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BIA Separations

Expertise Partner

BIA Separations has 20 years’ experience in chromatographic purification. Our products, CIM monoliths,  were designed with unique operating properties that make them ideally suited to the challenging requirements of purifying biomolecules such as virus particles, vesicles, proteins, RNA’s, plasmids and other forms of DNA. We provide products that range from small analytical columns to large industrial prep-scale columns (including cGMP and disposable units) as well as method development services.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Program Partner

Patheon Viral Vector Services (VVS) is your end-to-end viral vector CDMO partner from process and analytical development to clinical and commercial supply of viral vectors for your cell or gene therapy. Quality is at the core of everything we do. We strive to exceed our clients’ expectations on every project while ensuring regulatory compliance and the highest product quality possible.   We offer 14+ years of experience developing processes and producing cGMP viral vectors: AAV, Adenovirus, Lentivirus, HSV, and Retrovirus. What’s more, we have a track record of success with the complexities of supply chain management and understand the unique needs of cell and gene therapy.


Program Partner

Veristat is a CRO with a focus in accelerating clients’ rare disease therapies for unmet medical needs through the clinical development process. We've worked on more than 300 rare disease clinical projects and have prepared over 35 rare disease regulatory submissions. With experience in running trials for the first gene therapy approved in Europe, and over 20 gene therapy trials, Veristat is adept in providing comprehensive solutions for Advanced Therapies.

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Polyplus Transfection 

Program Partner

Polyplus-transfection applies its 18+ year expertise to the development of novel transfection solutions. Polyplus-transfection is the leading supplier of a key critical component for viral vectors manufacturing for Gene & Cell Therapy. We are proud to provide qualified and GMP-grade transfection reagents suitable from R&D to clinical trial and commercial scale, accompanied by a strong scientific and regulatory support. In addition, we provide a range of effective transfection reagents to deliver most nucleic acids, including DNA and siRNA in vitro and in vivo.


Diamond Pharma Services 

Exhibition Partner

Diamond are a leading European technical and regulatory affairs consultancy with extensive experience in the development of gene therapies, including supporting the development & marketing authorisation for both the first gene therapy (Glybera) and CAR-T (Yescarta) to be approved in Europe. Overall we have supported more than 45 gene, and gene modified cell therapy programmes. Our specialised team has broad and varied industry experience offering both breadth and depth of expertise, from which our clients benefit. Diamond offers a comprehensive service including regulatory affairs, product development (nonclinical, CMC and clinical), pharmacovigilance and quality & compliance.

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Beacon Targeted Therapies

Program Partner

Beacon Targeted Therapies, a competitive and research intelligence database solution designed in partnership with pharmaceutical professionals across the world working in targeted therapies to provide accurate, in-depth and real-time information in the rapidly evolving landscape of drug development.