The 1st BIOCASCADES Symposium “Reaction Concepts for Industrial Biocatalysis” will take place on April 9th – 11th 2018 in Bielefeld, Germany.

The conference will bring together 100 participants from academia and industry offering network opportunities and fostering discussions on current advances in industrial biocatalysis.

The lectures will be divided into three scientific sessions:

Process Catalysis
Keynote speaker: Prof. Dr. Jun Ogawa (Kyoto University)
Invited speakers: Prof. Dr. Todd Hyster (Princeton University), Dr. Jan von Langermann (Rostock University); Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber (Technical University of Munich)

Enzymatic Cascades
Keynote speaker: Prof. Dr. Marko Mihovilovic (Vienna University of Technology)
Invited speakers: Prof. Dr. Helen Hailes (University College London), Jun.-Prof. Dr. Dörte Rother (RWTH Aachen University), Prof. Dr. Volker Wendisch (Bielefeld University)

New Products and Industrial Success Stories
Keynote speaker: Dr. Birgit Kosjek (Merck Sharp & Dohme)
Invited speakers: Dr. Martin Schürmann (InnoSyn), Dr. Feng Gao (Novartis), Dr. Doru Roiban (GSK).

Registration and Abstract submissions are now available online at: