University of Borås Welcomes you to the IFPB 2024

The proposal of the International Conference on Fiber and Polymer Biotechnology is to promote the scientific, professional and social exchange between researchers, students, research institutes, governmental entities and industries who are active in the field of textiles, fiber and polymer biotechnology. Its objective is to contribute to the growth and consolidation of the scientific community and the technological development in these fields through scientific education and formation of a critical mass of graduate and post-graduate students and future professionals in this area, by means of dissemination and publication of scientific academic and technological works.  The organising committee of IFPB-2024, the 12th International Conference on Fiber and Polymer Biotechnology, is very pleased to welcome you in University of Borås, Sweden, to discuss the most recent advances in textiles, fiber and polymer biotechnology to be held in November 12-14, 2024.

Abstract Submission is still OPEN !

Conference Topics

  • Enzymatic processes for functionalization of textiles and fibers .
  • Enzymes for sustainable textile, fiber, and polymer processes.
  • Enzyme engineering for textile, fiber, and polymer processes.
  • Biopolymers produced by micro-organisms (microbial cell factories).
  • Future prospects in textile and polymer biotechnology.
  • Industrial textile, fiber, and polymer biotechnology.

Important Dates

Conference Fees

CategoryEarly Bird (Euro)
(before September 15, 2024)
Regular (Euro)
( after September 15, 2024)
Regular Participants450520
PhD Students380440
Accompanying Person250290
Fees includes: Conference Participation, Lunch and Gala Dinner

Scientific Committee

  • Allessandro Pellis, Università de degli Studi di Genova, Italy
  • Artur Cavaco-Paulo, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Georg Gübitz, BOKU Vienna, Austria
  • Giovanni Sannia, University of Napoli, Italy
  • Gianluca Ciardelli, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Jinsong Shen, De Montfort University, UK
  • Jian Chen, University Jiangnan, Wuxi, China
  • Kenzo Koike, Kao Corporation, Japan
  • Manfred Zinn, HES-SO Valais, Switzerland
  • Nick Wierckx, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
  • Vincent Nierstrasz, University of Borås, Sweden