IBS 2016

The international biotech community will gather in Melbourne for the 17th International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition, IBS 2016, from 24-27 October 2016.

Participants from academia and industry will have the opprtunity to explore the advances and frontiers of science and applied biotechnologies.

Hosted by AusBiotech, IBS 2016 presents and promotes the contribution that chemistry provides to the development of biotechnological research and industry.

The symposium program will include topics such as agri-business; industrial and environmental biotechnology; pharmaceutical, medical and molecular; bioenergy and bio-refinery; the bio-economy, policy and investment; and biosensors and nanotechnology.

IBS 2016 will be one of three major events that together make up the International BioFest 2016, Australia’s largest-ever gathering of the life sciences.

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Date & Time

Monday, 24 October, 2016 – Thursday, 27 October, 2016


Melbourne Convention Centre,
1 Convention Centre Place,
South Wharf, Victoria. 3001

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Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Serina Cucuzza

Executive General Manager, Commercial Strategy and Industry Partnerships




[email protected]