[Event] 6th International Conference on Biotechnology for The Wellness Industry (ICBWI)


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The 6th International Conference on Biotechnology for The Wellness Industry (ICBWI) will be held on the 16th – 17th of August 2016 at the Melaka Equatorial Hotel, Malaysia.

Discover Wellness Through Health & Productivity: Recent Trends and Opportunities by recognizing the significant role of leading the healthy lifestyle in order to promote wellness, prevent illnesses and in return empowering society to enjoy quality lives.

The main objective of this conference is to provide a platform for those (researchers and practitioners) associated with the biotech and wellness industry to disseminate and share their ideas. Towards this, the conference aims to bring academicians, scientists, entrepreneurs, decision makers and policy makers together for exchange of views and experiences on this sector.

Selected papers by Researchers & Academicians will be published in the International Journal of Biotechnology for the Wellness Industries by Lifescience Global. Prizes for best abstracts and poster presentation will be continued as previous events. As such, we would like to officially invite biotechnologists, academicians, postgrad students, scientists and decision makers to this event.

To register, click here.

Official website: www.ibd.utm.my/icbwi16.

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