EUROPT(R)ODE XIII - Conference on Optical Chemical Sensors and Biosensors - Austria, March 20 - 23, 2016.  Impressions

About the Conference

The biannual EUROPT(R)ODE conference is one of the major conference series on optical sensors. Since 1992, the EUROPT(R)ODE conference has been a forum for scientists and engineers from academia, research institutes and industry from all over the world. The conference attracts around 300 participants and focuses on all aspects related to the research, development and applications of optical chemical sensors and biosensors.

Back to Graz!

After 24 years the XIII edition of the EUROPT(R)ODE conference is returning to the location where it was founded: Graz in Austria. 

 EUROPT(R)ODE 2016 is organised by:



Impressions are online

30 March 2016

Impressions are online online now!

Poster presentation

20 March 2016

Important information for poster presenters! Authors are encouraged to show attendence at their poster according to their poster numbers: Even poster numbers: Monday, 18.00 -19.00 h Odd poster number: Monday, 19.00 -20.00 h During...

Scientific progamme online

03 March 2016

The scientific programme is online.  

Science & Art

03 March 2016

The EUROPT[R]ODE XIII is accompanied by two art performances.

Online-registration closes

15 February 2016

  Note that online registration will close March 14th. On-site registration at the conference venue will be possilbe. An additional fee of €50 will be charged.  

Author registration deadline

14 February 2016

  Note that author registration was closed February 5th. Contributions of unregistered authors will not be considered in the conference programm.  Not registered authors should immidiately contact the conference manager by...

Special Issue Journals

20 January 2016

Participants are invited to submit manuscripts based on their EUROPTRODE 2016 conference presentations for possible publication in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical or Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research with the intention...

Notification of Acceptance

17 December 2015

  Submitted abstracts were refereed by the steering committee and selected for oral and poster presentations. Contributors have been notified via email.  

Abstract Submission Is Closed

19 October 2015

     Submission has been confirmed via email.  The notification of acceptance will follow by December 18, 2015.  Thank you for your contributions!    


Useful Information

  • Special Issues

    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical
    Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research Read More
  • Dates and Deadlines

    Notification of acceptance:
    December 18th, 2015:
    Early bird registration deadline:
    January 22th, 2016:
    Author registration deadline:
    February 5th, 2016
    Online registration deadline:
    March 14th, 2016
    Special issues:
    June 30th 2016
  • Scientific Programme

    The preliminary programme can be found here Read More
  • Presentation Guidelines

    Please find detailed information here Read More
  • Travel Information

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  • Accomodation

    Find a list of recommended hotels! Read More
  • Public transport

    to conference venue:
    Buses 58 and 63 from main station
    Bus 31 from city center Read More
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Plenary Speakers

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    Ben Zhong Tang

    Stephen K. C. Cheong Professor of Science, Chair Professor of Chemistry at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Read More
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    Michael Strano

    Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Read More
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    Deirdre Meldrum

    Director of the Center for Biosignatures Discovery Automation in the Biodesign Institute (Arizona, USA) Read More
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    Luis Liz-Marzán

    Ikerbasque Research Professor and Scientific Director of CIC biomaGUNE Read More
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    Michael Kühl

    Professor in Aquatic Microbial Ecology at the University of Copenhagen and Adjunct Professor at the University of Technology in Sydney Read More
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Sponsors and Exhibitors

Gold Sponsor


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Bronze Sponsor


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Welcome Reception






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Important dates

  • Notification of acceptance:
    December 18, 2015
  • Early bird registration deadline:
    January 22, 2016
  • Author registration deadline:
    February 5, 2016
  • Online-registration closes March 14, 2016.
  • On-site registration is possilbe with an additional fee of €50



For general information about the conference, including registration, please contact us at:

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