European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology 2019 (esib)

18 - 20 November 2019 | Graz, Austria

You are active in industrial biotechnology and you are looking for something special? You always thought of an event that not only covers science but also deals with industrial needs and hopes, economic demands, funding resources or political aspirations and still leaves space for networking and recreation? The European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology (esib) is the European communication platform for industrial biotechnology. Stay tuned!

esib has already established itself as one of the biggest biotech conferences in Europe and an international platform for industrial biotechnology in multiple contexts. It encourages all protagonists of industrial biotechnology to think outside the box and in new comprehensive dimensions.

Next generation bioproduction” – the guiding thread of this year’s event considers the future perspectives beyond 2020 about bioproduction and unites major contributors to European industrial biotechnology under one roof. Take the opportunity and learn from celebrated experts, executives and entrepreneurs, get new inputs from politics and funding agencies and develop profitable ideas with prospective partners.

Within this guiding thread we will focus on mainly two topics

  • FOCUS I: Bioproduction in the sense of bioeconomy
  • FOCUS II: Advances in biomanufacturing & upcoming biopharmaceuticals

Programme, Sponsoring & Exhibition

You will find more information about the conference, sponsoring and exhibition opportunities in the right colum or visit the conference website:


The European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology (ESIB ) takes place in Graz/Austria. The second largest city of Austria is a fascinating, beautiful and nice place. With more than 900 years of history, visitors get in touch with ancient knights, a vibrating cultural scenery that ranges from classics to modern approaches, great tasting food and an inspiring nightlife. Additionally, with nine universities and colleges Graz is an internationally acknowledged place of science and research. The conference takes place at the Messe Congress Graz, which is centrally located within walking distance from the picturesque old town:

Messe Congress Graz
Messeplatz 1
8010 Graz


European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology 2019 - ESIB

European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology 2019 - ESIB


acib – the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology
Tanja Schärfl