Bioprosp conference


7th International Conference on Marine Bioprospecting BIOPROSP_15, 18-20th February 2015 Tromsø, Norway

There will be 4 sessions at BIOPROSP_15

  1. Marine bio banks as a valuable tool for the bioeconomy
  2. Boosting marine innovation through biotechnology
  3. The untapped resources of the marine world
  4. Bioactive compounds


  • One of Europe's top conferences in marine bioprospecting
  • Themed program of speakers from science and industry
  • International, with more than 30 nationalities represented
  • Multidisciplinary, with participants from biotech and pharmaceutical industry, scientists, medicine, cosmetics, public support system, decision-makers
  • Networking opportunities, with 300 researchers, industry representatives, entrepreneurs
  • Pre-conference workshops, hands-on exprience in more intimate atmosphere
  • PhD course in bioprospecting at UiT - The Arctic University of Tromsø
  • Scholarships offered to 10 PhD students covering conference fee, hotel, final dinner
  • Delegates are invited to present posters within each session, and a number of poster presenters will be selected for short oral presentations of their poster.
  • Poster session, with poster prize competition
  • Rich social activities program, from dog sledging through Northern Lights watching to music & dancing evenings
  • Located in the incredible surroundings of Northern Norway, during the Northern Lights peak visibility season


BIOPROSP_15 will focus on the possibilities and challenges in industrial development of novel marine bioactive compounds and biomass.

Have a look at photos from BIOPROSP_13!

Oceans of waste, Suzanne Elvidge, Chemistry&Industry, June 2013