(Coord.) Politecnico di Torino


5 - 7 July 2017 - Toulouse FRANCE  

9th European Symposium on Biopolymers - ESBP

ESBP 2017 will be taking place at Hôtel Mercure in the beautifull city of Toulouse, France from the 5th–7th July 2017.

ESBP 2017 aims at bringing together leading experts from both academia and industry to share knowledge and insight into the challenges and opportunities surrounding biopolymers production from microbes. ESBP 2017 will focus on recent developments in the area of biopolymers production, characterization and processing but also on the numerous applications of biopolymeric materials in a variety of fields, including medicine and medical devices, smart materials, coatings, personal care products, structural materials, agro food and agriculture, and many other areas. The main spotlight of ESBP will be on Biopolymers like polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), cellulose, alginates, cyanophicin, poly phosphate, rubber (polyisoprene), etc. Further, ESBP-2017 aims to:
  •      Gather delegates from companies and from diverse scientific and academic settings to participate in critical debates;
  •      Facilitate sharing and collaboration between specialists from different backgrounds;
  •      Evaluate the current and future situation of biopolymers markets;
  •      Measure advancements relating to industrialization of production chains.
Key Dates: 
5 January 2017: Registration opens
5 January 2017: Abstract submission opens
3  April 2017: Abstract submission deadline
1 May 2017: Abstract selection  
15 May 2017: Early registration deadline

We are looking forward to hearing from you and we hope to count you among the participants of this exciting event. 

The ESBP 2017 organizing Comittee

10 January 2017

Avantium Acquires Liquid Light 

Dear CELBICON followers,
Please find below a press release from Avantium (partner of CELBICON project) which has recently been issued. This acquisition means that Avantium now has an advanced electrochemistry technology platform for the conversion of carbon dioxide:

21 - 26 Novembre 2016 - Turin ITALY 

 A promising performance of CELBICON concept 

CELBICON poster won the second prize at the poster contest during the First Sustainability Week organised at POLITO.

26 - 29 September 2016Madrid SPAIN

The International Symposium on Biopolymers (ISBP2016) 

Our Spanish partner CSIC in collaboration with he Spanish Society of Biotechnology (SEBIOT), has the pleasure to held the 15th edition of the International Symposium on Biopolymers. The traditional spotlight of ISBP has been on biopolymers like polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), cellulose and rubber. ISBP2016 will also extend the focus to other bio-based polymers liPLA, BioPET and others, including talks on the biotechnological production of building blocks to generate bio-based polymers (biodegradable and non-biodegradable). ISBP2016 will be especially interested in connecting cutting edge technologies like Systems Biology and Synthetic Biology to the biopolymer and bio-based polymer field.

For further information please refer to the conference homepage at www.isbp2016.com 

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