We are happy to announce the 6th international scientific conference Biotechnology and Metals that provides a forum for experts from various fields to discuss the newest trends in environmental technology and biotechnology application for raw materials processing, metal recovery, waste treatment and environmental protection.

Researchers from both academia and industry are welcome to join the conference in High Tatras, Slovakia from October 10th to 11th, 2024.




Magdaléna Bálintová (Technical University in Košice, Slovakia)
Bokányi Ljudmilla (University of Miskolc, Hungary)
Čablík Vladimír (VŠB–TU Ostrava, Czech Republic)
Hredzák Slavomír (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia)
Kupka Daniel (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia)
Matušíková Ildikó (University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia)
Nowak Kinga Anna (Cracow University of Technology, Poland)
Rowson Neil (University of Birmingham, Great Britain)
Saternus Mariola (Silesian University of Technology, Poland)
Šimonovičová Alexandra (Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia)
Ubaldini Stefano (National Research Council, Italy)


Luptáková Alena (chair) (Institute of Geotechnics SAS, Košice)
Sedláková Jana (vice-chair) (Faculty of Natural Sciences UCM, Trnava, ALGAJAS s.r.o, Košice)

Bártová Zuzana (Institute of Geotechnics SAS, Košice)
Hagarová Lenka (Institute of Geotechnics SAS, Košice)
Hroncová Jana (Institute of Geotechnics SAS, Košice)
Jáger Dávid (Institute of Geotechnics SAS, Košice)
Mačingová Eva (Institute of Geotechnics SAS, Košice)
Matisová Ľubica (Institute of Geotechnics SAS, Košice)

Hančinský Richard (Faculty of Natural Sciences UCM, Trnava)
Sinčák Miroslava (Faculty of Natural Sciences UCM, Trnava)


Please, download the registration form, fill it up and return the completed form at your convenience, the latest by May 15, 2024 extended to June 21, 2024 to e-mail address luptakal@saske.sk
Download preliminary registration form


After a review all papers will be published in the e-Proceeding. After the conference, the selected papers will be published in a special issue of Nova Biotechnologica et Chimica (indexed in SCOPUS database). All papers must be submitted in English.

Paper Template_2024_B&M

Please send papers to jencarova@saske.sk and in cc. to macingova@saske.sk by September 14th, 2024


Conference fees before June 30, 2024 250,- (students 200,- €). After June 30, 2024 280,- € (students 230,- €).

The conference fees include e-proceedings, refreshment during all coffee breaks, 2x lunch, 1x dinner, participation in all sections, and conference materials. Special diet request (allergy or food intolerance) please ask during accommodation reservation directly in the hotel. In case you will not stay in the congress centre ACADEMIA, request special diet by e-mail to luptakal@saske.sk.


ALGAJAS s.r.o.
Pražská 470/16, 04011 Košice
ID No.: 55 640 958
Tax ID: 2122044298

Bank account:
Fio banka, a.s. Dunajská 1, 81108 Bratislava
IBAN: SK16 8330 0000 0023 0262 8388
Variable symbol: 24
Information for recipient: Name and surname of the person(s) you paid for


In case of storno we will return 80% of conference fee untill 31st of August, 2024, 50% of conference fee untill 30th of September, 2024. After September 30, 2024 there is no possibility to return the conference fee.


The Biotechnology and Metals Conference will be held at SAS Congress Centre ACADEMIA in High Tatras, Stará Lesná, Slovakia, beautiful mountains resort in North Slovakia that is well-connected to public transport system. See more details.



Accommodation for conference participants is offered directly in SAS Congress Centre Academia.

In case of interest, please contact the hotel directly by e-mail recepcia@kcacademia.sk or by phone +421 52 4467 464 (or +421 52 4467 465, +421 52 4467 466). To receive the 10%  discount for accommodation it is necessary to note that accommodation will be for the participant of Biotechnology and Metals conference.



Download program (program will be updated in September, 2024)


A range of sponsorship opportunities are available. If you are interested in supporting the conference, please contact the meeting chairs luptakal@saske.sk or jana.sedlakova.fpv@ucm.sk



Ing. Alena Luptáková, PhD.
Department of Mineral Biotechnology, Institute of Geotechnics SAS
Watsonova 45, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia
Tel.: +421-55-792 2622, Fax: +421-55-792 2604
E-mail: luptakal@saske.sk

Prof. RNDr. Jana Sedláková, PhD.
Institute of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava
Nám J. Herdu 2, 917 01 Trnava, Slovakia
Tel.: +421 905 245 200
E-mail: jana.sedlakova.fpv@ucm.sk, jana.sedlakova@algajas.com