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.

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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

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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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