SOURCE: Information Forecast, Inc.

Information Forecast, Inc.

April 19, 2011 07:30 ET

Infocast Launches Inaugural Metabolic Design Event

The First Event to Explore the Potential $4.5 Billion in Groundbreaking Business Opportunities From the New Trailblazers of Genetics and Industrial Biotech

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2011) - Infocast launches the inaugural edition of Metabolic Design 2011 in San Diego, May 23-25, 2011, with leading global genetics and biotech innovators gathering to explore business opportunities for a marketplace that could exceed $4.5 billion in a few years.

Headlining Metabolic Design 2011 is an exciting keynote presentation from renowned Synthetic Genomics, notably a recipient of a $300 million investment from ExxonMobil. Featured participants include global giants Dow Agrosciences, DSM Nutritional Products, and Henkel, along with renowned innovators NASA, Genomatica, Qteros, DNA2.0, SynBERC, Fabrus, and BioAmber, who will be sharing strategies for profit-driven workflows, and navigating complex regulatory risks.

This groundbreaking Summit is the first event to unite innovators across industries ranging from genomics, synthetic biology, bioinformatics, systems biology to white biotech, metabolic engineering, biofuels, bio-based chemicals, pharma, agribusiness and beyond.

Metabolic Design 2011 will be co-located with Infocast's 3rdAnnual Algae World Summit as part of a special value added feature. Metabolic Design 2011 registrants will receive a complimentary "dual summit pass" offering unrestricted access to two concurrent, cutting edge innovation events for one price. This year's edition of the 3rdAnnual Algae World Summit will unite key players across the value chain to share the most cutting-edge breakthroughs for fuels, chemicals, food and animal feed, and pharmaceuticals.

Metabolic Design will open with a Pre-Summit Symposium titled Re-Thinking Risk and Policy At the Extreme Edge of Biotechnology on the morning of May 23. The Symposium will explore the regulatory frameworks slowly coming into focus for the nascent metabolic design community. The Metabolic Design 2011 follows the Pre-Summit Symposium, in the afternoon of May 23rd, and running through to May 25th.

For more information or to REGISTER for the Metabolic Design 2011, please visit the event website at or contact Infocast at 818-888-4444.

About Infocast

Infocast is an event production company with twenty five years of acclaimed industry experience, including a highly successful series of Bio-Based Technologies and Cleantech Innovations Summits where key industry players gather to share their perspectives on the technology commercialization and investment, to establish relationships, network, and conduct business.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Olin Monty
    818-888-4445, ext. 37