BioTech 2020

June 16-19, 2021


The BioTech 2020 and 8th Czech-Swiss Symposium, postponed
from last year to June 16-19 2021, will go virtual!


Information about the virtual event organization
acces: Virtual conference agenda


We are looking forward to a virtual reunion with all friends, colleagues, and conference supporters.

BioTech 2020 Organizing Committee

BioTech 2020 and 8th Czech-Swiss Symposium with exhibition will cover all important aspects of advanced biotechnologies. The main scope of the symposium is to promote the exchange of information among academic and industrial researchers regarding technologies utilizing life-based systems to produce useful products and services. Lectures will be organized in following sessions:

Book of abstracts is now available for download here:


Winners will be announced at the Closing Ceremony and will receive the valuable prices sponsored by journal.

All conference attendees  will receive 30% discount for papers submitted to conference Special Issue.

Best Poster Award on BioTech 2020


The price for the winners was supported by the Journal fo Antibiotics.

The members of the Best Poster Award Committee selected 3 best posters focusing on pharmaceutical or medical topics presented by students.


1) Ing. Kateřina Brodsky



2) Ing. Milada Šolcová/Suková

Application of nanopore sequencing methods for the detection of antibiotic resistance genes in food


3) Ing. Nikola Vrzáčková

Glutamine depletion may contribute to the therapy of solid tumors


Congratulations to the winners!!!



The Organizers are proud to announce that the conference is organized under the patronage of prof. Eva Zažímalová, President of The Czech Academy of Sciences and prof. Pavel Matějka, rector of UCT Prague.

Eva Zažímalová
President of CAS, Czech Republic

Pavel Matějka
Rector of UCT, Czech Republic 

BioTech 2020 plenary and keynote speakers

Marek Basler
Biozentrum, University of Basel, 

Peter Dürre
University of Ulm, Germany

Flavia Marinelli
University of Insubria, Italy


Lothar Elling
Helmholtz-Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Germany

Radek Špíšek
Sotio, Czech Republic






BioTech 2020 invited speakers

Katja Bühler
Helmholtz Centre for
Environmental Research,

Fusheng Chen
Huazhong Agricultural
University, China


Ana M. López Contreras
Wageningen University
and Research, Netherlands

Pavel Dostálek
University of Chemistry and
Technology, Czech Republic

Tomáš Moravec
Institute of Experimental
Botany, Czech Republic

Stanislav Obruča
Brno University of Technology,
Czech Republic


Martin Obr
Institute of Science
and Technology, Austria

Hana Stiborová
University of Chemistry and
Technology, Czech Republic


Petra Patáková
University of Chemistry and
Technology, Czech Republic

Karel Sedlář
Brno University of Technology,
Czech Republic

Yanchun Shao
Huazhong Agricultural
University, China

Vera Luginbühl
Novartis, Switzerland

Ondřej Uhlík
University of Chemistry and
Technology, Czech Republic

Eliška Maršálková
Institute of Botany CAS, 
Czech Republic

Wolfgang Riedl
FHNW, Switzerland

Fabian Wahl
Agroscope, Switzerland

Melanie Ottinger 
Thermo Fisher Scientific,

Harald Schöbel
MCI - The Entrepreneurial
School, Austria

Important dates »

December 2019

Registration opening
April 15, 2021 Abstract deadline for oral presentations
April 30, 2021 Abstract deadline for poster presentations
April 30, 2021 Notification of acceptance
Closed Abstract deadline for publications in special issue of Biotechnology Advances
June 16-19, 2021 Conference
August 31, 2021 Submission deadline for publications in special issue of Antibiotics
August 31, 2021 Submission deadline for publications in special issue of Biotechnology Advances
September 30, 2021 Submission deadline for publications in special issue of Folia Microbiologica

Instructions for participants »

Instructions for participants delivering an oral lecture or presenting a poster can be found here.

Publication »

Instructions for publication possibilities can be found here.