Institutional Membership

Exclusive Benefits for Institutional Members:

  • Access to an interdisciplinary community of more than 25,000 biotechnologists.
  • Opportunities to forge links between academia and industry.
  • Opportunities for joint interdisciplinary activities with EFB to complement and avoid clashes with those of national societies.
  • Opportunities to include free advertisements events or news in the monthly EFB Newsletter.
  • Opportunities to advertise events or activities on the homepage of the EFB website.
  • Opportunities to organise high impact joint meetings at minimal financial risk.
  • Decreased charges for exhibition space at the European Congress of Biotechnology.
  • 10% reduction in registration fees for all meetings organised by the EFB.
  • Reduced fees for advertising in New Biotechnology and other EFB publications.
  • Opportunities to promote society journals and publications to >25,000 EFB members.
  • Opportunities to contribute to position papers submitted to the European Commission.
  • Direct participation in defining EFB strategy and future activities.
  • Invitation to submit of articles / position papers for publication in New Biotechnology.
  • Invitation to an annual strategic policy meeting with the Executive Board.
  • Voting rights at the annual EFB General Assembly.
  • Listing in the EFB Directory on the EFB website.
  • Right to nominate colleagues for election onto the EFB Executive Board.

To apply for Institutional Membership please complete and return the application form to the EFB Central Office:

If you have any questions regarding Institutional Membership and/or are interested in other opportunities for support with additional benefits to you, please do not hesitate to contact (info[at]

Personal Membership

Benefits to Personal Members:

  • Free of charge
  • Receive monthly electronic newsletter
  • Possibility of joining any of EFB's divisions
  • Receive information on key biotechnology events, section activities and other relevant biotechnology information.