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Lisbon Biotechnology Microalgae Advanced Course

LiMBAC: Welcome


The fourth edition is coming!
September 18th to the 23rd, Save the Date!

The Lisbon Microalgae Biotechnology Advanced Course, held on a triennial basis, aims to familiarize participants with advanced concepts of microalgae cultivation, paying special attention to scale-up processes, large scale cultivation and downstream processing.

The course is intended to promote an interdisciplinary approach, presenting lectures hands-on practical sessions covering the whole microalgae value chain, from the cell to the latest market trends.

The event comprises presentations from national and international experts in the area, networking opportunities and practical classes with hands-on experience in culturing microalgae, at lab and pilot plant scale.

This edition, also includes the opportunity to visit ALGATEC Eco Business Park, the largest microalgae production platform in Europe.

LiMBAC: About

ALGATEC Eco Business Park

LiMBAC: About

Who should attend?

This advanced course is aimed at MSc, PhD or Post-Docs in the biology, chemistry and biochemical engineering fields with some previous background on microalgae biotechnology. The course is also intended to new and established industry professionals seeking to deepen their knowledge and network with other stakeholders in the field.


The course will take place at two different facilities:

  • ALGATEC Business Park, for lectures and industrial visit;

  • A4F’s Lisbon Innovation Laboratory and Experimental Unit, for practical sessions on microalgae production,
    up to pilot scale.

The LiMBAC programme and visits are aimed to give you the chance of a unique understanding of what real industrial microalgae production is. You'll get to see a wide range of fully functioning state-of-the-art production technologies.

Experienced collaborators are present at all times to share valuable insights into these processes. All the presentations and the practical sessions are in English. After completing the course each participant receives a diploma.

We look forward to welcoming you at LiMBAC 2022!

LiMBAC: About


Where to stay

Where to stay?

Located close to the FIL – Lisbon International Fair – and at the heart of Lisbon's Parque das Nações, the Hotel Meliá Lisboa Oriente is surrounded by trendy restaurants. It offers free Wi-Fi, a brand new restaurant and renovated spacious rooms.

Distance from the venue: LiMBAC provides a transfer from the hotel to the course's venues at 08:00 am, and back to the hotel at 05:30 pm.

Distance from the airport: The hotel provides free transfer only from the hotel to Lisbon International Airport at 07:00|08:00|09:00 am. This service must be required 24 hours in advanced.

Public transportation near hotel:  Bus  |  Metro  |  Train  |  Taxi  



Standard Single - €125/night

Standard single - €131,6/night

Tourist tax: 2 € per person, per night

LiMBAC: About
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