Organizers

The highly successful series of tri-annual BioTech conferences, inaugurated in 1999, promotes networking between academic and industrial sectors involved in biotechnology research and development. The BioTech 2020 conference is jointly organized by

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Czech Biotechnology Society
Swiss Biotech Association

Organizing Committee (in alphabetical order)

Pavla Bojarová, Institute of Microbiology of the CAS, CZ
Pavel Dostálek, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Lucia Gharwalová, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Daniel Gygax, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestwern Switzerland, CH
Jan Káš, Czech Biotechnology Society, CZ
Pavel Kotrba, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Jan Lipov, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Olga Maťátková, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Leona Paulová, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Petra Patáková, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Dana Pokorná, Czech Biotechnology Society, CZ
Vojtěch Spiwok, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Olga Valentová, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Jana Zábranská, Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering, UCT Prague, CZ

Scientific Committee (in alphabetical order)

Michael Altorfer, CEO, Swiss Biotech Association,CH
Wilhelm Ansorge, ETH Lausanne, CH
Edward Bayer, Weizmann Institute of Science, IL
Kateřina Bišová, Department of Phototrophic Micoorganisms, CAS, CZ
Pavla Bojarová, Institute of Microbiology of the CAS, CZ
Tomáš Brányik, Research Institute of Brewing and Malting, CZ
Lenka Burketová, Institute of Experimental Botany, CAS, CZ 
Yusuf Chisti, School of Engineering, Massey University, NZ 
Kateřina Demnerová, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Pavel Dostálek, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Dominik Escher, President of the Swiss Biotech Association, CH
Martin Fusek, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czech Academy od Sciences,CZ
Ivo Frébort, Centre of the Region Haná for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research, CZ
Ulf Grawunder, NBE-Therapeutics LTD, CH
Urs Hilber, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Wadenswil, CH 
Peter Dürre, University of Ulm, DE
Tereza Hnátková, Czech University of Life Sciences, CZ
Jan Káš, Czech Biotechnology Society, CZ
Pavel Kotrba, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Flavia Marinelli, Department of Biotechnology, University of Insubria, IT
Pavel Matějka, Rector of UCT Prague, CZ
Karel Melzoch, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Petra Patáková, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Jana Pěknicová, Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Academy of Sciences, CZ 
Tomáš Ruml, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ
Michaela Rumlová, Department of Biotechnology, UCT Prague, CZ
Falko Schlottig, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwesern Switzerland, CH 
Diego Schmidhalter, Lonza AG, Visp, CH
Daniela Šmogrovičová, Institute of Biotechnology, STU, SK 
Olga Valentová, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UCT Prague, CZ