufacturing at Commercial Scale" panel discussions
Max Senechal,vice president of biobased chemicals, and Richard Eno, president and CEO, Metabolix
Monday,June 17 from 8:30-10 a.m. (Senechal) and Wednesday, June 19 from 8-10 a.m. (Eno)
Palais des congres de Montreal
159 Saint-Antoine West, 9th floor
Montreal (Quebec) H2Z 1H2, Canada
Metabolix, Inc. is an innovation-driven bioscience company delivering sustainable solutions to the plastics, chemicals and energy industries. Metabolix is developing and commercializing a family of high-performance biopolymers targeted to the markets for film and bag applications, performance additives and functional biodegradation. Metabolix's biobased chemicals platform utilizes its novel "FAST" recovery process to enable the production of cost-effective, alternative replacements for petroleum-based industrial chemicals. Metabolix is also developing a platform for co-producing plastics, chemicals and energy from crops. Metabolix has established an industry-leading intellectual property portfolio that, together with its knowledge of advanced industrial practice, provides a foundation for industry collaborations.
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