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2023 July 23 - 2023 July 27

International Conference on Biorefinery and Biomanufacturing

Date: 23 - 27 July, 2023

Location: Athens, Greece

Website: https://icb2023.scievent.com/

The 8th edition of the biannual International Conference on Biorefinery and Biomanufacturing (ICB 2023) will be held between 23-27th of July 2023 in Athens, Greece. The conference is jointly organized by the Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT), China, the University of Western Macedonia (UOWM), Greece and the University of Patras (UP), Greece. Previous editions were held in Beijing, China (2007), Philadelphia, United States (2009), Bruges, Belgium (2011), Xiamen, China (2013), Vancouver, Canada (2015), Christchurch, New Zealand (2017) and Johannesburg, South Africa (2019). WBA is a supporting partner. 

Over the years, ICB has become a traditional meeting place for international researchers, investors, and decision makers to meet and exchange ideas over the latest research and development in the field, to establish new connections and reinforce existing collaborations. As is well understood, the world’s growing population and the limited availability of fossil-based resources to satisfy societal needs, demands giant advancements in finding and sustainably using our resources. To deal with these challenges,  courageous and innovative ideas providing the spark are needed that ignites their development, which requires the fostering of industrial-academic collaborations to turn them into real solutions

The conference will attract over 300 participants with diverse interests in the development of Biorefineries. Submit an abstract and participate at the ICB 2023. The call for abstracts is open until the 31st of May 2023. Participation of students, is encouraged i.e., the future generation of scientists and researchers. The scientific committee, composed of recognized experts from the global biorefinery and biomanufacturing community, is committed to select the best papers and propose a high scientific level conference programme.

Join in Athens at ICB 2023 to innovate the conversion of biomass / C1 into value-added products such as biofuels, biochemicals, bioenergy / biopower, and other biomaterials, while at the same time enhancing the quality of life on Earth. 


  • Bioenergy / Hydrogen 
  • Energy Storage
  • Bio-catalysis 
  • Bio-manufacturing Technology 
  • Bio-based Materials and Chemicals
  • Biotechnology Integrated Systems 
  • Synthetic Biology and Platform Technology
  • C1-conversion Pathway and Technology
  • Simulation and Design of Biorefinery Processes  
  • Synergies between Power-to-X and Biorefinery Technologies
  • Policies, Management, Energy Economics & Regulations


  • Abstract submission: 31/05/2023
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: 14/06/2023
  • Early bird registration: 21/06/2023