Organizers

The highly successful series of tri-annual BioTech conferences, inaugurated in 1999, promotes networking between academic and industrial sectors involved in biotechnology research and development. The BioTech 2017 conference is jointly organized by

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW, Switzerland
Czech Biotechnology Society
Czech Association of Scientific and Technical Societies
science industries Switzerland
Swiss BioTech – National Thematic Network

Organizing Committee (in alphabetical order)

Jan Káš, Czech Biotechnology Society, CZ
Karin Kovar, ZHAW, CH (special responsibility NBO-Workshop)
Jan Lipov, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Jan Masák, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Olga Maťátková, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Leona Paulová, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Diyana Petrova, Academic Programmes Unit, ZHAW, CH
Dana Pokorná, Czech Biotechnology Society, CZ
Vojtěch Spiwok, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Jana Zábranská, Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering, UCT Prague, CZ

Scientific Committee (in alphabetical order)

Wilhelm Ansorge, EPFL - ETH Lausanne, CH
Urs Baier, Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology, ZHAW, CH
Kateřina Bišová, Department of Phototrophic Micoorganisms, CAS, CZ
Tomáš Brányik, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ - Chairman of the Scientific Committee
Yusuf Chisti, School of Engineering, Massey University, NZ
Jiří Damborský, Department of Experimental Biology & RECETOX, Masaryk University, CZ
Jan Dohnálek, Institute of Biotechnology, ASCR, CZ
Pavel Dostálek, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Brion Duffy, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management, ZHAW, CH
Lars Fieseler, School of Life Sciences and Facility Management, ZHAW, CH
Ivo Frébort, Centre of the Region Haná for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research, Olomouc, CZ
Martin Halecký, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Christian Hinderling, Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology, ZHAW, CH
Pavel Jeníček, Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering, UCT Prague, CZ
Vera Luginbühl, Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology, ZHAW, CH
Flavia Marinelli, Department of Biotechnology, University of Insubria, IT
Ivana Márová, Institute of Food Science and Biotechnology, Brno University of Technology, CZ
Karel Melzoch, Rector of UCT Prague, CZ
Murray Moo-Young, University of Waterloo, Canada
Lukas Neutsch, Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology, ZHAW, CH
Václav Pačes, Institute of Molecular Genetics CAS, v.v.i., Prague, CZ
Petra Patáková, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Jana Pěknicová, Institute of Biotechnology CAS, Prague, CZ
Tomáš Ruml, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Michaela Rumlová, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Diego Schmidhalter, Lonza AG, Visp, CH
Peter Šebo, Institute of Microbiology, CAS, CZ
Miroslav Šoóš, Department of Chemical Engineering, UCT Prague, CZ