Algal Research for Policy-Making and Biotech SymposiumExternal

Activity Overview

Type: Conference
Start Date: May 14, 2018
End Date: May 18, 2018
Host: SAMS
Venue: Oban, United Kingdom
Website: Algal Research for Policy-Making and Biotech Symposium
Contact: Helen Bury
E-mail: Helen.Bury [at]

Application/registration deadline: May 4, 2018

Algal Research for Policy-Making and Biotech (ARPMB) provides an international forum for communicating recent advances in algal research and for promoting the link between science, policy and biotechnology. Addressing both academia and industry, this conference offers a unique opportunity for delegates to exchange information and ideas as part of an interdisciplinary audience. The joint event will comprise of:

  • The Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN)
  • The Young Algaeneers Symposium (YAS 2018)
  • The RCUK Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) project¬†GlobalSeaweedSTAR
  • The Horizon 2020 Blue growth project GENetic diversity exploitation for Innovative macro-ALGal biorefinery (GENIALG)

Alongside the conference, SAMS will offer a short course on on Biomonitoring and Science communication aimed at policy-makers, and the private sector in the context of algal research and biotechnology.