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To be elible for attending the course, you must first submit an application, including an abstract and supporting documents. Please follow the instructions in Attending the Course.

The applications will be evaluated, and participants will be notified of acceptance on April 21, 2019.  Accepted applicants must then register and pay the appropriate registration fees by May 10. More details on how to register and on fee payment will be included in your outcome notification.

Registration fees:

Young Scientists:

The candidate should be a registered PhD student at a recognized institute of higher learning or a postdoctoral scientist within five years of having completed a PhD thesis.

By default, young scientists are offered shared accommodation. A limited number of single rooms are available on first-come, first-serve basis.

Senior Scientists:

Anyone who does not fit the above young scientist category.

Young Scientist: Shared room500,00 €
Young Scientist: Single room600,00 €
Senior Scientist: Single room750,00 €

Terms and Conditions

By registering for the event, participants (also referred to as 'you') are entering an agreement with the Course Organizer(s), and you are indicating acceptance to the terms and conditions set out below.

The Registration Fee Covers:

  • Access to all scientific programme sessions
  • Meals and refreshments (breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks, and the welcome cocktail, all taken at the conference venue (Hotel Eden Roc)).
  • Accommodation at  hotel Eden Roc, as set out on the Venue/Accommodation page
  • Name badge, printed materials, certificate of attendance

Travel costs are not included. 

Methods of Payment

Payments may be made by bank transfer or credit card.
In the case of payment by bank transfer, please send transaction receipt via email to info@biointerfaces2019.febsevents.org.
Cash / on-site payments are not accepted.

Bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source.
Your Name, Surname and Order ID must be indicated on the transaction receipt of the bank transfer.

A confirmation notification will be sent to you when organizers receive the funds and confirm your registration in the system. If you do not receive confirmation within 10 business days after sending your proof of payment / receipt of transaction, please contact info@biointerfaces2019.febsevents.org

Further details will be included in your outcome notification email. 

Registration cancellation & refund policy

All registration cancellation requests should be sent to info@biointerfaces2019.febsevents.org . For cancellation requests received on or before June 4, 2019, the full payment, less bank charges, will be refunded; for cancellation requests received on and after June 5, 2019, the full amount will be charged and no refunds will be made. No cash refunds will be made for the credit card payments in the case of cancellation.

Travel insurance

You should seek and follow the advice of your government before registering and booking travel for the event and before travelling to the event. You are solely responsible for making your own appropriate travel and other insurance arrangements before booking travel for the Congress.

Modification and cancellation of the event

The Course Organizers reserve the right to modify the event programme, which is published as an indication only.

In the event of cancellation of the event, at any time, as a result of any event of 'force majeure' or for other reasons that are beyond the control of the Course Organizers, the registration fee shall be refunded by the Course Organizers but neither the Course Organizers nor FEBS shall be held liable for any other costs or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, financial losses, etc. 

Disclaimer and ‘force majeure’

Neither the Course Organizers nor FEBS shall be responsible for any bodily injury/death or property damages (including theft) sustained by participants during the event, unless such damages are a direct result of the negligent or unlawful act or omission thereof.

In any event, neither the Course Organizers nor FEBS accept liability for damages in the event of bodily injury/death, property damage, disruption to travel plans and costs incurred as a result of ‘force majeure’.  ‘Force majeure’ (or ‘Act of God’) reasons include but are not limited to: war or threat of war, riots, civil strife, terrorist activity, industrial disputes, natural or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, epidemics, health risks, fire and closure of airports or airspace. 

Governing law

Any legal dispute resulting from the accepted terms and conditions will be subject to the relevant Spanish laws.


  • Applications Opening
    15 Jan 2019
  • Youth Travel Fund Grants
    18 April 2019
  • Applications closing
    18 April 2019
  • Application Notification
    April 21, 2019
  • Registration
    May 10, 2019
  • Closing times: 23:59 (UTC+01:00)

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