The 8th International Congress on Biocatalysis (biocat2016)

28.08.2016 - 01.09.2016

The 8th International Congress on Biocatalysis (biocat2016) is an event you cannot afford to miss. The meeting will focus on the presentation of the latest results in the rapidly growing field of biocatalysis. Plenary lectures will be given by guest speakers in the morning, and short oral presentations and poster sessions will be selected for the afternoon sessions. Substantial time will be provided for poster presentations and informal discussions.

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biocat2016 Invited Speakers

  • Isabelle André, LISBP-INSA, CNRS, INRA, University of Toulouse, France
  • Kurt Faber, University of Graz, Austria
  • Marco Fraaije, University of Groningen, Netherlands
  • Lucia Gardossi, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Donald Hilvert, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Matthias Höhne, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University of Greifswald, Germany
  • Lene Lange, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
  • Marko Mihovilovic, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
  • Daniel Mink, DSM, Netherlands
  • Riccardo Motterle, Fabbrica Italiana Sintetici S.p.A., Montecchio Maggiore (VI) Italy
  • Bernd Nidetzky, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • Jens Erik Nielsen, Novozymes A/S, Denmark
  • Loredano Pollegioni, University of Insubria, Italy
  • Colin Scott, CSIRO, Australia
  • Kai Tittmann, University of Göttingen, Germany
  • Oliver Thum, Evonik Creavis GmbH, Germany
  • John W. Wong, Pfizer, USA
  • Jian-He Xu, East China University of Science and Technology, China


  • Enzyme discovery, production and application
  • Structure-function analysis and enzyme design
  • Enzymatic and whole cell biotransformations
  • Bioprocess engineering and downstream processing
  • Sustainable industrial processes

Congress Chair
Garo Antranikian
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)

Organizing Committee
Skander Elleuche, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Ralf Grote, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Andreas Liese, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Margit Ostrop, TuTech Innovation GmbH

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