Biochemical Engineering

About us

IChemE’s Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group provides an international forum for the technical and professional development of biochemical engineering for industrial practitioners, academics and students.


  • promote biochemical engineering as a key discipline and encourage interaction between all professionals involved in this diverse field
  • assist biochemical engineers in their professional development and provide resources for training and the acquisition of new skills
  • support national and international initiatives and define best industrial practices
  • act as a focal point for all those interested in the process aspects of biotechnology and the emerging field of regenerative medicine.


  • conferences, seminars, workshops and site visits
  • quarterly newsletter
  • website with member-only areas providing access to extensive resources
  • bursaries to support student attendance at conferences
  • award of IChemE’s Donald Medal for outstanding services to biochemical engineering
  • networking via events and discussion forum
  • representation of professional interests.

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