List of confirmed teachers

  • Cristiana Boi
    (University of Bologna, Italy)

  • Frank Lipnizki
    (Lund University, Sweden)

  • Wojciech Kujawski
    (Nicolaus Copernicus University Torun, Poland)

  • Marek Bobák
    (Membrain, Czech Republic)

  • Lidietta Giorno
    (Institute on Membrane Technology
    National Research Council, ITM-CNR , Italy)

  • Alberto Figoli
    (Institute on Membrane Technology
    National Research Council, ITM-CNR , Italy)

  • Lilia Ahrné
    (University of Copenhagen, Department of Food Science)

  • Susana Luque
    (University of Oviedo, Spain)


Important dates

  • Pre-course: April 6 - 7, 2019
  • Conference: April 8 - 10, 2019
  • Abstract submission: Open for poster only
  • Registration: Open
  • Notification of abstract acceptance or refusal: Short after
  • Early bird deadline: January 8, 2019


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EMS Membrane Academy
(Download final program HERE)

Membrane processes for food, biorefinery and biotech industry: Principles, membranes, applications and design

The EMS Academy is a 2-days workshop developed by the European Membrane Society (EMS) to provide the participants fundamental knowledge of membrane processes and applications. This first EMS Academy is focus in particular on applications in the food and biotech industry.  The lecturers of the EMS Academy are both industrial and academic specialists in the field.

The location of the EMS Academy is Hotel Skansen, Båstad.

The standard course fee is SEK 13.000,- and includes the course material, single room accommodation (one night April 6-7) including breakfast at Hotel Skansen, two lunches and one dinner plus a 3-year EMS membership. For existing EMS members, the price for the course is SEK 12.500,-.  

The EMS Academy starts 06 April 2019 at 09:00 with registration and ends 07 April 2019 at 17:30.

Course content:

  • Introduction to membrane processes with focus on pressure-driven processes
  • Electro-driven membrane processes
  • Emerging membrane processes (membrane contactors, pervaporation and forward osmosis)
  • Membranes – Polymeric and inorganic
  • Processes design and membrane modules
  • Membrane fouling and cleaning
  • Plant economics and how to design a membrane plant
  • Membrane applications:
    • Dairy industry and other food industries
    • Biotechnology and biorefineries

You can sign up EMS Academy online as an add-on to your EWM 2019 registration package, or to attend the EMS Academy only. It is possible to purchase extra night (April 5-6) and the cost is SEK1950 for single room.

Register online: HERE

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If you have any questions, please contact our conference agency:
The Meeting Planners ApS
(45) 60 21 74 21