Past Events

Past event: June 16 - 18, 2016

World Biotech Tour Festival, National Science Museum (NSM) Thailand - Pathumthani, Thailand

The ambassadors were in full force at the NSM World Biotech Tour in Thailand. Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj, the Minister of Science and Technology of Thailand, was present to help kick-off the festival. The museum showcased LIAB activities, research groups, and the ambassadors' presentations. The ambassadors later presented their biotech topics to an audience and panel of judges at the National Science and Technology Fair. Ambassador YATA THANAKARN was selected to represent NSM Thailand at the SCWS2017! Follow updates on social media at (ASTC's and NSM's Facebook and Twitter @biotechtour).

Past event: October 25, 29, & November 5, 2015

World Biotech Tour Festival, Technopolis - Mechelen, Belgium

The final stop for the 2015 tour will be at Technopolis and the University of Leuven. The WBT will be featured at the National Biotech Day in Leuven before moving to Technopolis for a school-focused day on October 29, and finally a public day with WBT ceremony on November 5. Follow the events on our social media!

Past event: October 17, 2015

2016 World Biotech Tour Announcement - Montreal, Canada

The next locations for the 2016 tour have been selected! The 4 science centers will be announced during the opening remarks at ASTC2015 in Montreal. #ASTC2016

Past event: August 3 - 9, 2015

World Biotech Tour Science Festival, Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation - Tokyo, Japan

The next stop on the tour will be in Tokyo, Japan. They have planned a whole week of events, including a special WBT ceremony and Science Cafe on Saturday, Aug. 8. Photos are up on Facebook and Twitter

Past event: Thursday, April 30, 2015

Webinar: Application for 2016 World Biotech Tour

Watch the webinar to learn about the requirements to become a host site in 2016. Register here. *UPDATE: The video is available for viewing and will be sent through email after you register.

Past event: Friday, April 10–Sunday, April 12, 2015

World Biotech Tour Science Festival, Pavilion of Knowledge - Lisbon, Portugal

Let the festivities begin! The 2015 tour will kick off at the Pavilion of Knowledge science center in Lisbon, Portugal. Follow their event activities here and through social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).

Past event: Tuesday, March 3–Wednesday, March 4, 2015

World Biotech Tour Ambassadors Go On Tour - Brussels, Belgium

Two student ambassadors from Pavilion of Knowledge showcased the lab-in-a-box activities and presented their biotech topics in Belgium. See pictures at Facebook and Twitter.

Past event: Saturday, October 20, 2014

World Biotech Tour Launch - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Biotech goes on tour! The World Biotech Tour is officially launched during ASTC2014 and the first three locations for 2015 are announced. Follow the tour as it travels to Lisbon, Portugal, Tokyo, Japan, and Mechelen Belgium through our social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).