Microbiome & Probiotics R&D & Business Collaboration Forum: Europe


11th-12th May 2021


Virtual Conference

8thMicrobiome and Probiotics R&D and Business Collaboration Forum: Europe

This Spring the Microbiome and Probiotics R&D and Business Collaboration Forum is being held virtually. The agenda explores the latest developments in our understanding of the gut-brain axis, advances in the tools and technologies that aid microbiome & probiotic analysis and research that shows how modulating the gut microbiome can prevent or treat disease.

The platform we have chosen is designed to facilitate collaboration between the multiple stakeholders who attend this meeting. This will enable you to seamlessly network with key opinion leaders, investigators & researchers.

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“We have been enjoying the conference, and the platform is amazing.”
“This is by far the best ‘virtual’ event platform I have used”
“The talks had real content – data, innovative ideas, business impact”
“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”

Featured speakers – discover the full panel

How you will benefit

  • Discover how the development of dedicated computational approaches can assist in microbiome analysis and interpretation
  • Examine bifidobacterium supplementation as an opportunity for strategically manipulating the wider early life microbiota
  • Understand how gut dysbiosis and gut-derived inflammation contribute to endothelial dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Hear about the effect of host genetics on the gut microbiome in 8,000 participants of the Dutch Microbiome Project
  • Taking FMT for the treatment of ulcerative colitis into real-life, both as treatment and as a discovery tool
  • Understand the mechanism by which gut-brain-gut reflexes affect epithelial biology
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Meet the Speakers 2021


Europe’s longest-running and largest Microbiome meeting has an unrivalled reputation for attracting leading researchers to present the newest available discoveries being made about microbiota and human health. Drawn equally from industry and academia, this outstanding networking meeting is the place to learn and built new partnerships.

  • Speed Networking. During the networking sessions, the AI-enabled technology will connect you with other attendees. Like a live event, you will meet new people and establish new relationships
  • Live Q&A. Have your questions ready to put to the speakers at the end of their talks.
  • Poster Presentations. View the scientific posters and interact with the authors
  • Chat Rooms & Private messaging. Public and Private rooms will help you start those all-important side conversations that are the hallmark of any good meeting. You can also create your own chat room to have conversations with up to 20 people.
  • Delegate Profile. Make yourself visible to other attendees, speakers and sponsors so that you can video/text chat with them.
  • Virtual Booths. View the latest technologies and services available and have one to one or group video conversations in order to discuss your work, challenges and requirements
  • Connect. Use the connect button to build connections that will last long after the meeting
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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).

Submit your application by April 30, 2021, instructions for submission of the full poster pdf will be sent – the pdf must be received by May 6, 2021.

2021 Sponsors

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Pricing and Registration

The conference fee includes:

Track hop and access over 35 presentations
Give a poster presentation
Join networking discussion rooms
Access the virtual exhibition room
Priority networking with other attendees
Create post-event connections
Conference workbook
Presentations will be available on-demand shortly after the meeting

Multi Pass Offer

Register for three, five or ten passes for a substantial discount

Not applicable for solution provider companies or compatible with any other offers or discount codes.

Register now

Option 1 – Please phone +44 (0) 1865 671957 ext. 207 and we will take your details over the phone

Option 2 – Please complete the form below to pay online


Standard rate **


Solution Provider rate +


Special Offer: Get three places for the price of two **


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** For pharma, biotech or academic institutions
+ Representatives of organisations offering services and/or business & technology solutions and also to business consultants. Access all networking features.


Confirmed 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 by taking a poster position or sponsoring the poster sessions. This can be supplemented by branding options such as placing your logo on the meeting background screen.


Showcase your technologies and products throughout the conference in the dedicated exhibition areas. The booth allows you to provide a pre-recorded video or deliver a live video session to your visitors and capture emails when people register their interest. Live chat with your visitors in discussion groups or 1:1

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
Gavin Hambrook
Telephone +44 (0) 1865 849841 or
email [email protected]

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

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.