5th International Conference on Biophotonics

ICOB has a tradition of bringing together opinion leaders in the field to consider where the field is going and what opportunities there are to work together. Key in this goal is end users of biophotonics technologies and this year co-location and running back-to-back with Science on the Swan presents an exceptional opportunity to engage with medical researchers and translators.

The conference will be held in Perth’s port and historic cultural centre of Fremantle, providing an ideal venue for offsite events and interactions all within a short walk of the venue, historic Esplanade Hotel. ICOB 2017 will be one to remember – we invite you to be a part of it and look forward to welcoming you to Perth, Western Australia.


2017-04-30 - 2017-05-01



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Round Robin Experiment

Raman spectroscopy has already proved its effectiveness in many cases for medical diagnostics such as for cancer, cardiovascular diseases and infections. However, there are no standards in the different working groups, e.g. for sample preparation, implementation of the Raman experiments, spectra pre-treatment, data evaluation, etc.In a round robin experiment, the required groundwork will take place in order to define standardised Raman measurement methods, which will be fundamental for establishing Raman spectroscopy for clinical diagnostic procedures.

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5th International Conference on Biophotonics

20 March 2017

Continuing the success of the previous meetings held in Sacramento, Ottawa, Jena, and Florence, the 5th conference will come to Perth, Western Australia, running over two full days, and back-to-back with the Science on the Swan medical research conference, which delegates are strongly encouraged to also attend, at discounted rates. [more]

Biophotonics Wiki

Visit our wiki to consult our latest technologies and techniques. [more]


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