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The 11th International Conference on Molecular Imprinting MIP2020

International Conference Center Hiroshima (ICCH), Japan | June 21 - June 26 2020

The 11th International conference on Molecular Imprinting (MIP2020)

MIP2020 will be held at International Conference Center Hiroshima (ICCH), Japan from June 21 to 26. This conference aims to bring together scientists and engineers interested in molecular imprinting and related technologies, from academia and industry, in a productive and manageable environment. The scope of the conference ranges from new concepts and principles to advanced preparation techniques and industrial applications. The program will include a special session on bio-related cutting-edge research in Japan, presented by Prof. Kazunori Kataoka (DDS and nanomedicines), Prof. Takahiro Ochiya (Extracellular vesicles), Prof. Kazuhiko Ishihara (Biomaterials), and Prof. Yasushi Okada (Super-resolution imaging).


Since the first conference held in Cardiff, UK, in 2000, the MIP Conference has acted as the most relevant forum for researchers to share new ideas, discuss the most recent advancements, and exchange information. We hope that MIP2020 will provide participants with an excellent opportunity to accelerate future developments through various presentations and discussions, as well as building friendships. Hiroshima is known worldwide as an international city of peace and culture, and we will welcome all participants equally, regardless of age, sex, nationality, religion, and political belief. We are looking forward to meeting you in Hiroshima.

MIP2020 Organizing Committee, Toshifumi Takeuchi (Chair)

P.S. The MIP2020 organizing committee is pleased to announce that Graduate Student Symposium on Bio-relevant Functional Materials (GSS-BFM) in Asia 2020 will be held in Kobe, Japan, as a workshop for graduate students, working on MIPs and bio-relevant functional materials. GSS-BFM was inspired by GSS MIP held in Europe every two years. We wish graduate students the participation in both MIP2020 and GSS-BFM. Although we will give priority to graduate students for the participation, pos-docs and young researchers may be acceptable, depending upon the registration numbers (Around 50 participants are expected from outside of Japan).

Important Dates

Start of abstract submission
October 1, 2019
End of abstract submission
February 29, 2020
Notification of acceptance
March 31, 2020
End of early registration
March 31, 2020
End of regular registration
June 19, 2020
Opening the conference
June 21, 2020


January 7, 2020
Information on GSS-BFM in Asia 2020 has been added.
December 4, 2019
The special issue will be published in Journal of Materials Chemistry B (RSC). Please see "Call for papers to the special Issue" site.
December 4, 2019
The organizing committee has set up the best speak awards and the best poster awards in MIP2020, sponsored by The Royal Society of Chemistry and MDPI. Please see "Abstract Submission" site.
November 29, 2019
October 11, 2019
The date of the special session and gala dinner have been changed to June 24 from June 25.
October 07, 2019
Abstract Submission has been started.
September 25, 2019
Web site opened.

Special Session

Special session on the Bio-related cutting-edge research in Japan

Further information & registration for the special session

Prof. Kazunori Kataoka

Kawasaki Institute of Industrial Promotion & The University of Tokyo

Supramolecular Nanosystems for Targeted Therapy of Cancer and Brain Diseases

Prof. Kazuhiko Ishihara

The University of Tokyo

Biomimetic Interface Materials

Prof. Takahiro Ochiya

Tokyo Medical University

Exosome-Based Cancer Diagnosis and Therapeutics

Prof. Yasushi Okada

RIKEN & The University of Tokyo

Super-Resolution Imaging of Cellular Processes in Living Cells