Our Sponsors

Platinum sponsor

Lonza Pharma & Biotech

At Lonza Pharma & Biotech we provide contract development and manufacturing services that enable pharma and biotech companies to bring medicines to patients in need. From the building blocks of life to the final drug product, our solutions are created to simplify your outsourcing experience and provide a reliable outcome, at the time when you expect it. Our extensive track record includes commercialization of pioneering therapies and manufacturing of a wide variety of biological and chemical drugs. We continuously invest to solve not just the current, but also the future challenges. Together, we can bring your next medicine to life.


LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG

LTS is the global leader in the development and manufacture of transdermal systems and oral thin films with additional innovative technologies in development. The products developed by LTS comprise a multitude of innovations, such as first and only patch for treatment of Alzheimer and the only patch against Parkinson's and Restless-Legs-Syndrome, which is  the first medication in the world available only as a patch.

The innovation capability of LTS led the way for oral thin film products on the market with the introduction of Listerine® Pocketpaks®, which dominate the North American market.

LTS supports its cooperation partners from product inception through commercialisation in our FDA approved facilities in Germany and USA.

More than 3,000 patents reinforce the top position of LTS group in development of its technologies.


Gold Sponsor

BIOGRUND GmbH - Wifi Sponsor

"Filmcoating excellence is BIOGRUND’s core business. Our unique and ready-to-use film coating, sugar-coating, tabletting, colouring and excipient products guarantee optimized results in a short time. Easy, fast and reliable!
BIOGRUND assists the nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical industries in the development and production of solid oral dosage forms. We help our customers improve running production processes and cooperate with them in the research for new solutions. Furthermore, our product development benefits from the expertise we have gained in over 15 years of experience."


Silver sponsor


Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises.



Pharmaceutical Sciences Operations


Syntegon Technology

Syntegon Technology is a leading global process and packaging technology provider. Formerly the packaging division of the Bosch Group, the company, headquartered in Waiblingen (Germany), has been offering complete solutions for the pharmaceutical and food industries for over 50 years. About 6,000 employees at 30 locations in more than 15 countries generated a total revenue of 1.3 billion euros in 2020. The portfolio of intelligent and sustainable technologies includes stand-alone machines, as well as complete systems and services. Fields of application in the pharmaceutical industry are the production, processing, filling, inspection and packaging of liquid and solid pharmaceuticals (e.g. syringes and capsules). In the food industry, the portfolio includes process technology for confectionery as well as packaging solutions for dry foods (e.g. bars, bakery products and coffee), frozen foods and dairy products.

Copper Sponsor

Leistritz Pharma & Life Science Extrusion Technology

Leistritz is a leading supplier of processing equipment for solid dosage forms, based on the principle of the co-rotating twin-screw technology. Major applications are hot melt extrusion to produce solid dispersions and all kind of granulation processes. The twin-screw extruders range from 12 to 50 mm, featuring outputs from 50 g/h to several hundred kg/h. The extrusion lines for wet and hot melt extrusion are renowned all over the world and stand for cutting edge technology. Various requirements can be met such as small-scale extrusion, co-extrusion, containment solutions and devices for PAT. Such systems are widely used both in R&D and production.


Lubrizol Life Science Health

The Health business team at Lubrizol Life Science partners with customers to speed their innovative medical devices and differentiated pharmaceutical products to market. Our dedicated team provides best-in-class polymers and excipients, along with state-of-the-art product design, development, and manufacturing services, with the ultimate goal of creating solutions that improve patient outcomes.


Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering GmbH

Together with the global players in the pharmaceutical industry, the K1 Competence Center Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering (RCPE) performs cutting-edge research in the field of process and product optimization. The main focus is on the development of new drug delivery systems and the associated production processes and their monitoring. In addition to an experienced multidisciplinary and international team the outstanding achievements of the center due to its proximity to the universities of Graz. Thus, being a link between science and industry, RCPE offers state-of-the-art business-oriented research. RCPE is owned by Graz University of Technology (65%), the University of Graz (20%) and the Joanneum Research GmbH (15%).