ECB-IBS 2024

30 June - 3 July 2024 丨 Rotterdam, The Netherlands

11 April 2024

Media Partnership

between Synthetic Biology and Engineering and ECB-IBS 2024

ECB2024, IBS2024 and NBC-24 Congress: 30 June - 3 July 2024

Relocated to Rotterdam, the Gateway to Europe

The Dutch Biotechnology Association (NBV) is pleased to host the World’s two longest running biotechnology Congresses, ECB2024 and IBS2024, at their annual meeting, NBC-24, in the Netherlands.  

ECB2024 is the 19th Congress organised by the European Federation of Biotechnology. 

The Organising Committee extends a special welcome to colleagues from the Asian Federation of Biotechnology. Combining three major biotechnology events in this way has attracted leading experts from across the World to present Plenary Lectures and Keynote presentations in 30 symposia. 


  • AI, modelling and computational design 
  • Biobased value chains 
  • Biofuels and bioenergy                      
  • Bioinformatics 
  • Bioprocess engineering and intensification 
  • Biorefinery development 
  • Biosensors 
  • Carbon capture 
  • Cell therapies & tissue engineering 
  • Cellular agriculture; microalgal processes 
  • Circular bioeconomy 
  • Cosmetic ingredient biotechnology 
  • Electrification of biotechnology 
  • Environmental biotechnology 
  • Enzyme discovery, evolution and engineering 
  • Food security 
  • General biotechnology 
  • Genomics and genome editing 
  • Healthy soil 
  • Industrial biotechnology 
  • Laboratory evolution  
  • Marine biotechnology 
  • Medical and pharmaceutical biotechnology 
  • Metabolic engineering 
  • Microbial consortia in biotechnology 
  • Nanobiotechnology 
  • Personalized health 
  • Plant and agricultural biotechnology 
  • Polymers: synthesis; recycling; biodegradation 
  • Power2X: sustainable bioenergy 
  • Process modelling, monitoring, 
  • PAT and control 
  • Production of biologicals 
  • Recycling rare resources 
  • RNA therapeutics 
  • Social aspects of biotechnology 
  • Synthetic biology 
  • Systems biology 
  • Up and downstream processing 
  • Use of noncanonical aminoacids 
  • Vaccines, antibiotics and new antimicrobials 
  • Water treatment, bioremediation and recycling  

Abstract Submission Deadline12 April 2024 
Early Bird Registration Deadline
: 24 May 2024 

Abstract submission is now open - please click here to submit