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The European Congress on Biotechnology 2024 will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, at the De Doelen International Congress Center, from 30 June to 3 July 2024. The theme for the 2024 Congress will be “Grand Challenges for Biotechnology: Health; Food Security; and Global Warming”.
  • Abstract submission deadline: 12 April 2024
  • Early bird registration deadline: 24 May 2024
Reasons to attend the meeting:
  • Stellar plenary lectures
  • 60 keynote lectures from top scientists in 30 symposia
  • Opportunities to present your work as an invited lecture or flash poster
  • Learn how to publish in international journals
  • Highlight events
  • Network with more than 800 biotechnologists from across the world


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meeting Poznan “Green Deal Biotechnology”, a conference organized by the EFB Environmental Division, was held on 6-8 November 2023 in Poznań, Poland. The meeting, attended by 60 scientists from 14 countries, focused on the key role of biotechnology in achieving a circular bioeconomy. Topics included recovery of resources, marine biotechnology and healthy soil and food, as well as an overview of emerging technologies.
Thank you for coming to Poznań, and see you in Aveiro, Portugal in 2025!
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Registration and abstract submission are open for the Bacterial Electron Transfer Meeting on 6-8 March 2024 in Alicante, Spain.
Sessions will be organized around different topics that include bioenergetics, metabolism, stress adaptation, respiration of human microbiota, antibiotic resistance, host-pathogen relationships and cell biology aspects. Talks by highly renowned invited speakers will be supplemented by shorter talks chosen from abstract submissions
Abstract submssion and early bird registration open until: 10 January 2024.


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The 7th Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe (ASBE VII) conference is organised by the EFB Bioengineering and Bioprocessing Division and the EFB Microbial Biotechnology Division. The event will be held on 6-8 November 2024 in Brno, Czech Republic.

ASBE VII will explore the wealth of applied synthetic biology research and how it is contributing to progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The meeting will bring together key partners from academia, industry and the third sector interested in using synthetic biology, engineering biology and applied microbiology to address global challenges.

The format is designed to mix international guest lectures by renowned scientists with shorter presentations by early career researchers. The programme has a strong ED&I focus, with invited talks and presentations selected from submitted abstracts.


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Bioeconomy Journal

Biocatalytic conversion of fatty acids into drop-in biofuels: Towards sustainable energy sources.

Impact factor: 5.4

New Biotechnology

Microalgae harvesting for wastewater treatment and resources recovery: A review.

FEMS and Open Access: Embracing an Open Future
From January 2024, all but one of our journals will become fully open access (OA), with FEMS Microbiology Letters remaining free to publish in, with OA options available. We are excited to make this change because we believe making high quality science freely available to anyone supports the advancement of our discipline. [+]
29th SCI Annual Review Meeting - Organic Synthesis: New Technologies and Applications
This event will address key areas of contemporary synthetic organic chemistry. An exciting line-up of leading early career academics will deliver a series of review lectures covering a range of topics, including molecular motors, protein interactions in medicinal chemistry, and synthetic electrochemistry. The meeting will deliver a comprehensive overview of the material, highlight new methods, and introduce (potential) industrial applications. [+]
Abstracts are now open for the Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2024, 08 - 11 April
The four-day conference will be held at the Edinburgh International Convention Centre and will feature scientific symposia, workshops, professional development sessions, prize lectures, and hot topics. Share your latest research and learn from leading experts in the microbiology community. The abstract submission deadline is December 11, 2023, so don't miss out! Submit your abstract today. [+]
EFB Events
Bacterial Electron Transfer
organised by EFB
6 - 8 March 2024 │ Alicante, ES

European Congress on Biotechnology
organised by EFB
30 June - 3 July 2024 │ Rotterdam, NL

Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe (ASBE VII)
organised by EFB Bioengineering & Bioprocessing and Microbial Biotechnology Divisions
6 November - 8 November 2024 │ Brno, CZ

EFB Member Events
Healthy and Sustainable Diets: The Role of Animal-Derived Foods
organised by SCI
5 December 2023 │ London, UK

29th SCI Annual Review Meeting - Organic Synthesis: New Technologies and Applications
organised by SCI
6 December 2023 │ London, UK

SCI Formulation Forum 5th Annual Event: design through characterisation and analysis
organised by SCI
23 - 24 January 2024 │ London, UK

Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2024
organised by Microbiology Society
8 - 11 April 2024 │ Edinburgh, UK