Silver Sponsor

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is dedicated to developing and providing advanced technologies and equipment for research and discovery to explore new treatment methods. Our products include Liquid Handling and Genomic solutions, Particle Counting and Characterization, Centrifugation and Flow Cytometry, which are implemented in all major areas of Life Sciences such as biology, biochemistry, biophysics, nanotechnology and molecular biology to simplify and automate existing processes in the lab.

Our vision: Advancing science through discovery

Our mission: Delivering innovative and trusted scientific solutions across the globe

CellGenix

CellGenix is a leading global supplier of high quality raw materials for the expanding cell and gene therapy and regenerative medicine space. We develop, manufacture and market human cytokines and growth factors in preclinical and GMP quality along with GMP serum-free media for further manufacturing of ATMPs. Our products are used by academia and industry partners in clinical trials and commercial manufacturing throughout the world.

With 25 years of experience we are experts in the GMP manufacturing of raw materials for the cell and gene therapy space. As a former ATMP developer and manufacturer we gained in-depth cell culture knowledge and superior regulatory expertise. With this unique background we understand the high requirements our customers face during product development and the regulatory approval process. By offering expert technical and regulatory support we can help simplify raw material qualification and validation efforts.

Miltenyi Biotec

Miltenyi Biotec is a global provider of products and services that advance biomedical research and cellular therapy. Our innovative tools support research at every level, from basic research to translational research to clinical application. Used by scientists and clinicians around the world, our technologies cover techniques of sample preparation, cell isolation, cell sorting, flow cytometry, and cell culture. Our more than 25 years of expertise spans research areas including immunology, stem cell biology, neuroscience, and cancer. Today, Miltenyi Biotec has more than 2,000 employees in 28 countries – all dedicated to helping researchers and clinicians make a greater impact on science and health.

 

PlasmidFactory

PlasmidFactory GmbH & Co. KG is a globally active biopharmaceutical company, founded in Bielefeld, Germany, in 2000. The leading contract manufacturing organization (CMO) for plasmid and minicircle DNA has a strong customer base in the fields of cancer research, gene and cell therapy, CAR-T cell development, and vaccination.

PlasmidFactory produces plasmids and minicircles according to client's requirements in modern laboratories with high quality standards.

The company's R&D activities are focused on its core competencies: Production, analysis and storage of plasmid and minicircle DNA. Furthermore, PlasmidFactory co-operates with national and international partners on individual projects, e.g. in the fields of CAR-T cell or AAV production.

Sarepta Therapeutics

Sarepta is at the forefront of precision genetic medicine, having built an impressive and competitive position in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and more recently in gene therapies for 6 Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy diseases (LGMD), Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT), MPS IIIA, Pompe and other CNS-related disorders, totalling over 20 therapies in various stages of development. The Company’s programs and research focus span several therapeutic modalities, including RNA, gene therapy and gene editing. Sarepta is fuelled by an audacious but important mission: to profoundly improve and extend the lives of patients with rare genetic-based diseases.

Stilla Technologies

Stilla Technologies focuses on accelerating the development of next-generation genetic tests by providing innovative instrumentation for digital PCR. In 2016, Stilla Technologies launched the Naica System, the first and only dPCR solution to offer 3-color multiplexing. Other key features of the system are the speed, simplicity and versatility of its workflow.