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NBC-20: BioTECHTalks

On Tuesday the 10th of November 2020 the NBV organises the 20th edition of the Netherlands Biotechnology Congress (NBC-20) via an online event named: BioTECHTalks. The event will take place between 10:00 - 14:00 hours, and will include three plenary lectures, four thematic sessions in parallel, networking opportunities, and the Zilveren Zandloper award ceremony. The event is free of charge for NBV members. We look forward meeting you online on November 10!

Keynote lectures

We are happy to announce that the opening keynote lecture will be given by Feike Sijbesma, former CEO and chairman of the board of DSM, and currently Coronavirus Special Envoy for the Netherlands. 

The closing keynote lecture will be given by Hanneke Schuitemaker, Global Head of Viral Vaccine Discovery and Translational Research, Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

Programme and registration

Click here to see the preliminary programme.

You can register and/or submit your abstract here.


Due to the corona virus (COVID-19) the ECB-IBS 2020 Congress will be moved to the 9th – 12th May 2021 and will still be held at the MECC in Maastricht, The Netherlands. NBC-21 will take place on the 9th of May 2021.