Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress: Asia


3rd-4th Mar 2022
Registration from 8am


Taipei, Taiwan
Regent Hotel

6th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress: Asia

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


  National Central University           National Taiwan University

50+ presentations will be given at the 2022 Asia meeting. Over two days 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.

The meeting is co-located with the 5th Probiotics & Prebiotics Congress: Asia. You have full access to this meeting with your delegate pass.

Pitch Your Microbiome Idea

Do you have a paradigm-shifting idea that you would love to present to a roomful of business mentors, legal advisors, potential investors and partners? Then you will love our “pitch your microbiome idea” segment. The chair of the entry panel is Eric Huang, PhD, Chair Professor, National Central University, Taiwan.

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“The talks I went to had real content (data, innovative ideas, business impact) and the speakers had the right expertise in the field”
“I meet with people representing different areas in this growing industry, including academia, pharma, and other companies”
“Deeper understanding of product concepts – especially clinical relevance and application to health outcomes”
“Excellent speakers … a mix of research and business focussed talks”

2022 Featured speakers

The full 2022 speaker panel can be found here

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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2022 Speakers


The 2022 congress will provide you with a unique networking opportunity to forge new partnerships across industry, academia and finance. Not only will you learn about the latest technology and research, but you will learn how to commercialise your discoveries. 

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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
  • Pitch your microbiome idea


Microbiome News

Get news about new microbiome research and applications direct to your inbox.  

Pitch your Microbiome Idea

“Pitch Your Microbiome Idea” is a specially designed segment for most promising teams from academics and start-ups to showcase new and exciting innovation, to accelerate the R&D capabilities and technologies in microbiome and probiotics.

This segment will be taking place in a dedicated room, running concurrently with the 6th Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration and 5th Probiotics and Prebiotics Congress Asia on the 3rd and 4th of March 2022 at the Regent Taipei.

These carefully selected teams and companies will be pitching their paradigm-shifting ideas to a roomful of business mentors, legal advisors, potential investors and partners. Our selection of committee will judge the participants and announce the winner at the end of the main conference event.

To apply, teams or companies should meet one or more of the following entry criteria:
1. A team from academics or start-up company in the microbiome, probiotic, biotech, healthcare, or AI space that seeks funding to commercialise its idea.
2. A recent spin-off from an academic or industrial institution looking for financial investment, partnerships and advice.
3. A team from academic or start-up company in adjacent fields which provide innovative products or services to facilitate the product life cycle of their affiliated partner in the related fields mentioned above.

Submit Your Entry

Eric Huang, PhD, Chair Professor, National Central University, Taiwan

Our Sponsors

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Regent Hotel Taipei

No. 3, Ln. 39, Sec. 2 ZhongShan N. Rd., Taipei 104, Taiwan

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
  • Conference workbook
  • e-documentation pack
Register now

Option 1 – Please phone +60 3 2117 5193 and we will take your details over the phone
Option 2 – Email [email protected]
Option 3 – Please complete the form below to pay online


Register now to ensure your place

Step 1: Click to Choose Your Delegate Package

Industry USD$ Fee


Standard registration for those not in the categories below

Academic/Hospital/NFP USD$ Fee


Local Academics/ NFP USD$ Fee


This discounted rate expires on 1st October 2022

We accept the following cards through Worldpay
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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 4th February 2022. 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

Conference Sponsors

2022 Conference Sponsors


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: +603 2117 5193
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]-engage.com

  • MicrobiomePost.com
  • Global Information
  • Bio-Equip
  • Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia
  • Global Bio and Investment
  • Taiwan Association for Lactic Acid Bacteria (TALAB)

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