Biotechnica and Labvolution 2015 Preview

September 21, 2015
The Column

Volume 11, Issue 17

Page Number: 17-18

BIOTECHNICA and LABVOLUTION 2015

Biotechnica together with Labvolution will be held in Hanover, Germany, on 6–8 October 2015.

Biotechnica is the premier meeting for the biotechnology and life sciences industry, bringing the scientific community and industry together for over 30 years. Labvolution debuts alongside Biotechnica this year, and focuses on laboratory technology for the wider scientific community including the chemical, pharmaceutical, medical technology, environmental engineering, quality control, and food industry.

A new feature at the heart of Biotechnica is the Biotechnica Plaza, which enables networking of attendees and companies. The plaza features three marketplaces covering the areas of Bioeconomy, Personalized Medicine Technologies, and Bio-IT. Bio-IT is new to Biotechnica this year adding an important focus on digitalization to the show’s coverage. The displays here examine both the role of IT in biotechnology and the use of bioengineering in the IT industry. 

Alongside the plaza exhibition will be a forum programme on two stages allowing attendees to meet research and development specialists, business development experts, and top decision makers from business and politics. For the first time Deutsche Messe is offering a professional partnering service for exhibitors and visitors attending

Biotechnica

and

Labvolution

, with no charge for using the service. This allows users to create their own on-line profile and schedule meetings at the show in advance.

Biotechnica

is the only trade show of its kind to cover the complete value-adding chain for red, white, and green biotechnology - from basic scientific research to the finished product.   Alongside the plaza exhibition will be a forum programme on two stages allowing attendees to meet research and development specialists, business development experts, and top decision makers from business and politics. For the first time Deutsche Messe is offering a professional partnering service for exhibitors and visitors attending

Biotechnica

and

Labvolution

, with no charge for using the service. This allows users to create their own on-line profile and schedule meetings at the show in advance. Biotechnica is the only trade show of its kind to cover the complete value-adding chain for red, white, and green biotechnology - from basic scientific research to the finished product.   In contrast to Biotechnica,

Labvolution

is a new creation that was announced just over a year ago. Deutsche Messe announced the creation of a new trade show with the aim of showcasing the complete range of laboratory equipment and technology for research, analytical, production, and training laboratories. One of the highlights of this premiere will be the special display smartLAB. This is a project in which a study group made up of scientists and business enterprises set out to design and develop an intelligent model laboratory. The result is smartLAB, which will be revealed to the public for the first time at

Labvolution

. Live demonstrations of various application scenarios will show how laboratory life is changing in the age of digitalization. Running in parallel on the 400 m2 dedicated display area will be a forum programme exploring various aspects of “Laboratory 4.0”.  

Labvolution

is also hosting this year’s European Lab Automation (ELA), Europe’s largest conference and exhibition on automation in the life sciences, which was last staged in Hamburg and Barcelona. The ELA exhibition will be integrated into

Labvolution

, while the conference programme - for which a separate ticket must be purchased - takes place in the adjacent convention centre. The three strands of the ELA conference explore the themes Lab Automation and Robotics, Genome Engineering, and Personalized Medicine.

For more information visit: www.biotechnica.de/en/ 

E-mail: janine.wendt@messe.de

 

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