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24 Oct 2016 - 26 Oct 2016

17th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition (IBS 2016)

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IBS is organised under the auspices of the IUPAC

since 1960 and is the most representative biotechnology event at the global level, at which more than 1,000 participants congregate from academia and industry, to explore the advances and frontiers of science and applied biotechnologies. IBS intends to present and promote the relevant contribution that chemistry provides to the development of biotechnological research and industry.

The IBS 2016 program will present the most advanced issues in biotechnology, green chemistry and its related fields, which will be discussed by a selected group of international speakers and lecturers. Topics will include agri-business; industrial and environmental biotechnology; pharmaceutical, medical and molecular; bioenergy and bio-refinery; the bio-economy, policy and investment; and biosensors and nanotechnology.
Contact Kirsty Grimwade
National Conference and Events Manager
E-mail: [email protected]



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24 Oct 2016


26 Oct 2016

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Melbourne Convention Centre
Melbourne, Australia
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