Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress: Asia


12th-13th Sep 2023


Seoul, South Korea
Swiss Grand Hotel Seoul

7th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress: Asia

R&D and Business Collaborations in Microbiota Research, Probiotics, Skin & Cosmeceuticals, Health and Disease

Over two days and with over 50+ presentations, you will learn about the latest microbiome discoveries, novel research and development trends, as well as exploring effective business and commercialisation strategies that translate findings into viable products through collaborative partnerships and funding opportunities.

With a focus on the microbiome in health and disease, the meeting moves beyond the gut microbiome to also explore developments in skin microbiome research, women’s health and the oral/respiratory microbiome.

This meeting is co-located with 6th Probiotics & Prebiotics Congress: Asia 


GET 10% discount by applying promo code : WEB10 when you register online now *


Conference Advisor and Distinguished Speaker
Sarkis K. Mazmanian
Luis & Nelly Soux Professor of Microbiology, Division of Biology & Biological Engineering
California Institute of Technology, USA


Featured Speakers

How You Will Benefit

This programme creates a collaborative environment in which you can create enduring relationships across the full range of microbiome and probiotics research.

  • Learn about the latest updates on the microbiome movement in Asia and across the globe
  • Exploit the developments in tools and techniques for studying the microbiome
  • Get the latest insights on the role of the microbiome in a range of areas such as gut microbiome, skin microbiome research, women’s health and the oral/respiratory microbiome
  • Apply successful strategies for interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Build on existing partnerships and create new collaborations to fund and commercialize your research
  • Enter the poster competition

Be part of a meeting that is renowned not only for the quality of the scientific presentations but also for enabling researchers to access the finance that supports the development of exciting new products and services.

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Confirmed speakers


The agenda in brief
  • Microbiome discoveries
  • Tools and techniques for studying the microbiome
  • Microbiome in health and disease
  • Outside the gut
  • Probiotics discovery and R&D
  • Prebiotics and diet
  • A commercial perspective of microbiome & business considerations and regulation
What you will get
  • 50+ presentations from industry and academic leaders
  • 5 hours of dedicated networking time
  • 2 extended senior-level interactive panel discussions
  • Poster presentation competition
  • Vibrant exhibition hall featuring leading companies at the forefront of Microbiome, Probiotics and Prebiotics

Pre-conference workshops

11 September 2023

Venue: Swiss Grand Hotel Seoul


Hosted by
Sarkis Mazmanian
Luis & Nelly Soux Professor of Microbiology, California Institute of Technology, USA
Sin-Hyeog Im
Professor, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea



Hosted by
Sou Miyake
BD & Investment Director, Corundum Systems Biology

Join us at this exclusive 3-hour workshop to discuss the current landscape of microbiome research and facilitate knowledge exchange in pursuit of microbiome drug discovery and investment in the region and beyond.

* Limited seats available

Workshop Details and Registration

2023 Sponsors

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Pricing and Registration


Academics: 3 for the price of 2 offer
Discount applied automatically when registering 3 places at once.

Not applicable with any other offers or discount codes.

The conference fee includes:
  • All conference sessions
  • Lunches and refreshments
  • Access to exhibition room
  • All networking forums
  • e-documentation pack
Register now

Option 1 – Please phone +60 3 2779 0098 and we will take your details over the phone
Option 2 – Email [email protected]
Option 3 – Please complete the form below to pay online

Conference Venue

Swiss Grand Hotel Seoul


Hotel Website: https://www.swissgrand.co.kr/about-hotel/

Hotel Address: 353, Yeonhui-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Since its opening in 1988, the Swiss Grand Hotel has been loved as a “rest area in the city” and “a window of leisurely business.”
With 396 modern and comfortable hotel main rooms, 100 resident-type dining rooms, a variety of restaurants full of hotel chefs, and a state-of-the-art fitness center and a convention center that can accommodate up to 2,500 people at small parties, the Swiss Grand Hotel is located 15 minutes from central Seoul for convenient and fast access.
We will continue to meet you with the best amenities and sincere service.

2023 Conference Sponsors


Register now to ensure your place

* Promo code WEB10 for 10% discount is only applicable on limited time and not applicable for Solution Provider/Vendor/Consultant

Organisations offering services and/or business & technology solutions and business consultants please contact Reuben Raj at [email protected] to discuss participation at this meeting.

Step 1: Click to Choose Your Delegate Package

Fee for Academic/NFP Delegate USD$


Entrance fee for non-local Academic/Not-For-Profit (NFP) organisation

Fee for Industry Delegate USD$


Standard entrance fee for those not in the categories below

Solution Provider USD$ Fee


Fee for representatives of organisations offering services and/or business & technology solutions and also to business consultants.

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

Step 2: Delegate Information

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 

  1. Submit your entry prior to the closing deadline (1 entry per person)
  2. Two entries will be selected by the judges
  3. The winners of the poster presentation will be given a 15-minute speaking position on the conference agenda and will be notified in advance to the meeting
  4. The judge(s) will make the decision based on the abstract(s) submitted
  5. The winners will also receive a certificate from the organisers
  6. The meeting language is English
  7. 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 18th August 2023. 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.



What our delegates say about the conference

Excellent content

I thoroughly enjoyed the whole conference. I really enjoyed how the talks were all focused on the microbiome, but
were varied and of excellent content.

Natalie Rickers

Senior Account Manager Aus/NZ, DNA Genotek

Worldwide participation

There was worldwide participation and sharing of knowledge, experience and thoughts.

Nurul Ain Binti Saipudin

MSc. Candidate, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Mix of attendees

There was a wide range of professionals from multiple aspects of microbiome work, interesting global perspectives and the hotel was

Tina J. Hieken

Associate Professor of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, USA

Wonderful networking

Having the solution provider partners present creates a wonderful networking session.

Irene Pann

Universiti Sains Malaysia/Danone Dumex (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd


Sponsors and exhibitors at our conferences have the opportunity to meet and form partnerships with delegates on a formal and informal basis in a relaxed and professional atmosphere.

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

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 / panelist positions during a 30-minute panel discussion
  • Hosting a 1-hour workshop within the conference program
Sponsorship Opportunities

For further details please contact
Reuben Raj
Direct: +60 3 2779 0098
email [email protected]

Contact us about sponsoring the
Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress: Asia

Call us on +603 2117 5193

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 & Supporting Partners

Are you interested in partnering with us for this event? please contact [email protected]

  • MicrobiomePost
  • Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia
  • Global Bio and Investment
  • Microbiome Research Reports
  • Nutrients – MDPI
  • Bio-Equip

Are you interested in partnering with us for this event? please contact [email protected]