3rd Algae World Europe

16-17 May, 2011 - Madrid, SPAIN

Hotel Melia Madrid Princesa
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Jorge Arenas-Vidal

Jorge is Founder and CEO of the BioSerentia Group, a Business Accelerator for Life Sciences and Biotechnology Ventures and Projects. He is also co-founder and serves as interim CEO at BIOMASSBOOSTER, a functional genomics company of the Group devoted to provide disruptive biotech solutions to meet the efficiency challenges in the biofuels industry.

He started his professional career as a laboratory scientist in 1991 and finally project leader in cellular toxicology for six years, before moving to a strategy consulting position in the healthcare practice at Arthur Andersen. He serves in the Boards of other three high tech start ups. He also contributes to the work of the European Commission in the Lead Market Initiative, being member of the Bio-Based Products Working Group.

As a scientist, consultant, manager and entrepreneur in the field of biotechnology, he has been working for governments, universities, research centers, scientific parks, entrepreneurs and investors for 20 years in Spain, the EU and the US.

Jorge holds a PhD in Cellular Toxicology from the University of Navarra, a patent, and a Master in Bioscience Enterprise from Cambridge University & MIT.



Dr. Jorge Arenas-Vidal, BioMassBooster, CEO
BioSerentia Group
New Technology Platform for Genetic Engineering of Microalgae to Increase Yield and Productivity
Day 2 [Tue 17, May], at 12:10 PM