April 1-5, 2019 (does not include travel days)
Amsterdam, Netherlands - April 1-3
Stockholm, Sweden - April 4-5

Recruitment Package

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Package Summary

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Join us this spring as we embark on a bioeconomy trade mission to the Netherlands and Sweden. Our aim is to bring a delegation of 15-20 Canadian companies or organizations to attend World Bio Markets 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, as well as participate in a knowledge transfer seminar, site visits and B2B meetings in Stockholm, Sweden.

Target Sectors: clean technologies; biofuels; biochemicals; bioproducts; forest equipment; valueadd forestry; renewable energy systems; manufacturing; agribusiness; research & innovation

Why Participate:

  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities in the bio-based supply chains and sustainable products
  • Increased visibility of your product or service to international clients and prospective leads
  • Generate sales through improved market access
  • Gain market intelligence and insights
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Participate in business to business meetings

World Bio Markets

The 14th World Bio Markets is the premier assembly for the bio-based economy. With this year’s theme of “Commercialising the Bio-Based Value Chain”, WBM will consist of three unique content streams: Building a Bio-Based Industry; Scale Up & Process Technology; and Sustainable Brands.

This year's agenda features thought provoking keynotes from both inside and outside the industry, lively onstage discussions, interactive roundtables, results orientated workshops as well as carefully crafted sessions. WBM will have enough meeting rooms to accommodate the 500+ industry front runners in attendance, as well as exhibits from the leading bio-based companies from all over the world.

Learn more about World Bio Markets 2019.

Stockholm Visit

From April 4-5 we will continue our mission to Stockholm, Sweden. On April 4, the Embassy of Canada to Sweden is hosting a bioeconomy seminar to discuss key development and partnership opportunities between Canadian & Swedish companies, as well as provide a venue for networking.

April 5 will consist of bioeconomy-related site visits in and around Stockholm.

Funding Available

If your company or organization is undertaking new or expanded export activities, you may be eligible for funding assistance. If you qualify, you will be eligible for a reimbursement of 75% of eligible costs. Please contact us for details.

Join Us!

If you wish to participate in this informative mission, please send us an Expression of Interest with the following details (serious inquiries only please):

  • Company/organization goals for attending the mission
  • Are you undertaking new or expanded export activities?
  • General comments or questions (optional)

Confirm your participation while spots are still available!

To become a delegate, or for further details, please contact Francis Gallo at

176 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 3 - North Bay, Ontario