A joint conference organized by the Centre of the Region Haná for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research on behalf of the European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB). It is the fifth meeting from the series that was started in 2011. In each of the 6-8 sessions, one or two keynote speakers will be invited to present a 30-minute review lecture. The major aim of the conference is to attract many young biotechnologists working on plant products including plant synthetic biology products and provide them with opportunities to present their work to a distinguished audience. The Organizing and Scientific Committee are delighted to welcome you at this exciting conference, where distinguished scientists will give their view on the new and future developments in natural product research.