15th European Congress on Biotechnology (ECB15)

  • Author/Organiser: Turkish Biotechnology Association
  • Event Website: http://ecb15.org
  • Event Date: 23 September 2012 to 26 September 2012
  • Event Type: Conference
  • Venue: Istanbul, Turkey

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The central theme of the 15th European Congress on Biotechnology is Biocrossroads; analyzing the impact of the life sciences industry in addressing humanity’s great challenges, looking at society to see the remaining and emerging needs, and presenting the science that will address these new challenges.

The theme Biocrossroads will be addressed through 4 parallel Scientific Streams:

Health & Medicine Focusing on the latest achievements in biotechnology to improve existing treatments and put forward novel approaches, with a special focus on the development of new innovative and targeted medicines that will impact future medicines and therapies.

Industrial Biotechnology A multidisciplinary approach including applied biocatalysis, biochemical engineering, microbial physiology and systems biology – all focused on innovation in industrial biotechnology and the development of the Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy.

Plant & Environmental Biotechnology Exploring the benefits and challenges derived from the application of biotechnologies in agriculture and their key role in providing the biomass the world needs, including sessions on the latest developments in the fields of environmental biotechnology and biodiversity.

Systems Biology & Technology Novel “omics” and technology based approaches for dramatically increasing and improving capacities for experimentation in Biotechnology, especially at the molecular level.

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