Gene Editing @ 4BIO

The European summit featuring tracks on Gene Editing, qPCR, dPCR/NGS & Microfluidics


27th Nov 2018
Registration from 8 am


Rotterdam, Netherlands
Postillion Convention Centre WTC

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Gene Editing @ 4BIO


This 1-day Congress takes place on the first day of the 4BIO Summit. It will focus on the cutting-edge technologies transforming the field of gene editing today and consider the best strategies for implementing new methods across the field of clinical research, now and for the future. With CRISPR/Cas9 revolutionising the field, this conference will examine how to optimise the delivery of such technology, while also considering how to minimise off-target effects and mutations for the safe and effective delivery of gene editing tools. In addition, our expert panel discussion will explore in-depth the ethical and regulatory challenges in the field of gene editing today, with experts offering their perspectives on current legislation, and how to navigate ethical concerns in light of the growing scope and scale of genome engineering. This conference will, therefore, provide an opportunity for different disciplines to network and learn from each other, developing the use of gene editing technologies for applications across clinical research as a whole.

With similar and shared methods and applications across the four main themes of the meeting, 4Bio Europe will provide a multi-disciplinary forum in which to discover crossover in your research, attend the latest cutting-edge talks that appeal to you most, and also network with your peers and discover solutions to the whole spectrum of your research all in one location.


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You are invited to discover what this comprehensive programme can offer you. With a two-day pass to the 4BIO Summit, you will discover over 70 presentations from industry and academic leaders delivered as case studies, panel discussions, expert-led roundtable debates and company showcases. Plus, there is ample opportunity for you to network with your peers, the speakers and exhibitors offering solutions to your research challenges.

From  CRISPR/Cas9 delivery formats to Digital PCR for nucleic acid quantification and new microfluidic modules for miniaturized immunoassays to strategies for highly multiplexed qPCR based diagnostics you will be sure to have a rewarding learning experience.

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Postilion Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam

Beursplein 37, 3011 AA Rotterdam,
The Netherlands

Beurs World Trade Center Rotterdam2 900

• A non-stop high-speed train runs between Rotterdam and Schiphol (Amsterdam airport) every 20 minutes. The journey time is 20 minutes. Cost €22 Euros
Located in the city centre (surrounded by shops, architecture, museums, restaurants and the Port of Rotterdam)
Walking distance from the international train station
• Rotterdam – The Hague airport with flights to at least 30 international destinations is a short taxi ride
• A large number of parking facilities can be found in the area
• A wide variety of hotels are within walking distance. (Details will be sent to you in your welcome letter when you register)

Free Resources

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Pricing and Registration


3 for the price of 2 offer, for more info contact
Discount applied automatically when registering 3 places at once.
Not applicable for solution provider companies or compatible with any other offers or discount codes.

With a one-day 4BIO Pass you have access to:

All 4 conference streams on 27 November
Lunches and refreshments
Access to exhibition room
All networking forums
Conference workbook
e-documentation pack

A pass for 4BIO 28th November can be purchased separately.
Register now

Option 1 – Please phone +44 (0) 1865 849841 and we will take your details over the phone
Option 2 – Please complete the form below to pay online


Register now to ensure your place

Book two places and get a third free of charge*

*Offer not open to solution providers who should contact to discuss alternative options.

The fee shown below is for a one-day pass to the 4BIO Summit, giving full access to the Gene Editing Congress on 27 November and all other meetings.

Step 1: Click to Choose Your Delegate Package

Academic/Hospital/NFP Fee


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Industry Fee


Standard registration for those not in the categories below

Solution Provider Fee


This fee applies to organisations offering services and/or business & technology solutions and also to business consultants.

We accept the following cards through Worldpay
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  • Visa Electron
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • JCB

Step 2: Delegate Information

2018 Sponsors



Our sponsorship packages offer a wide range of attendance options to suit your budget and business needs in order to maximise return on investment.

If there is any other way you would like to sponsor or increase branding for your company at the event, please get in touch and we will be able to offer you a bespoke service.

Twenty Minute Prearranged One-to-One Meetings

Select which delegates you would like to meet in a series of prearranged twenty-minute one-to-one meetings, held during breakout sessions from the main conference agenda. Our conference team will be available at the sessions to ensure all your meetings take place on time.

Pre or Post Event Workshops

Host your own half or full day pre or post event workshop to a dedicated audience around a subject of your choice. Global Engage will assist with the marketing of your workshop to provide a guaranteed audience

Pre-Event Marketing & Branding

Market to our event database and / or increase brand awareness through taking a poster position or sponsoring one of the refreshment breaks, lunches, drinks receptions or poster sessions. This can be supplemented by branding options such as placing your logo on the attendee lanyards or conference bags.


Showcase your technologies and products throughout the conference in the dedicated exhibition areas where all refreshment breaks and lunches take place, as well as the networking drinks reception at the end of day one.

Speaking Opportunities

Options include:
30-minute speaker presentations
Chairing / panellist positions during a 30-minute panel discussion
Hosting a 1-hour workshop within the conference program

Sponsorship Opportunities

For further details please contact
Nick Best/Gavin Hambrook
Telephone +44 (0) 1865 849841 or

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Gene Editing @4BIO

Call us on +44 (0)1865 849 841

For details on attendees, packages and new opportunities, please contact our sponsorship team who will quickly provide everything you need to assess the conference for yourself.

Organisations attending the meeting

Media Partners

  • AllSeq
  • Bentham Science
  • Biocompare
  • BlueSeq
  • Global Information
  • International Journal of Biometrics
  • International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials
  • Pharma Journalist
  • PharmaVOICE
  • Pink Medico
  • Swiss Biotech Association
  • Technology Networks
  • 247 Updates

Poster Presentations

Poster presentation sessions will take place in breaks and alongside the other breakout sessions of the conference. Your presentation will be displayed in a dedicated area, with the other accepted posters from industry and academic presenters.

We also issue a poster eBook to all attendees with your full abstract in and can share your poster as a PDF after the meeting if you desire (optional).

Whether looking for funding, employment opportunities or simply wanting to share your work with a like-minded and focused group, these are an excellent way to join the heart of this congress.

In order to present a poster at the forum you need to be registered as a delegate. Please note that there is limited space available and poster space is assigned on a first come first served basis (subject to checks and successful registration).

Poster Competition – closing date 31st October

  1. Submit your entry prior to the closing deadline (1 entry per person)
  2. One entry for the 4BIO Summit will be selected by the judges
  3. The winner of the poster presentation will be given a 15-minute speaking position on the conference agenda and will be notified in advance of the meeting
  4. The judge(s) will make the decision based on the abstract(s) submitted
  5. The winner will also receive a certificate from the organisers
  6. Representatives from solution provider organisations are not eligible to enter the competition but are welcome to present posters at the meeting as normal

Submission instructions

We will require the form (downloadable below) to be submitted by the 31st October to enter the competition. To simply have your poster at the meeting, submissions must be made no later than 9th November. This is the formal deadline however space is another limiting factor so early application is recommended. Therefore please contact us with any questions you have as soon as possible.