Keynote lectures

Upstream processing leading to improvements in bacterial nanocellulose properties and productivity
     Stanislaw Bielecki, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

3D-structured Cellulose Biofilms and Applications
     Orlando J. Rojas, Aalto University, Finland

Tittle to be defined
     Alexander Bismark, University of Vienna, Austria

Bacterial Nano Cellulose: Exploring and developing the potential of an intriguing, low-cost and fully biobased product towards the demands of our today’s contemporary society
     Falk Liebner, BOKU University, Austria

BioTech Cellulose: Process-controlled design of multilayered materials, coatings and composites
     Dieter Klemm, KKF Company - polymers for life, Germany
Oral communications *

BNC composites for the textile and leather industries
     Fernando Dourado, University of Minho & Satisfibre, S.A., Portugal

Transparent poly(methyl methacrylate) composites based on bacterial cellulose nanofibre networks with improved fracture resistance and impact strength
     Koon-Yang Lee, Imperial College London, UK

Effect of the combination of bacterial nanocellulose dressing with secondary dressings: an in vitro and in vivo approach
     Ives Bernardelli de Mattos, Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC, Germany

Bacterial cellulose a sustainable material: applications ranging from electronics to biosensors
     Elvira Fortunato CENIMAT/I3N and CEMOP-UNINOVA, Portugal

In vitro cellulose synthesis using a recombinant cellulose synthase
     Kenji Tajima, Hokkaido University, Japan

Bringing synthetic biology to bacterial nanocellulose
     Tom Ellis, Imperial College London, UK

Genetics of cellulose biosynthesis in Gluconacetobacter xylinus
     Inder Saxena, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Genetically engineering bacteria to produce diverse bacterial cellulose material properties
     Vivianne Goosens, Imperial College London, UK

Genomics-aided deciphering of BNC synthesis and regulation
     Małgorzata Ryngajłło, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

BC-CMC formulations for Pickering emulsions
     Daniela Martins, Universidade do Minho & Satisfibre, Portugal

Bacterial cellulose production and properties influenced by bacterial strain in static and agitated conditions
     Ana Iraidy Santa Brígida, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Cider waste as a resource for bacterial cellulose production and new approaches for advanced applications
     Leire Urbina Moreno, University of the Basque Country, Spain

Spray-dried redispersible bacterial nanocellulose microspheres
     Maria Laura Foresti, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bacterial NanoCellulose as a Natural Component of Next-Generation Bio-Composites
     Karolina Ludwicka, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Development and application of bacterial cellulose/graphene nanocomposites
     Yizao Wan, East China Jiaotong University, China

Functionalization, Regeneration and Modification of Bacterial Cellulose
     Joaquin Caro-Astorga, Imperial College London, UK

Confined spatial nanoparticle distribution in bacterial nanocellulose millefeuille
     Soledad Roig-Sánchez, Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona

Role of motA and motB genes in bionanocellulose biosynthesis in Komagataeibacter genus
     Paulina Jacek, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Bacterial Cellulose with Functional Properties
     Andreia S. Monteiro, São Paulo State University, Brazil

Bacterial nanocellulose as an ocular bandage material
     Irene Anton-Sales, Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona, Spain

Development and characterization of native and citric acid-modified cellulose's drug-delivery system for bacterial biofilm eradication
     Karol Fijalkowski, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland

A biodegradable antibacterial nanocomposite based on oxidized bacterial cellulose for fast hemostasis and wound healing
     Haibin Yuan, Donghua University, China

Peptide Functionalization of bacterial cellulose for antimicrobial activity
     Ana M. Hernandez Arriaga, Biological Research Center (CIB-CSIC), Spain

Manufacturing of modified bacterial cellulose as tailor-made anti-inflammatory wound dressing
     Uwe Beekmann, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany

Modification of bacterial nanocellulose membranes for tailored drug carrier
     Marcia Margarete Meier, Santa Catarina State University, Brazil

Sustainable and recyclable thermoelectric paper by bacteria farming
     Anna Roig, Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona, Spain

Cellulose patches in plants
     Anna Laromaine, Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona, Spain

Bacterial cellulose for edible films and coatings
     Henriette Azeredo, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Bacterial nanocellulose-based films with antibacterial and conductive properties for active and intelligent food packaging
     Carla Vilela, Universidade do Aveiro, Portugal

Preparation and properties of type I collagen/ quaternized chitosan/ Bacterial cellulose composite films for multifunctional wound dressings
     Haiyong Ao, East China Jiaotong University, China

Adjusting BNC for 3D tissue engineering by modifications at different stages of its production
     Katarzyna Kubiak, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Evaluation of Three Types of Bacterial Nanocellulose Tubes for Application as Vascular Graft: Bioreactors Determine Tubes Structure and Properties
     Feng Hong, Donghua University, China

Pharmaceutical Insights: Overcoming the Challenges of Bacterial Nanocellulose for Controlled Drug Delivery
     Dagmar Fischer, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany

Bacterial Cellulose-Polyhydroxyalkanoate hydrogels with antimicrobial capacity against Staphylococcus aureus
     Auxiliadora Prieto Jiménez, Biological Research Center (CIB-CSIC), Spain

Study on preparation and properties of micro-nanofibers composite vascular scaffold
     Yang Shanshan, East China Jiaotong University, China

Optically transparent bacterial cellulose-based composites as substrate for flexible organic light emitting diode
     Hernane da Silva Barud, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Bacterial nanocellulose-hyaluronic acid microneedles for skincare applications
     Daniela Filipa da Silva Fonseca, Universidade do Aveiro, Portugal

The Prospect of Bacterial Cellulose Impregnated with Antimicrobials in Treatment of Biofilm-Related Bone Infections
     Adam Junka, Medical University of Wroclaw, Poland

BNC Products: From Lab to Market
     Kamil Palmowski, Bowil Biotech, Poland

Microengineered biosynthesized cellulose as antifibrotic protection for implantable medical devices
     Simone Bottan, Hylomorph, Switzerland

NullarborTM Tree-Free Fibre and other Commercial Applications for Bacterial Nanocellulose
     Gary Cass, Nanollose, Australia

Title to be defined (2)
     Bowil Biotech, Poland

Bacterial cellulose product design towards biomedical and diagnostic applications
     Dana Kralisch, JeNaCell, Germany

Bacterial cellulose within the context of pulp-and-paper emerging biorefineries
     Carlos Pascoal Neto, The Navigator Company, Portugal

Bacterial Nanocellulose: A brief history and future prospects at “Embrapa”
     Morsyleide de Freitas Rosa, EMBRAPA, Brazil

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Poster presentations

Evaluation of bacterial cellulose degradation after exposure in different abiotic and biotic components
     Andréa Lima Schneider, UNIVILLE, Brazil

Bacterial Cellulose as a Material for Innovative Cardiovascular Implants
     Andree V., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany

Probiotic edible films from bacterial cellulose/cashew tree gum
     Henriette Azeredo, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Scaffolds of bacterial cellulose functionalized with bioactive metal phosphates
     Ana Paula Testa Pezzin, UNIVILLE, Brazil

Antimicrobial wound dressing based on bacterial cellulose containing silver nanoparticles
     Hernane da Silva Barud, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Nano-fibrillated bacterial cellulose with hydrophobic surface characteristics by heterogeneous silylation
     Hiroyuki Kono, National Institute of Technology, Japan

Construction and performance study of integrated bacterial cellulose hernia mesh
     Xie Jing, East China Jiaotong University, China

Preparation and properties of graphene oxidebacterial cellulose nanocomposites with gradient structure
     Liu Jinzhi, East China Jiaotong University, China

Enhancement of mechanical and biological properties of calcium phosphate bone cement by incorporating bacterial cellulose
     Quanchao Zhang, East China Jiaotong University, China

Step-by-step self-assembly of 2D few-layer reduced graphene oxide into 3D architecture of bacterial cellulose for a robust, ultralight, and recyclable all-carbon absorbent
     Jie Wang, East China Jiaotong University, China

Study on Microwave Absorbing Properties of Fe3O4/Bacterial Cellulose Composites
     Zhihuan Huang, East China Jiaotong University, China

Silver nanowire-doped bacterial cellulose as potential antimicrobial wound dressing
     Mengxia Peng, East China Jiaotong University, China

Effect of Nanofibrillated bacterial cellulose (NFBC) inclusion on the physical properties of pulp fiber sheets and polyvinyl alcohol films
     Ryoko Maruyama, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

A Toolbox of Pharmaceutical Strategies for the Controllable Skin Delivery of Boswellia Extracts using Bacterial Nanocellulose
     Berit Karl, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany

Obtaining and characterization of new composite of bacterial nanocelullose containing bioliquefied brown coal
     Marzena Jedrzejczak-Krzepkowska, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Biosynthesis of BNC and BNC-based nitrocellulose
     Vera Budaeva, Institute for Problems of Chemical and Energetic Technologies, Russia

Characterization of the proteins encoded by the second cellulose synthase operon
     Szymczak Izabela, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Novel chitosan-coated bacterial cellulose hydrogels for controlled delivery sistems
     Aloña Retegui Miner, Escuela Ingeniería de Gipuzkoa, San Sebastian

Evaluation of in vitro cytotoxicity of Bacterial Cellulose obtained from agroindustrial byproducts
     Fábia Karine Andrade, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil

Delivery of antiseptic solutions by a bacterial cellulose wound dressing: PHMB, octenidine and povidone-iodine
     Ives Bernardelli de Mattos, University Wuerzburg, Germany

Cellulose Nanocrystals-incorporated Fibroin Films for Enhancing Barrier Properties
     Hyoung-Joon Jin, Inha University, South Korea

Synthesis of bacterial cellulose by Komagataeibacter strains in agitated and static process conditions
     Rosa, M. F., State University of Londrina, Brazil

Evaluation of the synthesis of bacterial cellulose by acetic acid bacteria isolated from vinegar industry using soybean molasses as fermentative substrate
     Rosa, M. F., State University of Londrina, Brazil

Surface modification of bacterial cellulose membranes for microfluidic applications
     Silvestre, S. L., Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Identification and Engineering of Native and Non-native Secretion Systems in K. rhaeticus to engineer biomaterials with unique properties
     Amritpal Singh, Imperial College London, UK

Challenges on specific surface area analysis of cellulosic materials
     Anett Kondor, Surface Measurement Systems Ltd., UK

Influence of different types of bacterial nanocellulose on development of oil-in-water Pickering emulsions
     Náyra Pinto, Embrapa Tropical Agroindustry, Brazil

Nanopapers based on bacterial cellulose with conductive, magnetic or photochromic properties
     Agnieszka Tercjak, University of the Basque Country, Spain

Synthesis of Hydrophobic Bacterial Cellulose Nanocrystals for the Retention of Oils
     Pezzin, A.P.T., Universidade da Região de Joinville,  Brazil

Development and characterization of bacterial cellulose membranes for active food packaging application
     Pezzin, A.P.T., Universidade da Região de Joinville,  Brazil

Bacterial cellulose membranes incorporated with herbal extracts
     Pezzin, A.P.T., Universidade da Região de Joinville,  Brazil

Life cycle assessment of bacterial cellulose production in soybean molasses culture medium
     Ana Iraidy Santa Brigida, Embrapa Agroindústria Tropical, Brazil

Influence of fermentation time and bacterial strains on properties of bacterial cellulose produced by soybean molasses fermentation
     Ana Iraidy Santa Brigida, Embrapa Agroindústria Tropical, Brazil

Microwave-assisted periodate oxidation and characterization of bacterial cellulose
     Morsyleide de Freitas Rosa,

Bioactivity and biocompatibility of hybrid systems based on bacterial cellulose/strontium apatite
     Andrade, F. K., Federal University of Ceará (UFC), Brazil
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