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Welcome to ENG's Innovation Fusion 2016: NPD & Strategic Excellence for Chem & FMCG

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Speaker panel

  • Xavier Ormancey

    Director Research & Innovation

    YVES ROCHER

  • Danielle Bekker

    Director of Brewing Innovation

    SABMILLER

  • Paul Leonard

    Head of Innovation & Technology Policy, EU Government Regulations

    BASF

  • Alberto Fangareggi

    Senior R&D Director Polyurethanes EMEAI

    DOW

  • Mario Gomez

    Vice President Innovation Networks and Communications

    EVONIK

  • Botho von Stein

    Global Project Portfolio Leader

    MARS

  • Herman Wories

    VP Global Business Incubator

    DSM

  • Stefan Dobrev

    Head of Portfolio Management

    NESTLE

  • Robert Gresser

    Sustainable Energy Platform Director, Executive Vice President

    SOLVAY

  • Corrado Ferrari

    Product Development Region Italy & Global Center of Expertise Director Bakery Soft Categories

    BARILLA

  • Francois Sautel

    Project Leader Open Innovation

    PIERRE FABRE

  • Michael Zeitlyn

    Managing Director

    OAKLAND INNOVATION

  • Frederik van Oene

    Partner

    ARTHUR D. LITTLE

  • Patrick Ferran

    Vice President

    NINESIGMA EUROPE

  • Mark McClusky

    President and Founder

    NEWRY

  • Raphaël Mestanza

    Chief Innovation Officer

    SPECIALCHEM

19-20 April 2016, Barcelona

An event for the complementing industries of Food & Beverage, Specialty Chemicals, and Household Products

ENG’s 12th annual Innovation Fusion summit brings together cross industry experts in R&D and Innovation from both the specialty chemical as well as the fast-moving consumer goods sectors. This edition’s agenda is designed to allow participants to benefit from the shared knowledge that networking and interactive sessions from a multi-industry perspective can bring.

This year’s event will provide you with the tools to handle the industry challenges and the inspiration to help connect with market demands. Engage in real business stories, best practices and forums that will address the following issues:

  • Building and cultivating internal innovation culture
  • Developing strong communication with key stakeholders for alignment throughout the value chain
  • Setting and measuring KPI’s throughout the product portfolio
  • Creating value through incremental and disruptive innovation

Join us in Barcelona to benchmark your experiences against like-minded peers from complimenting industries.

 

Who should attend?

The executives that will realise the greatest benefit through attendance are:

  • R&D Managers
  • Innovation and Commercialisation Leaders
  • Long-term Innovation Directors
  • Innovation Directors
  • Technology Leaders
  • Innovation and Partnership Directors
  • Program Managers
  • Front End Innovation Managers
  • Portfolio Managers

Want to see what you missed at last year's 11th annual summit? Click here to view our 2015 event page


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Testimonials

BÜHLER

The event combined relevant and inspiring information and productivity as well as a fruitful platform for social interactions. Very well organized! This E.N.G. event was truly motivating and created shared value.

CARREFOUR

I appreciate critical presentations with the positive and negative points. We are not here to promote what we do but to introduce discussions to improve what we do.

GIVAUDAN

Great overview on what is going on in the sustainability development in the F&B industry, thank you.

Xavier Ormancey

Director Research & Innovation

YVES ROCHER

Danielle Bekker

Director of Brewing Innovation

SABMILLER

Paul Leonard

Head of Innovation & Technology Policy, EU Government Regulations

BASF

Alberto Fangareggi

Senior R&D Director Polyurethanes EMEAI

DOW

Mario Gomez

Vice President Innovation Networks and Communications

EVONIK

Botho von Stein

Global Project Portfolio Leader

MARS

Herman Wories

VP Global Business Incubator

DSM

Stefan Dobrev

Head of Portfolio Management

NESTLE

Robert Gresser

Sustainable Energy Platform Director, Executive Vice President

SOLVAY

Corrado Ferrari

Product Development Region Italy & Global Center of Expertise Director Bakery Soft Categories

BARILLA

Francois Sautel

Project Leader Open Innovation

PIERRE FABRE

Michael Zeitlyn

Managing Director

OAKLAND INNOVATION

Frederik van Oene

Partner

ARTHUR D. LITTLE

Patrick Ferran

Vice President

NINESIGMA EUROPE

Mark McClusky

President and Founder

NEWRY

Raphaël Mestanza

Chief Innovation Officer

SPECIALCHEM

CEFIC - the European Chemical Industry Council is the voice of the European chemical industry, Cefic is a committed partner to EU policymakers, facilitating dialogue with industry and sharing our broad-based expertise. We represent 29,000 large, medium and small chemical companies in Europe, which directly provide 1.2 million jobs and account for 17% of world chemical production.

Based in Brussels since our founding in 1972, we interact every day on behalf of our members with international and EU institutions, non-governmental organisations, the international media, and other stakeholders.
Our 650 members and affiliates form one of the most active networks of the business community, complemented by partnerships with industry associations representing various sectors in the value chain.
 

SusChem is the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry. It was created in 2004 as a joint initiative between Cefic, DECHEMA, EuropaBio, GDCh, ESAB and RSC with the main objective to revitalise and inspire European chemistry and industrial biotechnology research, development and innovation in a sustainable way.

FECC - The European Association of Chemical Distributors is the voice of the chemical distribution industry in Europe. With a growing membership of companies and national associations, Fecc represents around 1,700 companies of which many are small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Members service a very wide range of industries and meet the manufacturing requirements of sectors as diverse as paints and textiles to cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, each with their own diverse demands and purchase volumes.

ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management - is a network of researchers, industrialists, consultants and public bodies who share an interest in innovation management. Founded in 1983 by Professor Knut Holt in Norway, ISPIM is the oldest, largest and most active innovation association in Europe, rapidly expanding in the Americas and Asia.

 

The Innovation Leadership Forum (ILF) is a visionary and original Think (and Do) Tank dedicated to helping organisations understand and improve their innovation performance. It does so through a number of different
avenues:

ILF Networking Group
The membership-based networking initiative, sometimes referred to as ‘Innovators
Anonymous’ enables its members to,
• Share existing and create new knowledge around innovation;
• Engage deeply with and between member companies;
• Benchmark within and across member companies;
• Keep up to date with latest development in innovation.

 

 

NH Constanza Barcelona

Located in the heart of the business district, the NH Collection Constanza hotel in Barcelona features a lean, brightly-lit atmosphere with an outstanding commitment to service. Featuring 308 avant-garde rooms, including 60 sleek superior rooms, seven Junior Suites and one Presidential Suite, the hotel is the perfect example of NH Hotels' eye for detail.

The Don Giovanni restaurant is a cozy, multi-functional space and proposes fine cuisine. The NH Collection Constanza hotel features the latest in hydroludic water and massage treatments at Elysium Spa and the Wellness Centre to enhance one's image. Our staff provide services in a caring manner to ensure that our guests get the best in personal comfort.
 

The Don Giovanni restaurant is a cozy, multi-functional space and proposes fine cuisine. The NH Collection Constanza hotel features the latest in hydroludic water and massage treatments at Elysium Spa and the Wellness Centre to enhance one's image. Our staff provide services in a caring manner to ensure that our guests get the best in personal comfort.

One of the best ways to visit Barcelona is by bike, and for your convenience the NH Collection Constanza hotel has electric bikes that can be rented by the hour or by the day (paid service).

 

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NH Constanza

Calle Deu i Mata, 69-99
08029 Barcelona
Spain
Telephone: +34 932 81 15 00
Email: nhconstanza@nh-hotels.com
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BÜHLER

CT Sustainability Manager

The event combined relevant and inspiring information and productivity as well as a fruitful platform for social interactions. Very well organized! This E.N.G. event was truly motivating and created shared value.

CARREFOUR

Sustainabaility Manager

I appreciate critical presentations with the positive and negative points. We are not here to promote what we do but to introduce discussions to improve what we do.

GIVAUDAN

Global Project Manager

Great overview on what is going on in the sustainability development in the F&B industry, thank you.

KERRY GROUP

Senior Vice President Quality Assurance & Technical Services

Interesting, engaging, great networking.

SANTINI

Quality and Food Safety Manager

Excellent meeting between quality experts talking about issues that can be an excellent catalyst to create a consistent food safety and quality network.

3M

Technical Manager Europe & Middle East

Excellent conference. Great presentations and a fantastic opportunity to network with peers from within the industry.

HEINZ

Regional Quality Manager

I enjoyed the conference very much. It was great to meet people from different companies and exchange information. I will come again next year!

SHS DRINKS DIVISION

Head of Technical and Quality

Excellent range of relevant topics, presented by industry professionals and discussed by expert panels. One of the best networking events in the calendar.

FRUTAROM

Regulatory Affairs Manager - Food Europe

As usual a great event with thought provoking presentations and open forum discussions.

HERO

Category Manager Food - International Marketing

Excellent way to meet colleagues from food business to network and share inspiring experiences.

BURGER KING

Innovation & Commercialisation Manager EMEA

A very well organised conference with a great selection of varied delegates and speakers. I found it an excellent opportunity to network with new people who I wouldn’t have had the chance to meet in another forum.

DUPONT

Corporate Food Board EMEA

Overall, inspiring knowledge sharing exercise, with presenters of high quality.

CHAINFOOD

Managing Partner France

A very interesting network event which gives us opportunity to get in touch with decision makers from leading companies in the Food & Beverage Industry.

PROCTER & GAMBLE

Raw Material Quality Manager

I walked away with good knowledge from the food safety summit that I can put into practice. The networking opportunities were very valuable. I would recommend to others.

BARILLA

Corporate Quality and Food Safety Director

Good opportunity for really useful networking.

KRAFT

Quality Director EU

Excellent, open atmosphere for sharing industry concerns on food safety.

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Regular price $2,394.00
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Discounts are not reimbursed for previously purchased tickets. Three or more people registering from the same company at the same time qualify for the group discount, but must register online at the same time. Prices include the conference documentation, lunches, refreshments, the networking dinner and service charge but exclude hotel accommodation. Applicable VAT will be charged.

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