28-30 January 2019
Paris, France

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Diversigen

Expertise Partner

Accelerate and transform your research across the entire project lifecycle and capitalize on the diverse opportunities of the microbome. Diversigen provides comprehensive microbiome, metagenomics, host genetic services, customized study design, and complex data analysis - all focused on solutions to improve human and animal health, environmental conditions, and agriculture production worldwide.

Building on the research conducted at the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research at Baylor College of Medicine, the company has established a reputation for expertise, quality, and customer focus. Diversigen is platform agnostic and provides flexible sequencing, advanced bioinformatics, and the capacity to handle difficult sample types.

www.diversigen.com

 

Lonza

Expertise Partner

Lonza is one of the world’s leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. As an integrated solutions provider, Lonza is boosting its value creation along and beyond the healthcare continuum, focusing on patient and consumer preventive healthcare, and consumer's healthy environment. Lonza offers products and services that support safer and healthier living, from the custom development and manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients to innovative dosage forms for the pharma and consumer health and nutrition industries.

www.lonza.com

 

CosmosID

Expertise Partner

CosmosID®, based in Rockville, MD, provides award-winning Next-Generation Sequencing & Bioinformatics solutions for unlocking the microbiome through rapid identification and characterization of microorganisms for pharmaceutical R&D, molecular diagnostics, public health, food safety, agriculture, and environmental applications.

CosmosID’s CLIA-certified laboratories offer end-to-end solutions; from study design to sample collection, extraction, library preparation, sequencing, data analysis and publication support. Lastly, CosmosID’s user-friendly and independently validated cloud-based application returns strain-level metagenomics analyses with industry-leading sensitivity & precision along with access to the world’s largest database for microbial genomics.

www.cosmosid.com

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Boston Analytical

Expertise Partner

Boston Analytical, the Life Sciences Division of Alpha Analytical, is a cGMP compliant, FDA/DEA registered, ISO/IEC-17025:2005 certified analytical laboratory located in Salem, NH. We can provide all of the identity, purity and potency analyses necessary to characterize your microbiome product. Boston Analytical has a proven track record with sponsors on a variety of Microbiome programs including both Spore Fraction and Defined Drug Product manufacturing processes. We employ Labware Inc’s™ LIMS & ELN software with on-line data access for your convenience.

www.bostonanalytical.com

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Quay Pharma

Program Partner

Quay Pharma is experienced in formulation development and is one of very few companies licensed to provide clinical manufacturing materials containing live bacterial strains being targeted for delivery to, and in, the digestive, urogenital, otorhinologic and pulmonary tracts. Understanding the client dosing requirements for the live biotherapeutic, Quay can prepare a formulation development strategy to bring your live bacterial strain rapidly and effectively to First in Man studies aiming to provide a formulation with the best chance of clinical outcome.

www.quaypharma.com

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ProDigest

Program Partner

ProDigest is a product leader in the development of unique laboratory models of the human and animal gastrointestinal tract (SHIME®). These models allow to obtain unique insight in gut processes associated to the intestinal fate of actives and to study the complete gut microbiome under controlled conditions. ProDigest is globally active as a service provider for food and pharmaceutical companies and installs its technology in selected R&D facilities around the world. Furthermore, ProDigest has set up a number of product development projects in relation to the gut microbiota management and novel biotherapeutics

http://www.prodigest.eu/en

 

NIZO

Program Partner

NIZO is world leading in contract research for better food and health. We believe food and health are becoming increasingly connected. That’s why we are convinced that working closely with our customers, leading food and health companies, is the only road to success. For pharma companies we perform discovery and development programmes related to gut health, oral health and skin health with a specific focus on microbiome modulation.

www.nizo.com

Microbiotica

Industry Partner

Microbiotica is transforming personalized medicine with leading microbiome science, identifying gut bacteria linked to patient phenotype with unprecedented precision for the discovery of novel microbiome-based medicines and biomarkers of drug response.Microbiotica was spun out of Trevor Lawley’s Lab at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and is founded on a unique pipeline for culturing and genomically characterizing the entirety of the bacteria in the human gut for the first time. It has the world’s largest microbiome genome database and culture collection, a suite of translational in vitro and animal models, and state of the art bioinformatics and AI. The company has a focus on IBD and Immuno-Oncology, and a program in C. Difficile which is spearheading innovation in development of live bacterial products.

www.microbiotica.com

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LuinaBio

Innovation Partner

LuinaBio is Australia’s most experienced biopharmaceutical CDMO’s with 20 years’ experience in our field. We perform GMP bio-manufacture of

  • Aerobic bacteria and yeasts
  • Anaerobic bacteria
  • Recombinant proteins & vaccines
  • Human & veterinary products
  • Material for pre-clinical, clinical & market.

More specifically Luina carries out microbial aerobic and anaerobic fermentation, yeast fermentation, cell banking, vaccine production, process development, analytical services, stability studies, storage and distribution of investigative material for clinical studies.

www.luinabio.com.au

Zymo Research

Innovation Partner

Zymo Research, also known as “The Epigenetics Company”, has been serving the academic and biopharmaceutical scientific communities by providing DNA and RNA purification products since its inception in 1994. In addition to the epigenetic and nucleic acid purification products, Zymo also provides the first commercially available microbiomics standards for the development, evaluation, calibration, and validation of complex microbiomics workflows encompassing sample collection, sample preparation, and analyses. It is also the first supplier to validate every step of the process using Microbial Community Standards to ensure our tools and services are accurate.

www.zymoresearch.com

Biose Industrie

Innovation Partner

Biose Industrie is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), specialised in Live Biotherapeutic Products. Founded in 1951 by pharmacists and microbiologists, Biose Industrie has been manufacturing drug substance and drug products based on microorganisms for 60 years. Company, with 10 000m² of GMP facilty, offers product development at laboratory and pilot scale specialised in microbiology for aerobie and anaerobie strains and is Drug GMP certified for the manufacturing of API, clinical batches and commercial products.

www.biose.com

Vaiomer

Innovation Partner

Based on its pioneering research on the role of tissue microbiota in the initiation of the inflammatory cascade leading to metabolic disorders, Vaiomer vocation is to contribute to the studies of disease mechanism, in clinical and basic research to discover innovative biomarkers, therapeutic targets and products. Vaiomer offers a unique platform to study the microbiome of low bacterial load samples (human or animal: blood, liver, brain, adipose tissue, muscle, bone marrow, MLN, bile, ascites and more)

www.vaiomer.com

Cobra

Exhibition Partner 

Cobra is a leading international contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) providing GMP production for live biotherapeutics (microbiota) from clinical to commercial scale. We have over 20 years’ experience which has given our people a unique knowledge base as both manufacturer and service provider.

Cobra is proud to be a part of the ELIMOX consortium carrying out GMP production for an anaerobic biotherapeutic at Phase III http://www.cobrabio.com/Microbiota-Live-Biotherapeutics.

Also, visit our website to view the latest video on our exciting expansion www.cobrabio.com

 

Atlantia

Exhibition Partner 

Atlantia Food Clinical Trials Ltd is world class in delivering ICH-GCP standard clinical studies for functional foods & beverages, nutraceuticals, medical foods and dietary supplements. We have extensive clinical expertise in the areas of digestive health, (including camera endoscopy), mental (stress, cognition), cardiovascular (FMD), joint, immunity, sports performance, aging, weight management, skin and nutrient uptake.

www.atlantiafoodclinicaltrials.com