11th International Conference
on Fiber & Polymer Biotechnology

13th -15th November2022
Graz, Austria (together with ESIB)

Scientific Committee:

Georg Guebitz, Boku-Vienna, Austria
Artur Cavaco-Paulo, University of Minho, Portugal
Jinsong Shen, De Montfort University, UK
Vincent Nierstrasz, University Boras, Sweden
Giovanni Sannia, University of Napoli, Italy
Gianluca Ciardelli, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Manfred Zinn, HES-SO Valais, Switzerland
Jian Chen, University Jiangnan, Wuxi, China
Kenzo Koike, Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

Topics of interest:

  • Novel biocatalysts for specific applications
  • Robust enzymes for polymer and textile bioprocessing
  • Extremozymes
      • Emerging natural
      • Genetic engineered
      • Biomass/fermentation-derived polymers and fibers
      • Biodegradable polymers
      • Self-assembling polymers
      • Functionalization of (bio)polymers Renewable sources of polymers and chemicals
      • valorization of waste materials
      • Surface modification
      • Functionalization of synthetic polymers and fibers through biocatalysis
      • Biologically active surfaces and interfaces
      • Bio-catalytic process design
      • Upscaling of bioprocesses to industrial level
      • Combination of biotechnological, chemical and physical processes
      • Low health and environmental impact processes
      • Textile bioprocessing
      • Wastewater treatment (bio-adsorption/biodegradation)
      • Immobilization/incorporation of enzymes into nanostructured materials
      • Applications (proteomics, biofuel cells, antifouling, bioconversion, biosensing, bioremediation)
      • Bio-inspired, bio-mimicking approaches to material design Nanostructured materials (particles, fibers, etc.)
      • Regenerative medicine
      • Drug/actives encapsulation and delivery
      • Cosmetics
      • Detergency


  • Polymers
  • Enzymology
  • Proteins
  • Bioprocesses
  • Textiles
  • Chemistry of macromolecules


  • Polymers
  • Textile fibers
  • Biocatalysts
  • Biofunctionalization
  • Nanobiocatalysis and nanostructured materials
  • Sustainable processes
  • Biotechnology
  • Enzymes
  • Biocatalysis
  • Technological application
  • Biopolymers