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Global Engage is pleased to announce the 4th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: Europe which will be held on 3-4 April 2017. This year the conference will be moving to Amsterdam, the Netherlands and will be co-located with the Probiotic Congress: Europe.

Recent research has demonstrated the importance of our microbes in our maintaining health and their possible use in treating and preventing disease. As microbial dysbiosis has been shown to be linked to several long-term diseases; approaches that modify our microbiome by adding or removing individual microbes or entire microbial communities have been shown to have a significant impact on the health of an individual. This potential to use the microbiome as a therapy and to design treatments customised to the patient’s microbiome has created a rapidly growing interest from the pharmaceutical industry and investors and it looks set to continue to grow in the coming years with the emerging microbiome market expected to reach US$658 million by 2023. There is a rich source of information, backing and partnering opportunities for researchers and companies looking for opportunities in this field.

Attracting over 300 attendees, the 11th meeting in the global series will build upon the success of last year’s highly acclaimed European meeting as well as our popular American and Asia forums to explore the interface between our evolving cultures, technologies and our microbiome through a series of interactive presentations and panel discussions with leading academics and industry experts as well as venture capital investors and leading solution, service and technology providers. The Global Engage series is rapidly gaining a fantastic reputation for fostering partnerships across academia, pharma and biotech. If looking to either learn more from the top scientists in the microbiome space; showcase exciting developments in your research; or seek partnerships and funding within the industry; it is a congress not to be missed.

The two-day congress will this year feature:
  • Over 60 talks from industry and academic microbiome leaders
  • 7+ hours of dedicated networking time
  • 10 Expert Round tables and 3 extended senior-level panel discussions
  • VC pitch and partner session
  • Co-located probiotics congress
Key topics under discussion will be:
  • Pharmaceutical involvement and translational case studies
  • Venture capital investment, biotech partnerships and collaborations
  • Skin microbiome and dermatology
  • Microbiome and cancer
  • Modulating the gut microbiome
  • Metabolic disease, obesity, diabetes and diet
  • R&D outside the gut – lung, oral, gut-brain axis and women’s health
The 2017 agenda is in development and we are accepting proposals to speak. For further details on the meeting when they become available please complete the form below.

For an indepth synopsis, please click here

See feedback from the previous meeting in London:

2016 Advisory Panel
Advisory Panel

Manimozhiyan ArumugamMani Arumugam
University of Copenhagen

Nigel BeeleyNigel Beeley
Elcelyx Therapeutics

Pierre BelichardPierre Belichard
Enterome, France

Rochellys Diaz HeijtzRochellys Diaz Heijtz
Karolinska Institute

                        Pyo KoGwangPyo Ko
Seoul National University

Elisabeth Norin
Elisabeth Norin
Karolinska Institute

Deshanie Rai
Bayer Healthcare

                        ToppingDavid Topping

Tom van de WieleTom van de Wiele
Ghent University

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