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Activities of SmartBio includes seminars, workshops and various kinds of education in the field of bioeconomy. We are acitively networking with other researchers within the field of bioeconomy, as well as with industry partners and other stakeholders. Our researchers are also actively  participating to various projects and developing the bioeconomy research in their host institutes.

Secure your spot in SmartBIO Early-Career Researcher Symposium
Remember to register to the SmartBIO Early-Career Researcher Symposium which this year will take place in December. The networking event is intended for...
Thank you for participating to the Annual Meeting
Hi all SmartBIOers! It was great to get together last week, hear from eachother’s work and discuss+network afterwards with coffee...
SmartBIO Annual Meeting – PROGRAM
Dear everyone! Welcome to join the SmartBIO Annual Meeting 2022. Program for the event is ready, and it will be...
Register to the Annual Meeting NOW!
Registration to the SmartBIO Annual Meeting is now open! Don’t hesitate but come and network with other SmartBIOers: Register to...
Save the Date! SmartBIO Annual Meeting is coming!
Dear SmartBIOers, After two years of break we will have again our Annual Meeting as a half-day event on Wednesday...
SmartBIO was elected again as BioCity Turku research program for 2022-2026
This means we will keep on going at least until 2026, arranging networking events and coming up with new collaborative...
Proposals for Elias Tillandz prize 2021
In the context of the 31st BioCity Symposium, 25-26 August 2022, the eighteenth Elias Tillandz prize will be awarded for...
Frontiers of Science spring 2022 program is ready
Weekly Frontiers of Science (FoS) seminars bring BioCity Turku researchers together to listen to prominent international scientists. The Frontiers of Science...
Season’s Greetings!
SmartBio wants to thank all it’s members from the year 2021. Have a lovely holiday season everyone and a happy...
Thank you for participating to young researchers’ day!
The whole-day networking event for young researchers on 18 November 2021 in Herrankukkaro was a success! Lively discussions went on...
Do you want to host a top-level scientist next spring?
BioCity Turku is an umbrella organization supporting and coordinating all life science related research in the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University....
Public lecture series at Turku city library
Dear all, We are pleased to invite you to Public Lecture Series organized under NordAqua (www.nordaqua.fi) and FuturoLEAF (www.futuroleaf.com) umbrella. All...
Course on recent analytical tools for pulp and paper
This course will present recent analytical techniques for pulp and paper. It is a combined course for PhD students and researchers...
Registration to BioCity Symposium is now open
30th BioCity Symposium 14th Finnish Cancer Institute Symposium CANCER – BREAKING BAD Registration is now open! August 19-20, 2021 Check...
Congratulations Sachin Kochrekar!
SmartBio PhD student Sachin Kochrekar won the first ever Millennium Pitching Contest, a competition for doctoral candidates with a task of...
BioCity Turku collaborative research funding call
Do you have a good research idea in mind you would like to take a closer look at? If yes,...
Towards bio-based Finland: Final program
The program for the SmartBio joint course “Towards bio-based Finland” is now finalized!   Take a look at the program here  and...
Towards bio-based Finland: Invited lecturers
UTU and ÅAU are arranging together a course Towards bio-based Finland in April 20-22, 2021. The list of speakers is now published,...
IPC2020 Virtual Conference on Polyphenols
It is now time to look at the updated schedule and deadlines, and discounted fees of the XXX International Conference on Polyphenols...
SmartBio wishes everyone Happy Holidays!
Season’s greetings to everyone! picture: JillWellington / pixabay
Funding decision for SmartBio seed-money application
SmartBio steering group members have decided in their meeting on 29.10.2020 which projects will be awarded with seed-money funding.  ...
SmartBio seed-money funding
Do you have an excellent interdisciplinary research idea in mind, but you have not had the possibility to perform preliminary...
Call open for SmartBIO travel grants 2020
SmartBIO travel grants are now open for all SmartBIO PhD students and postdocs to apply Now it is possible to apply...
Save the Date: SmartBIO annual meeting 29.10.2019
SmartBIO annual meeting will be organized on Tuesday, 29th of October, 2019 in Auriga Business Center. The one-day event will feature...
Call open for SmartBIO travel grants
SmartBIO travel grants are now open for all PhD students and postdocs to apply Maximum amounts given are 800 € for...
Save the date – Annual meeting 15.10.2018
SmartBIO annual meeting will be organized on Monday, 15th of October, 2018 in hotel Caribia. The one-day event will feature presentations...
SmartBIO photosynthesis seminars, sping 2018
This spring we will be having several world-leading photosynthesis researchers visiting Turku and we are arranging a SmartBIO photosynthesis seminar...
Thank you for participating to the Corel-course
Dear everyone, Thank you for participating to the Image processing course where we have learned basics on how to use...
Thanks for your assistance to Annual Meeting 2017
We would like to thank you as attendees of the SmartBio Annual Meeting 2017 for your participation and for all your great scientific input. We...
Annual Meeting Notice
We are pleased to announce that two industrial partners, Lari Vähäsalo  from CH Bioforce, Finland and Tiego Guerra from A4F (Algae For Future) will give a talk  in...