Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: USA


2nd-3rd Nov 2017


San Diego, USA
Paradise Point Resort & Spa

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5th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: USA

As part of its worldwide microbiome series, Global Engage hosted the 5th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: USA in San Diego.  This was co-located with the Probiotics Congress: USA.

Nearly 400 attendees gathered to hear from a 70-strong speaker faculty discuss the latest developments; engage in expert-led roundtable discussions and extended panel discussions; analyse the newest biotechs and start-ups worthy of investment, and utilise over seven hours of dedicated networking time to broaden business connections within the field. 

Speakers included: 


  • +70 presentations from industry and academic leaders
  • +7 hours of dedicated networking time
  • 6 expert-led roundtable discussions
  • 3 extended senior-level interactive panel discussions
  • Showcasing the latest start-ups and investment opportunities
  • Fall sun on the San Diego coast

Free Resources



Gregory Lambert presents TargEDys approach to weight management and appetite control through manipulation of the microbiome.



2017 Speakers


For 2017 the agenda has been updated to give you and your peers an improved learning and networking experience. Now the program incorporates roundtable discussions where, guided by an expert, you can explore investment and financing strategies, IP and regulatory risk, opportunities for collaborating with big pharma to name but a few. Panel discussions will look at business approaches to commercializing the microbiome as well as microbiome interactions with cancer therapies. Not to mention presentations covering the gut, skin, oral and vaginal microbiome among many others.

These developments add to a meeting that is renowned for the quality of the scientific presentations being delivered by over 60 speakers from industry and academia

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Forum Location Paradise Point Resort & Spa

paradise1404 Vacation Road, San Diego, CA 92109


Accommodations at Four Points By Sheraton San Diego

fourpoints8110 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA 92123

We have negotiated a special rate at the Four Point by Sheraton in San Diego. The rate includes parking and a shuttle service to Paradise Point.

Book directly here to secure the guaranteed rate, including parking and shuttle service. 

Guests who prefer to book with a live person may contact reservations 24 hours at 1-800-368-7764 and they need only ask for the Group ID GJ28AA or Group Name – “Global Engage Conference”.


Pricing and Registration


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

The conference fee includes:

All conference sessions
Lunches and refreshments
Access to exhibition room
All networking forums
Conference workbook
e-documentation pack

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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


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Conference Sponsors

  • 4D Pharma plc
    Platinum Sponsor
  • Clinical-Microbiomics
    Platinum Sponsor
  • Sabinsa Corporation
    Platinum Sponsor
  • TNO and Triskelion
    Platinum Sponsor
  • Lallemand Health Solution
    Gold Sponsor
  • SynCo Bio Partners
    Gold Sponsor
  • Diversigen
    Gold Sponsor
  • Winclove
    Gold Sponsor
  • Capsugel
    Gold Sponsor
  • Metabolon
    Gold Sponsor
  • Prenexus
    Gold Sponsor
  • Aces Health
    Gold Sponsor
  • Vaiomer
    Silver Sponsor
  • Seventure HFL
    Silver Sponsor
  • DNA Genotek
    Silver Sponsor
  • Second Genome
    Silver Sponsor
  • Bio-Kult
    Silver Sponsor
  • Enterome
    Silver Sponsor
  • Dermala
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • DNA Nexus
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Ritter
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Labcyte
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Nizo
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • CosmosID
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Optibiotix
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Galt inc
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Deerland
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Quay Pharma
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Norgen Biotek
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • DermTech
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • AIDP
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Copan
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Prodigest
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Qiagen
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Microbiome Insights
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Zymo Research
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Eagle Genomics
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Eppendorf
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Blis Technologies
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Phase Genomics
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Avadim
  • Biose
  • Bioform Solutions
  • BioGaia


Our sponsorship packages offer a wide range of attendance options to suit your budget and business needs in order to maximize 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

You will be able to 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. In order to assist you with your choices, ten days before the conference we will provide you with profiles of all attending delegates and once you have made your choices we will combine this with delegate choices to provide you with a confirmed meetings schedule for the conference. 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 / panelist positions during a 30-minute panel discussion
  • Hosting a 1-hour workshop within the conference program
Sponsorship Opportunities

For further details please contact
Gavin Hambrook
Telephone +44 (0) 1865 849841 or
email gavin@globalengage.co.uk

Contact us about sponsoring the
Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: USA

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.

Media Partners

  • Absave
  • AllSeq
  • Austin Journal of Biotechnology & Bioengineering
  • Beneficial Microbes
  • Bentham Science
  • Biocompare
  • Biochem Adda
  • Biosave
  • GEN
  • Global Information
  • Hospitals Management
  • International Journal of Computational Microbiology and Medical Ecology
  • KC Microbiome Communications Group
  • Labsave
  • Medical Sciences
  • Metabolites
  • Microorganisms
  • Nutrients
  • Pharmaceutical Tech
  • PharmaVOICE
  • Rapid Microbiology
  • RareBase
  • SciDoc Publishers
  • Select Science
  • Swiss Biotech Association
  • Technology Networks



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