The COMPASS Research Group is glad to announce that the “4th International conference on Biological and Biomimetic Adhesives (ICBBA2021)” will be held remotely from University of Aveiro, Portugal, from 18th to 19th February, 2021. This event is part of the activities of the European funded COST Action “European Network of BioAdhesives”- ENBA.

The scientific program of this event will consist on plenary lectures to be delivered by internationally world-distinguished scientists, and oral/poster presentations by the participants, in fields that include: Bioinspired Adhesive Designs, Formulations and Applications; Chemical and Structural Characterization of Natural Adhesives; Adhesives for Healthcare applications; Molecular Mechanisms of Bio-Adhesion; Bioadhesion Prevention; Catechol-based Adhesives; Industrial Challenges in Bioadhesion and Biomimetic Marine-derived Adhesives (special symposium in the context of the project BLUEGLUE, coordinated by the COMPASS Research Group).

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The COMPASS Research Group invite you to register and attend this international conference. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is January 31st.

The attendance at the conference will be free, for those who registered through the website. Certificates and the abstract book will be distributed to all attendees

Invited Speakers