Kontakt & Service

On behalf of the Conference Committee

Conference Coordination

Dr. Irina Polina

Dr. Irina Polina

Office Deutz:
+49 221 8275 2052

Vice Mayor of Leverkusen

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Bernhard Marewski

  • Telefon+49 214-54804

Chair of the Conference Committee

Prof Barbe

Prof. Dr. Stefan Barbe

  • Telefon+49 214-32831-4641

Chair of the Conference Committee

Prof. Dr. Astrid Rehorek

Prof. Dr. Astrid Rehorek

  • Telefon+49 214-32831-4620

Mobil: +49 176 107 207 46

Important Dates and Deadlines

Abstract Submission Deadline April 30th
Early Bird Registration Mai 1-31th
Notification of Abstract and Conference Presentation Acceptance Juni 1th


Please use our conference tool for the registration and the submission of papers

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Welcome to STEPsCON 2018

International Scientific Conference on Sustainability Progress and Innovation

"Arctic Attitude meets German Pragmatism"

6-8 December 2018, Leverkusen, Germany 

STEPsCON 2018 is jointly organized by the STEPs Research Institute of the TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences, the City of Leverkusen and the University of Oulu (Finland). STEPsCON 2018 is focused on four main research topics related to sustainable science in chemistry, biotechnology and process analytics.

Contributions to both theoretical studies and practical implementations in all areas involving Resources and Bioremediation, Sustainable Medicine and Virus Technology, Industrial Biotechnology and Circular Value Creation and Innovative Materials are welcome.  STEPsCON 2018 will provide an excellent opportunity to present new results and to discuss the latest achievements of research and developments in the field.

The conference is fully supported by the Mayor of Leverkusen Mr. Uwe Richrath and the Board of TH Köln. The Mayor of Leverkusen will also give a welcome speech to introduce Leverkusen as a City of Science and Research. The University of Oulu is an important strategic partner for the implementation of this conference.

We kindly request you to spread this Information to your colleagues/researchers/students in order to promote the conference.

Registered Papers (IRED Extended paper guidelines applicable) will be published in various issues of International journals.

We looking forward to meet you in Leverkusen and hope that you will enjoy the modern daily changing city of Leverkusen with unforgettable memories from Germany. 

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Our Conference Partners

To be continued

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Scientific Research Topics