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Biocatalysis for the Biological Transformation of Polymer Science, 27-29 June 2022
Plastic pollution is accumulating worldwide, on land and in the oceans. According to one widely cited estimate, by 2025, 100 million to 250 million metric tons of plastic waste could enter the ocean each year.

The EFB has brought together scientists who are looking for effective methods to curb it.
Anne Meyer - Technical University of Denmark - Biocatalysts for the degradation of plasticsBiocatalysis for the Biological Transformation of Polymer Science, 27-29 June 2022
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Meet our Plenary Lecturers:
A faba bean pan-genome for advancing sustainable protein security
Alan H. Schulman
University of Helsinki, FI

Applied genomics and green biotech: redefining specialty crop improvement for the future
Gary E. Vallad
University of Florida, USA
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Valuable products from renewable resources: biopartnering between multinational companies, SMEs and academia
Many excellent products generated from renewable resources fail to reach the market. This on-line conference will provide opportunities for academia and SMEs to present their products to multinational companies, with confidential biopartnering meetings between interested parties.
Platinum sponsor: Elsevier, publisher of the EFB Journal New Biotechnology
Gold sponsor: Novozymes
A Publications Workshop will help early career biotechnologists publish their research. Participants are invited to submit articles for a thematic issue of New Biotechnology.

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Our conference has been selected by FEMS and SULSA offering our participants the possibility to receive a scholarship to attend ASBE VI.

Deadline to submit your abstract:
31 July 2022
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Studying the application of fish-farming net-cleaning waste as fire-retardant for Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) sapwood - EFB Bioeconomy Journal
26-27 October 2022, more than 500 industry leaders, SMEs representatives, policy makers and academia are expected in-person in Vilnius, Lithuania to attend Europe’s leading event on industrial biotechnology and the bioeconomy under the title ‘Next generation economies: Industrial biotechnology for a sustainable society’. The Forum will be hosted by the Lithuanian Biotechnology Association (LBTA) together with Go Vilnius – the city’s official business and tourism development agency.

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Curated content: Synthetic biology from the Biochemical Society and Portland Press

Curated content on synthetic biology from the Biochemical Society and Portland Press

Synthetic biology is a rapidly developing and interdisciplinary field. Bringing together knowledge from biochemistry and biology, chemistry and physics, engineering and computer science, synthetic biology aims to redesign ­– or ultimately create – biological entities and their inner workings, opening the door to new technologies and applications.

This collection from across the Biochemical Society and Portland Press brings together content and activities on the subject of synthetic biology that we hope will spark dialogue and discussion on this fascinating subject.
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IEX2022 - A Vision for the Future
7 - 9 September 2022

The SCI IEX Conference brings together an internationally recognised group of experts in the field of ion exchange and its associated uses, including water treatment, catalysis, chemical processing, hydrometallurgy and bioprocessing.
The Conference started in 1954 and has been held regularly at 4 year intervals since 1976. This year, the IEX 2022 conference will be held online and will enable delegates to attend lectures, view posters, meet with authors and visit sponsors’ “rooms” where confidential discussions may be held.
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Deadline for abstract submission
30 June 2022
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RSB online panel discussion Banner
19 July 2022 | 18:30 – 20:00 BST
This free, online panel discussion will explore how a One Health approach can be integrated into research and policy, for prevention of and response to future pandemics. The expert panel of speakers will discuss the challenges and possible solutions facing One Health researchers in carrying out research and advice to policy makers, alongside those facing policy makers in integrating One Health evidence and expertise into policy making processes.
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Microbiology Society launches an innovative open research platfor
The Microbiology Society is delighted to announce that our sound science journal, Access Microbiology, has been re-launched as an innovative open research platform and is now open for submissions.
To ensure full transparency, the new platform turns the entire peer review process inside out. This includes posting the reviewer reports, Editor decision and comments, and author responses to reviewers alongside all article versions as preprints.
During the first year of launch, authors can submit and publish for free, so we encourage early submission to take advantage of this.
Find out how the platform offers a new service to our community.
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EFB Events
Biocatalysis for the biological transformation of polymer science
organised by the EFB Biocatalysis and Biobased Materials Divisions
27 - 29 June 2022
Cologne - Germany

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

organised by the European Federation of Biotechnology
4 - 8 October 2022

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

8th Conference on Physiology of Yeasts and Filamentous Fungi

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

European Congress on Biotechnology
organised by the European Federation of Biotechnology
30 June - 3 July 2024
Maastricht - The Netherlands

EFB Member Events
The 13th AFOB Regional Symposium (ARS 2022)
organised by AFOB
25 - 27 June 2022
Kinmen - Taiwan

Carbon 2022
organised by SCI
3 - 8 July 2022
London − United Kingdom

IEX2022: Technical Training Courses
organised by SCI
12 - 15 September 2022
London − United Kingdom

International Symposium on Biopolymers - ISBP2022
supported by the EFB Biobased Materials Division
13 - 16 September 2022
Sion − Switzerland

11th International Conference on Fiber and Polymer Biotechnology (IFPB 2022)
supported by EFB Biobased Materials Division
13 – 15 November 2022
Graz - Austria

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