Speaker / Title


13.30 h



14.30 h

Opening Speech I: Short welcome by Sophia Dini, Canton of Valais, Delegate for Economy and Innovation, Switzerland
Welcome to Energypolis


14.45 h

Opening Speech II: Presentation Manfred Zinn, Dieter Jendrossek, Roger Marti
HES-SO Valais-Wallis, University of Stuttgart, HES-SO Fribourg
Welcome to ISBP2022


15.00 h

Life-time Award 1: Yoshiharu Doi  >> ONLINE >>
Tokyo Institute of Technology, RIKEN, and JASRI
Progress in science and technology on PHA research





15.25 h

Life-time Award 2: Dieter Seebach
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
No life on this planet without PHB





15.50 h

Bernard Witholt Award: Auxi Prieto
Biological Research Centre Margarita Salas, and Interdisciplinary Platform for Sustainable Plastics towards a Circular Economy-CSIC, Spanish National Research Council (CIB-CSIC), Spain
Learning from microbial biotechnology, the key road towards a successful circularity of bioplastics


16.15 h



16.25 h

Plenary lecture: Alexander Steinbüchel
Technical University of Lodz, Poland
A second generation of biopolymers by modification


16.55 h

Welcome to ITV: Sergio Schmid, HES-SO Valais-Wallis, Switzerland
Welcome to the Institute of Life Technologies


17.00 h

Apéro and tour through the labs

    Please note that the program may be subject to change!