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Looking back at 2021

After this challenging year, our team and the EFB Executive Board would like to thank our Members and Partners for their valued support in 2021. We wish you a very joyful and restful Christmas and a good start to the new year.

Looking forward to 2022

Please see below for some of the future events planned for EFB members.
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The bioeconomy will contribute to addressing the challenges of climate change
EFB Position Paper
Battling climate change with the help of Bioeconomy
In their latest Editorial of EFB Bioeconomy Journal, the members of the Editorial Board highlight the importance of bioeconomy in addressing the challenges of climate change:
“Bioeconomy can and must play a significant role in contributing to global efforts in climate change mitigation and adaptation.”
The Editors invite all bioeconomy stakeholders to join their efforts and to pay more and appropriate attention to the potential of the global bioeconomy to advance progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals and climate action to limit global warming and climate change.

A bluprint from nature: miRNome comparison of plasma cells and CHO cells to optimize therapeutic antibody production. Authors: Nadja Raab, Nikolas Zeh, Patrick Schlossbauer, Sven Mathias, Benjamin Lindner, Anna Stadermann, Martin Gamer , Simon Fischer, Karlheinz Holzmann, René Handrick, and Kerstin Otte
Read our latest NBT paper.

Policy Lates: Why protect ocean biodiversity?
SCI Event
38th SCI Process Development Symposium
30 - 31 March 2022
The area of Process Development continues to be a challenging and important area for the research into and application of modern synthetic organic chemistry, as well as enabling technologies.
The symposium aims to bring together a wide range of speakers from across the Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and Fine Chemical industries, as well as from an academic background.

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RSB Events
Training events from the Royal Society of Biology
The RSB provides a range of training courses to help give your career a boost in 2022. Courses now available for booking span topics from ‘Leadership in a Laboratory Environment’ and ‘Lab Health and Safety’ to courses on programming for biologists and an introduction to machine learning and AI.

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Merry Christmas from the Microbiology Society

After the challenges of the pandemic and with strong support from our community, we’re looking forward to exciting activities in 2022.

Join us for a wide-ranging programme of
events, including our Annual Conference in Belfast.

Supporting early and mid-career researchers with the
Unlocking Potential Fund.

Publishing for the Community. Celebrating 75 years of
Microbiology, our flagship journal, welcoming
submissions in our anniversary year.

Our Publish and Read initiative will offer more
researchers a fee-free way to publish Open Access
across our journals.

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The Organising Committee of the Joint ECB and IBS Congress postponed until
30 June - 3 July 2024

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EFB Events
Green for Good VI: Global challenges
organised by EFB Plant, Agriculture and Food Division & EFB Czech Republic RBO
12 - 15 September 2022
Olomouc - Czech Republic

6th Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe
organised by EFB Bioengineering and Bioprocessing Division & Microbial Biotechnology Division
2 - 4 November 2022
Edinburgh - UK

organised by EFB Microbial Biotechnology Division
5 - 8 June 2023
Cork - Ireland

European Congress on Biotechnology
organised by EFB
30 June - 3 July 2024
Maastricht - The Netherlands

Enbioeconomy 22
Environmental biotechnology for a green economy

organised by EFB Environmental Biotechnology Division
To be announced
Gdynia - Poland
EFB Member Events
Green Chemistry Symposium                                 
organised by SCI
8 February 2022

What's new in immunotherapies 2022
organised by SCI
7 June 2022
London - UK

European Federation of Biotechnology
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Torre Norte, Planta 10
08028 Barcelona, Spain