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Conference Venue

This years conference will solely be held at the new research building of the Center for Pharmaceutical Engineering (PVZ). It is located at Franz-Liszt-Straße 35a.

PVZ - Zentrum für Pharmaverfahrenstechnik

The Center for Pharmaceutical Engineering (PVZ) will be housed in a new building at the eastern campus of the TU Braunschweig. It is developed to jointly accommodate four key departments and two cross-sectional working groups on 3300 sqm. Specialized laboratories will facilitate the clean and safe production of pharmaceuticals as well as microsystems and the chemical and biotechnological synthesis from micro to pilot scale. The building also provides modern offices, meeting rooms as well as a computer pool and seminar rooms for scientific exchange. The overall investment of 29 million € is provided in equal parts by the Federal Republic of Germany and the Federal State of Lower Saxony.

Technische Universität Braunschweig

Founded in 1745 as Collegium Carolinum, the Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhemina zu Braunschweig is the oldest German institution of higher engineering education. Today, almost 19,500 students and 6,000 academic and non-academic staff are employed. It offers 71 undergraduate and graduate programs, the majority of those with a 6 semester Bachelor and a 4 semester Master program. Since winter semester 2014/2015, Technische Universität Braunschweig offers the only university Master program in Pharmaceutical Engineering in Germany.


The city of Henry the Lion has about 250,000 inhabitants and is situated in the northern part of Germany. It was first mentioned in 1031 and today combines a dynamic economic and trading environment with a broad cultural life as well as an active research and science community.

Public Transportation

Next international airport is located in Hannover, approx. 65 km from Braunschweig. Braunschweig has an hourly service by ICE trains with direct lines to Frankfurt/Main and Berlin main stations.


Several hotels in Braunschweig offer contingents and special conditions for guests of the university. As participants of SPhERe you can take advantage of those benefits. For booking, prices or special payment information please contact the hotels directly. If provided please refer to the code or keyword next to the hotel name. An detailed overview of the hotels can be downloaded here.


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Important information

If you intend to contribute with a presentation or poster please send an eMail with the files attached at abstracts@pvz-sphere.de.

Submission format
Abstracts should be prepared using the two-page format given here and must not exceed four pages.

Presentation formats
Applications for oral and poster presentations are invited. Oral presentations will be 15 + 5 min. For posters, 3 min introductory presentations are scheduled. The posters should be printed in size A0.

*Please be aware that the abstract of all accepted contributions will be published in the conference electronic proceedings accessible via the SPhERe website.

Important dates

Please visit our website at the end of 2018 for new information on the upcoming SPhERe 2019.