Calendar of Events

New Master degree education program in Microalgae Bioprocess Engineering
Sep 01, 2017 - Sep 01, 2019 , Nantes University, France

12th European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences
Sep 09, 2018 - Sep 12, 2018 , Lisbon, Portugal

2018 Brac Bioprocess Engineering Course
Sep 23, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 , Bol, Island of Brac, Croatia

38th International Symposium on the Purification of Proteins, Peptides and Polynucleotides (ISPPP)
Nov 04, 2018 - Nov 07, 2018 , Berlin, Germany


The European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences stimulates scientific advances in the field of biochemical engineering and provides a platform for communication, education and interdisciplinary exchange. ESBES serves as an interface between industry and academia and fosters cooperation of bioengineers from all over Europe.


ESBES-BIOT Biotechnical Design Competition

Topic for 2nd Competition

The 2nd ESBES-BIOT Biotechnical Design Competition topic has been chosen, and it is:
"Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Clinical Applications".

Team formation will begin via a facebook page on February 1, 2018. The teams will be composed of three graduate students and extra points during judging will be allocated to teams that have at least one participant from both Europe and the United States. The Facebook page will help students who are interested in participating to connect with each other.
The link to the Facebook page will be posted on this webpage on February 1, 2018.


12th European symposium on biochemical engineering sciences
09 - 12 September 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to ESBES 2018

We are delighted to invite you to the 12th Symposium of the European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences, the ESBES 2018. This year, the meeting will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 9 – 12 September 2018, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. We are preparing a range of interesting sessions for you. The stimulating and ground-breaking science set to be delivered in the Congress programme, along with the vibrant atmosphere of Lisbon and the historic city centre, is sure to capture your imagination.

Abstract submission now open

The abstract submission will start on 22 October 2017 and end on 16 February 2018.

More Information

More information and dates to note can be found on the conference website and in the conference flyer.