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Registration and abstract submission are now open for the "Biotechnology for a circular bioeconomy" AFOB-EFB Virtual Conference (28-29 March 2023).
The scientific programme will include four sessions:

Carbon capture for energy, products and proteins
From waste and wastewater to valuable products
Biotechnology to mitigate climate change and global warming
Towards a circular bioeconomy: progress and bottlenecks

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European Healthy Soild & Microbial Stress Meeting 2023 - Save the date
Save the date for the conference organised by the EFB Environmental Biotechnology Division.
The event will highlight the latest advances in achieving a circular economy, focusing on 7 major challenges:
Recovery of resources, including rare resources and novel bio-based value chains
Antibiotics and micropollutants in the environment
Bioelectrochemistry for energy and water recovery
Nanotechnology in environmental biotechnology
Healthy soil and food security
Wastewater treatment
Marine biotechnology

PYFF8 - 8th Conference on Physiology of yeasts and filamentous fungi
Would you like to present your latest soil research? The European Healthy Soils Conference is accepting abstracts until March 15, 2023 for scientific talks, workshops, and posters.
Healthy soils lay the groundwork for a functioning society, environment, economy, and climate.
The first edition will address soil diversity; chemistry and biology for sustainable soils; today’s challenges to soil health; soil sampling; zero pollution; and climate change.
The conference takes place from Sept 13-15, 2023 at the FHNW School of Life Sciences in Muttenz near Basel, Switzerland.

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European Healthy Soild & Microbial Stress Meeting 2023 - Save the date
For the 6th time the European Federation of Biotechnology and the Microbial Biotechnology Division organise the 3-days meeting on microbial responses to stress with a program that covers both fundamental and applied aspects.
The meeting welcomes, amongst others, microbiologists, biotechnologists, system biologists, biochemists, and molecular biologists from both the academic and industrial sectors.

PYFF8 - 8th Conference on Physiology of yeasts and filamentous fungi
The Microbial Biotechnology Division is pleased to remind that the meeting programme is now available on the conference website and registration and abstract submission are open.
PYFF8 offers an exciting programme of talks across a wide range of topics related to the evolution, genetics, physiology and application of yeasts and filamentous fungi. There will be opportunities for oral and poster presentations, and to apply for bursaries for supporting the participation of young scientists.
We look forward to receiving your abstracts and to welcoming you to Cork (IE) in June 2023.

Registration / Abstract submission / Bursary applications
Thematic issue: “Valuable products from renewable resources”.
NBT Young Scientist Award for best submitted contributions from researchers under age 35.

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A readiness level framework for sustainable circular bioeconomy - EFB Bioeconomy Journal
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It is finally 2023 and this means that we are starting the countdown until
FEMS2023, on 9th -13th July!
Get ready to reconnect with scientists from all over the world, discuss with industry representatives, and meet esteemed microbiologists such as Kenneth Timmis, Julia Vorholt, Carmen Buchrieser, Paul Lehner, Jorge Galan, and many others. Curious about the symposia and offered talks sessions? Check out the programme here.
Join us in Hamburg for the 10th edition of the biggest microbiology event in Europe.
You can submit your abstract and grant application by 1 February 2023.
For questions, contact us at [email protected]
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Every year, the field of synthetic biology advances bringing forth new applications and exciting potentials to explore.
Join us to discuss ideas and views on the latest research in synthetic biology and biomaterials during the 7th annual GASB conference, organized in partnership with Designer Biology.
The conference features a great ensemble of speakers including Silvia Vignolini, Roman Jerala, Birte Höcker and more to be announced.
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Microbiology Society’s founding journal now fully Open Access
Sharing high-quality research for over 75 years, Microbiology is now fully Open Access (OA). By publishing OA with the not-for-profit Microbiology Society, you not only increase your opportunities for global impact and reach, but support us in providing activities, grants and events for international microbiologists. Submit now to:

  • Expand your reach: OA research can be read by anyone, anywhere in the world, with no restriction on reading, sharing, or reusing.
  • Increase your impact: Articles published OA in Society journals get on average twice the citations and 3.7 times the usage of paywalled content, based on data from Web of Science across all Society journals.
  • Support your community: Publishing with the Microbiology Society raises funds for grants, events and policy projects for microbiologists across the world.
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    Engineering Biology: The Next Generation (8 February 2023)
    Engineering Biology is an important and fast developing technology.
    This one-day event focuses on innovative SME’s showcasing how engineering biological systems is allowing them to pivot and navigate a new sustainable landscape.
    Additionally, it will concentrate on how these SMEs develop their business, interact with larger corporations and interact with investors.
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    The 16th Asian Congress on Biotechnology will be held in the Biotechnology Centre of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from the 15th to 19th of October, 2023.
    Even although there has been some disturbance due to the Covid pandemic situation, ECB and ACB will be held in alternate years.
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    Biotechnology for a circular bioeconomy
    organised by AFOB - EFB
    28 - 29 March 2023
    Virtual Conference

    PYFF8: Physiology of yeast & filamentous fungi
    organised by EFB Microbial Biotechnology Division
    5 - 8 June 2023
    Cork - Ireland

    European Healthy Soils
    co-organized by the FHNW, Agroscope, EFB Plant, Agriculture & Food Division, EFB Environmental Biotechnology Division
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    Muttenz - Switzerland

    Microbial Stress
    organised by EFB Microbial Biotechnology Division
    19 - 21 September 2023
    Vienna - Austria

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    European Congress on Biotechnology
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    8 February 2023
    London - UK

    ADMET 2023
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    23 - 24 February 2023
    London - UK

    39th SCI Process Development Symposium
    organised by SCI
    29 - 31 March 2023
    Cambridge - UK

    Microbiology Society Annual Conference
    organised by the Microbial Society
    17 - 20 April 2023
    Birmingham - UK

    10th Congress of European Microbiologists
    organised by FEMS
    9 – 13 July 2023
    Hamburg - Germany

    YABEC 2023
    organised by AFOB
    12 – 14 July 2023
    Tainan City - Taiwan

    GASB 7 Conference x Designer Biology
    organised by GASB
    18 - 20 September 2023
    Freiburg - Germany

    16th Asian Congress on Biotechnology
    organised by AFOB
    15 - 19 October 2023
    Ho Chi Minh City- Vietnam
    European Federation of Biotechnology
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    Torre Norte, Planta 10
    08028 Barcelona, Spain