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BioCon 2023

International Industrial Biotechnology Conference

December 18-20, 2023

Almetyevsk, Republic of Tatarstan

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Over three days, you will have the opportunity to share innovative ideas, research results, and experiences with like-minded biotech enthusiasts from around the world.

Choose your role:


Participate in all conference events

Contributed speaker

Become part of one of the parallel sessions

Open Mic

Present your research in an entertaining way in only 10 minutes. A format in which there is no "framework".


BIOCON will be especially beneficial for:

Junior and
young researchers

Recognised and
established researchers

Biotech experts

Biotech enthusiasts


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August 22

Registration opens

November 1

Registration ends for participants from from non-listed countries who do not already hold a Russian visa

December 1

Registration ends for all participants

December 18-20

See you in Almetyevsk!



BIOCON 2023 focuses on UNESCO Sustainable Development Goals. TED-style plenary talks from world-renowned researchers, parallel sessions on major spheres of biotechnology headlined by recognized keynote speakers, an exciting BioTech Open Mic and much more — all infused with unforgettable culture of Tatarstan — BIOCON, in one word.

Topics of BIOCON 2023:

Sustainable agriculture

Sustainable food production and food security

Sustainable bioenergy

Microbial biotechnology


Genetic and cellular engineering




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Альметьевск (Russian)

Әлмәт (Tatar)

In the Republic of Tatarstan, Almetyevsk is often called the “Oil Capital”: the city is home to the headquarters of Tatneft and 80% of its population is employed by the oil sector.

Almetyevsk boasts its own ski resort, a 150 km network of bike paths, the “Almet” community center (complete with Renaissance-era art and Shostakovich’s grand piano), and 30 art objects and murals spread throughout the city.

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PJSC Tatneft, together with the Advanced Engineering School ITMO, is developing the biotech industry in Almetyevsk.

AES ITMO is a training school for engineers with the necessary level of competence for accelerated transfer of digital technologies to the development of new business areas and industrial production.

In April 2023, cellular, molecular, microbiological and chemical laboratories equipped with advanced research equipment were launched on the basis of the Laboratory and Research Building of the Petroleum High School.

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The terms of participation

Participation is free for all types of participants!

During the days of the conference, meals and coffee breaks will be organized for all conference participants.

Attendee participants will be selected based on their letters of motivation.

Contributed speaker and Science Slammer participants will be selected based on their CVs, scientific background, and video presentations.

Participants pay their own travel expenses to transfer locations.

Please note that we have special offers for the conference participants.
After registering, you can get promo codes for discounts at our partner airline companies.

Free shuttle service to Almetyevsk will be organized from the points indicated on the map

Basic accommodation options at hotels that we recommend can be found here.

We also recommend nonresident guests to stay at the "Yunost" Hotel. There will be a daily shuttle service from the hotel to the conference venue

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Aeroflot is the leading company in Russian commercial aviation and the national carrier. Company was founded on 17 March 1923 and is both one of the oldest airlines in the world and one of the most recognisable Russian brands.

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S7 Airlines is the largest private airline in Russia, with the most modern fleet in the Russian air transit market. Their extensive network of routes allows our passengers to travel to 181 cities in 26 countries across the world.