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The AFOB-EFB Virtual Conference (March 28-29, 2023) 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

Abstract submission deadline has been extended until 23 March 2023.

Registrations will close on March 27, 2023.

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Registration and abstract submission are now open for the Green Deal Biotechnology meeting (November 6-8, 2023). The scientific programme will include 7 sessions:

Antibiotics and micropollutants in the environment
Nanotechnology in environmental biotechnology
Bioelectrochemistry for energy and water recovery
Marine biotechnology
Recovery of resources, including rare resources and novel bio-based value chains
Healthy soil and food
Wastewater treatment

In addition, the conference will feature a session on "European policy for the circular bioeconomy, food security and the environment".

Microbial Stress Meeting 2023
The 6th meeting on Microbial Responses to Stress on September 18-21, 2023 is open for registration with an abstract deadline on May 30, 2023. The meeting is generously supported by FEMS and meeting grants for Early Career Scientists (PhD, PostDoc) are available. Speakers and session topics are listed on the updated meeting website.

In advance of the conference, the COST action EuroMicropH will hold an open meeting on Monday, September 18, at the same venue.

PYFF meeting
For those interested in the Physiology, genetics, evolution and biotechnology of Yeast and Filamentous Fungi (PYFF), there are just two weeks left until the PYFF8 early bird deadline on March 28, 2023. This is also the final chance to have an abstract considered for oral presentation or to apply for a FEMS bursary.
PYFF8 in Cork, Ireland on June 5-8, 2023 has an exciting and diverse programme with a strong line up of international speakers so please check it out!

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Would you like to present your latest soil research?
The European Healthy Soils Conference has extended the deadline for submission of abstracts until April 14, 2023.
Healthy soils lay the groundwork for a functioning society, environment, economy, and climate.

Submit your abstract for a 20 min talk or short workshop input in:
Soil diversity
Chemistry, biology and microbiology for sustainable crop cultivation
Today’s challenges to soil health
Workshop: Soil health, from practical issues to indicators
Soil and climate change: interaction of soil with water and atmosphere

We are also accepting proposals for flash poster (5 min oral) presentations and for poster display.

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The Microbial Biotechnology Division of the EFB is delighted to announce the 11th Conference on Recombinant Protein Production (RPP11).
The conference will take place in Girona (Spain) on October 17-19, 2023.

The RPP conference series offers a comprehensive overview of current challenges and innovative solutions in recombinant protein production across different cell factories.

Stay tuned! Registration will be open very soon!



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SCI Medicinal Chemistry Workshop - April 25, 2023
This workshop is based on an interactive, team-based game that allows you to explore various aspects of the drug discovery process. Delegates will work together in teams with peers from other organisations and the learning experience will be facilitated by a dedicated and diverse team of experienced professional medicinal chemists.
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The 14th AFOB Regional Symposium (ARS 2023), on "Innovations and Emerging Technologies in Asia Biotechnology" will be held on April 27-29, 2023 at the Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad (NCR - Delhi), India.
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The German Association for Synthetic Biology has partnered with Designer Biology to bring you GASB7xDBio Conference in Freiburg, Germany (September 18-20, 2023).
The conference features a great ensemble of speakers consisting of Ron Milo, Alison Smith, Patrick Cai, Birthe Höcker, Silvia Vignolini, Roman Jerala and Wilfried Weber.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to present your work as a talk and/or poster amongst these speakers and submit your abstract here. Discounted Early Bird Tickets are available until end of April on Eventbrite.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the event!
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The 16th Asian Congress on Biotechnology will be held in the Biotechnology Centre of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on October 15-19, 2023.
Even although there has been some disturbance due to the Covid pandemic situation, ECB and ACB will be held in alternate years.
The 16th edition of the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy will take place in Rotterdam (The Netherlands) on October 24-25, 2023.
This edition will focus on "Industrial biotechnology for a sustainable and resilient global Europe" and it will gather the biotechnology and the bioeconomy community.
Subscribe to the EFIB newsletter to be the first to learn more about the theme and the programme of EuropaBio’s flagship meeting that celebrates industrial biotechnology
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We are happy to announce that on June 9, 10 and 11, 2023, we will celebrate the XIII Congress of the European Foundation for Traditional Complementary and Integrative Medicine (FEMTCI) in Palacio de Congresos from Peñíscola, Spain.

The Congress will focus on the Efficacy, Quality, Acceptance and Regulation of Traditional, Complementary and Integrative Medicines (TCIM). The objective is to highlight the effectiveness and quality of the disciplines, their characteristics and their reality and to give visibility to the need for their regulation.
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EFB Events
Biotechnology for a circular bioeconomy
organised by AFOB - EFB
28 - 29 March 2023
Virtual Conference

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

organised by EFB Microbial Biotechnology Division
17 - 19 October 2023
Girona - Spain

Green Deal Biotechnology
organised by EFB Environmental Biotechnology Division
6 - 8 November 2023
Poznań - Poland

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

EFB Division Events
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
13 - 15 September 2023
Muttenz - Switzerland

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

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

Academia and Industry Partnerships Driving Digitalisation in the Chemical Industry
organised by SCI
26 April 2023
Leeds - UK

ARS 2023
organised by AFOB
27 - 29 April 2023
New Delhi - India

Start-up Sustainably
organised by SCI
24 May 2023
London - 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

EFIB Forum 2023
organised by EuropaBio
24 - 25 October 2023
Rotterdam- The Netherlands
European Federation of Biotechnology
Gran Vía Carlos III, 98
Torre Norte, Planta 10
08028 Barcelona, Spain