Rostock | 5th Conference on


9th – 11th May, 2017
The development of the conference over time


The International Conference on “Biocatalysis in Non-Conventional Media (BNCM)” is hosted by the European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB) Section on Applied Biocatalysis (ESAB) and was originally initiated in 1986 in Wageningen / The Netherlands. Since then BNCM developed to an international event and will be continued in 2017 in Rostock, Germany to cover recent achievements in the ‘non-conventional’ use of biocatalysis (please see the Conference Topics).

Previous BNCM conferences:

– 7th-10th December 1986, Wageningen, The Netherlands

– 26th-29th April 1992, Noordvijkerhout, The Netherlands

– 13th-14th April 2005, Manchester, United Kingdom

– 12th-15th June 2008, Moscow, Russia

It is a great honour and pleasure for us to invite you to the 5th International Conference on Biocatalysis in Non-Conventional Media (BNCM2017), which will be held on 9th-11th May, 2017 in Rostock, Germany.

We look forward to welcoming you in Rostock.


Jan von Langermann (University of Rostock)
Selin Kara (Hamburg University of Technology)