The 10th European Symposium on Biopolymers, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in Straubing after 20 years, started yesterday. Initiated and organized by Prof. Jochen Schmid (former TUMCS, now NTNU Norway) in cooperation with TUMCS and C.A.R.M.E.N. e.V. the event gathered more than 100 participants from 20 countries. Highly renowned experts from the field of biopolymer research will present and discuss the latest findings in this field for three days at the highest international level.