EBDC 2018 · Hanover, Germany

17 to 18 October 2018

Event at a glance:

  • High class with familiar atmosphere: 150 attendees
  • Perfect platform to liaise with Central Europe’s biotech industry
  • Sophisticated line-up of speakers
  • Workshops on Gene & cell therapy, Exits for biotech, Brexit impact and big data & digitization
  • 20 Slots for speed meetings and lots of time for conventional meetings
  • Spotlight talks on unmet medical needs
  • Presentations of drug developing companies
  • Pitches of pre-seed start-ups
  • Networking Reception & Dinner

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Oliver Bartelsen, Global Head of Business Development and Industrial Services Miltenyi Biotec
  • Stefan Beerhalter, VP Germany German Accelerator Life Sciences
  • Friedrich von Bohlen und Halbach, CEO Molecular Health
  • Kay Brickman, Director, Scientific Partnering & Alliance, Cardiovascular & Metabolic diseases Astrazeneca
  • Hartmut Ehrlich, CEO Abivax
  • Niels Emmerich, VP Global Head Search and Evaluation AbbVie
  • Dana Feuchtbaum, Principal Life Sciences Flatiron
  • Sebastian Grabert, Euronext
  • Werner Lanthaler, CEO Evotec
  • Klaus Mendla, Global Head CNS Partnering Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Jörg Neermann, Partner Life Science Partners
  • Miguel Payró, CFO GeNeuro
  • Martin Pöhlchen, Sinfonie Life Science Management
  • Holger Reithinger, Partner Forbion
  • Olaf Ritzeler, Director Rare Diseases External Innovation Sanofi
  • Maike Rochon, Cluster Manager BioRegioN
  • Alexandra Skorupa, Medical Head Cell and Gene Therapy Novartis Pharma
  • Stefanos Theoharis, SVP Corporate Development and Partnering Cellmedica

Members of BIO Deutschland and our international partner associations as well as companies from Lower Saxony will save more than 40 % on the registration fee.


Hannover Congress Centrum (hcc)
Theodor-Heuss-Platz 1-3
30175 Hannover, Germany


BIO Deutschland has partially reserved a contingent of rooms in the Congress Hotel am Stadtpark (Clausewitzstr. 6, 30175 Hannover) right next to the venue. Small single economy rooms (10 sqm) are available for 147 € incl. breakfast a night from 16th–18th of October 2018. Please use the following link to book:

Additionally we reserved a contingent of rooms in the Cityhotel am Thielenplatz (Thielenplatz 2, 30159 Hannover City Center). You can choose between a 3 or 4 stars room (129 €/ 139 € excl. breakfast per night. Please fill out the booking form: