• Due to the Coronavirus (Sars-CoV-2/Covid-19) Pandemic, EBDays2020 Conference will be held ONLINE on 01 – 03 September 2020 via MS TEAMS.
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 August 2020
  • Early Registration Deadline: 20 August 2020
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 August 2020


Biocatalysts (by use of enzymes or whole cells) can alternatively be used in comparison to conventional chemical processes to catalyze any chemical reaction or to obtain any product of interest in the industry.  Natural enzymes derived from animal, plant and bacterial sources can be developed using protein engineering techniques to form enzymes with the desired properties due to limited substrate and coenzyme specificity and kinetic problems in reactions.  In addition, biocatalysts appear as a Key Enabling Technology in eliminating many difficulties on the way to a sustainable and energy efficient economy.  The discovery of new biocatalysts is important to accelerate the development of a large number of innovative biocatalytic processes in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, creating value from academic results.

The aim of this congress is to provide an overview of the discovery of new enzymes, engineering approaches to enzymes (including new assays), and new enzyme applications.  In addition, this congress aims to create an atmosphere where the interdisciplinary scientific results necessary for the development of next generation biocatalytic synthesis of valuable chemical products can be shared.

Congress Dates: 01-03 September 2020

Congress Venue: Gebze Technical University Congress Center

Language of Congress: Turkish and English.

Congress Participation Letter

Online ‘Letter of Acceptance’ will be sent to participants who will participate in the congress with ’Oral / Poster’ presentation or as ‘Audience.  A researcher can participate in the congress with a maximum of two presentations as the responsible author.

Registration and Consultation

The Registration and Information Desk will be open from Tuesday 01 September 2020 at the Gebze Technical University Congress Center.

Participants who pay for registration after 17:00 on 1st of September 2020  are required to keep bank receipts with them and show them during registration.

Participants who have to pay to the registration desk on the day of the congress will pay in cash.

Certificate of participation

Participants will be given a Certificate of Attendance from the registration desk as of 3rd of September 2020


Name Badge will be issued during registration.  The name badge must be present in all scientific and social activities during the congress.

Stand Areas

The stands will be installed adjacent to the conference halls, and coffee will be served in the stand areas.  It is required to have congress registration for entrance to stand areas.

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