Welcome to BioCat

The National graduate school in biocatalysis, BioCat, is established to provide expertise and tools for research and education within biocatalysis in Norway. 


PhD position open in Macromolecular Chemistry Research Group at UiT – Deadline 31. May

Coming in October in Oulu, Finland: FEBS 2020 – Computational approaches to understanding and engineering enzyme catalysis

Upcoming workshop – spring 2020:

BioCat Workshop: Scientific Writing with Dr Daniel Soule
June 2nd-4th, 2020 via Zoom
Attention! Registration is now closed

Upcoming courses – Fall 2020

More info coming soon!

Summer 2020

Sadly, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the coronavirus and its impact on gatherings and travel in the near future, the 2020 BioCat Annual Conference at Hurdalsjøen has been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled this year.   

Interested in BioCat? Become a Member Today!

BioCat has the PhD-student in focus, and we offer PhD-level courses related to biocatalysis. The courses are held by specialsts in the field at the partner universities here in Norway (UiT, UiS, NTNU, UiO, NMBU and UiB). BioCat also arranges an annual conference aimed at networking and development of essential skills needed to succeed as a researcher. For more information, see our become a member’ information page, or contact your local BioCat ambassador! For more information on research and transferable skills courses, see our PhD courses page.  See our ‘about BioCat‘ page for more information on BioCat.