Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy (IFIB) 2014

1. AIMS AND SCOPE
Assobiotec, the Italian Association for the development of biotechnology, which is part of Federchimica, Innovhub-SSI and the Italian Biocatalysis Center, together with the Genoa Chamber of Commerce, the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the Italian Cluster Sustainable Processes and Resources for Innovation and National Growth (SPRING), the Italian Cluster AgroFood (CL.A.N.), the Italian Cluster Life Sciences (ALISEI) and the German Cluster Industrielle Biotechnologie (CLIB2021), invite companies and research centers to the 4th edition of the Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy (IFIB) which will be held on September 25-26 2014 in Genoa (Italy).

The workshop is aimed at making a survey of research projects in the industrial biotechnology field with the goal to strengthen the network in the Euro-Mediterranean area and to promote industry-university partnerships.

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2. VENUE
IFIB 2014 will be held at Palazzo della Borsa (Sala delle Grida), piazza De Ferrari, Genoa (Italy).

3. REGISTRATION
Participation in the workshop is free of charge. Registration is mandatory. The official language of the workshop will be English; no simultaneous translation will be provided.

4. WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Companies, universities, public and private research centers from the field of industrial biotech.

5. CALL FOR ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Oral communications (A or B)A. This type of oral communication (10 minutes) will provide an opportunity for authors to display results of their scientific work in the field of industrial biotech. The presentation should also include a short description of the scientific/technical expertise of the applicant (company/university/research center) and any request/offer for partnership.
B. This type of oral communication (5 minutes) will provide an opportunity for non-biotech companies which aim at evaluating industrial biotech as a driver for the development of their business. The presentation should describe the scientific/technical expertise of the applicant and any request/offer for partnership.
Poster communications (C)

6. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Abstracts must be submitted in English using exclusively the form that can be downloaded from the websites www.assobiotec.it, www.innovhub.it or www.italianbiocatalysis.eu.
The abstract must be e-mailed (.doc, .docx, .rtf) by June30 2014 to: ifib@mi.camcom.it. The file must be named as follows: last name of the presenting author_affiliation_type of presentation (e.g. Last name_CompanyXYZ_A). E-mail subject must be labeled with IFIB 2014.
Abstracts not prepared according to the instructions reported above or sent after the deadline will not be considered. Abstracts must contain the name of the presenting author, complete affiliation, telephone number and e-mail.
For further information, please contact ifib@mi.camcom.it.

7. ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE

Abstracts will be selected by the Scientific Committee and authors will be informed on acceptance of their abstracts either for oral or poster presentation via e-mail by July 31 2014. Accepted abstracts will be published in the websites of the organizers.
This call, registration and abstract forms can be downloaded from the websites of Assobiotec (www.assobiotec.it), Innovhub-SSI (www.innovhub.it) and Italian Biocatalysis Center (www.italianbiocatalysis.eu).
For further information about the forum, please contact: ifib.assobiotec@federchimica.it

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