Since the foundation in 1992 EUROPT(R)ODE conferences have been an international forum for students and experienced scientists from academia, research institutes and companies to present and discuss the latest results in the field of optical chemical sensors and biosensors. The XIII edition of the EUROPT(R)ODE conference series will be held in Graz (Austria), March 20 - 23, 2016.
Otto Wolfbeis was hosting the 1st EUROPT(R)ODE in Graz in 1992 followed by meetings in Florence (Italy), Zurich (Switzerland), Muenster (Germany), Lyon (France), Manchester (United Kingdom), Madrid (Spain), Tuebingen (Germany), Dublin (Ireland), Prague (Czech Republic), Barcelona (Spain) and Athens (Greece). In 2016, EUROPT(R)ODE is returning to Graz.
See also the EUROPT(R)ODE organisation website