Reaction Concepts for Industrial Biocatalysis
Process Catalysts, Process Development, Cascades and New products
Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University, Germany
April 9 – 11, 2018

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Biocatalysis is one of the most interesting modern branches of technology for its interdisciplinarity of biology, chemistry and process engineering. The combination and synergy of these specialties provide modern industry with a powerful possibilities to explore. The 2018 CeBiTec conference on "Reaction Concepts for Industrial Biocatalysis" brings together academia and industry to promote discussion about current trends and topics. We are looking forward to welcoming you!

Important dates:
The registration and abstract submission are now open.


The early bird registration ends on 01.03.2018

Abstract submission for the oral presentation ends on 01.03.2018

The abstract submission for poster presentation ends on 15.03.2018 (Abstact template)

The three best posters will be awarded with a poster prize sponsored by Elsevier and Bioengineering Journal

The registration closes on 09.04.2018

Abstract and poster guidelines

Registration fees

Conference flyer


Tentative progam


Keynote lecturers


Prof. Dr. Marko Mihovilovic

Vienna University of Technology

Prof. Dr. Jun Ogawa

Kyoto University

Dr. Brigit Kosjek

Merck Sharp & Dohme


Invited speakers


Prof. Dr. Helen C. Hailes

University College London

Prof. Dr. Todd Hyster

Princeton University

Prof. Dr. Volker Wendisch

Bielefeld University

Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber

Technical University of Munich

Dr. Doru Roiban


Dr. Dörte Rother

RWTH Aachen University

Dr. Jan von Langermann

Rostock University

Dr. Martin Schürmann

InnoSyn B.V.

Biocascades Awardee

to be announced


Scientific committee


Prof. Dr. Berglund Per

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Prof. Dr. Schwab Helmut

Editor, Journal of Biotechnology

Prof. Dr. Sewald Norbert

University of Bielefeld

Dr. Lavandera Iván

University of Oviedo

Dr. Snajdrova Radka

Novartis Pharma AG

Leemans Laura

ESR1, Biocascades

Busch Florian

ESR4, Biocascades

Liardo Elisa

ESR6, Biocascades


Local organizing committee


Prof. Dr. Harald Gröger

Conference Chair | Bielefeld University

Prof. Dr. Robert Kourist

Coordinator BIOCASCADES | Graz University of Technology

Prof. Dr. Anett Schallmey

Training Manager BIOCASCADES | Braunschweig University of Technology

Florian Busch, Laura Leemans, Elisa Liardo, Lisa Marx

Conference Organizer/Secretariat | Early Stage Researchers BIOCASCADES

CeBiTec – Center for Biotechnology

Bielefeld University


Gesellschaft zur Foerderung des Forschungs- und Technologietransfers in der Universitaet Bielefeld e.V.




The 8th International Bielefeld-CeBiTec Research Conference is jointly organised by the Biocascades Project, CeBiTec, Bielefeld University and the GFT e.V. (Gesellschaft zur Foerderung des Forschungs- und Technologietransfers in der Universitaet Bielefeld e.V.)




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