Sponsors 2016

Sponsors & Partners


Are you curious about the European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology 2017 and interested in sponsoring it? Don’t hesitate and ask Tanja Schärfl, acib GmbH, tanja.schaerfl@acib.at or Martin Trinker, acib GmbH, martin.trinker@acib.at

Thanks to our sponsors at the ESIB 2016:

bartelt_logo_WEB As a family operated company, Bartelt is one of Austria’s leading full-service laboratory suppliers and provides extensive services and consulting in the fields of laboratory equipment, chemicals, equipment servicing, process technology, and software. The declared objective of the company is to provide full-service supply to local laboratories and research institutions to contribute to promoting Austria as a reliable research location.
Eppendorf_L_4c Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid-, sample-, and cell handling. Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has more than 3,000 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 25 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.
Gerot Lannach is an Austria-based pharma group which markets brand name products and generics to more than 50 countries worldwide. Our R&D team develops solid oral forms (incl. sophisticated XR preparations) as well as liquid forms (incl. sterile products) for a wide range of diseases. We currently count 670 employees and produce 3.300M defined daily doses with sales of about € 130M
The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) bridges the gap between industry, education, and government. Representing all four colors of Industrial Biotechnology, their team consists of specialists in the IB sector, with the technical expertise to help stimulate the growth of the industry by facilitating collaborations and guiding organisations from a concept or idea, through to industry adoption.
Life Sciences-Serie Life Sciences have been a key topic of the GoingPublic Magazin and the VentureCapital Magazin for 18 years. Launched in 2014, four issues of the Life Sciences-Series appear annually, accompanied by the monthly newsletter LifeSciencesUpdate and the website www.goingpublic.de/lifesciences. Based on the three pillars –technology, financing, investment – the issues combine current topics of the life science industry with knowledge and network from corporate financing and capital markets. In 2016 the following issues will be published: Big Data – Digital Transformation in Life Sciences & Healthcare, Personalized Medicine, Biotechnology including Industrial Biotechnology, Health.
Jungbunzlauer Jungbunzlauer is one of the world’s leading producers of biodegradable ingredients of natural origin and enables their customers to manufacture healthier, safer, tastier and more sustainable products while assuring an outstanding product quality. The mission “From nature to ingredients®” commits Jungbunzlauer to the protection of people and their environment.
image description Being one of the largest laboratory suppliers in Austria, Lactan works with universities, colleges, research institutions, schools,hospitals, sewage plants and the industry. Lactan services the full Austrian area with chemicals and laboratory equipment.
Logo Lactosan Lactosan is a service company with an international presence. Its policy is to achieve the highest possible efficiency and top-quality. Lactosan is able to reduce its customer’s “time to market“ due to integrated, flexible solutions. Lactosan’s comprehensive know-how, established over many years, is the solid basis which assures its clients an optimal security and cost-efficiency.
 Patheon_logo Patheon gives even the smallest pharma and biotech companies instant access to a fully integrated global network of facilities. Drug substances and drug products. Development and manufacturing. Small and large molecules. Patheon has more than 8,400 scientific and professional staff and over 40 years of experience. Together with more than 400 clients, Patheon is rapidly turning pharmaceutical possibilities into reality.
Pyro Science Logo Pyro Science is a manufacturer of high-precision optical oxygen sensors based on unique optical detection techniques (REDFLASH technology). The product line ranges from microsensors to robust miniprobes and contactless sensors working both in gas and liquids. The complete plug&play and custom solutions are widely used in scientific and industrial applications.
rtds RTDS Group is specialized in the development and implementation of EU research and innovation projects and is coordinator and partner in projects covering industrial biotechnology, food/nutrition, health & agriculture, energy, and the environment. Being the top performing Austrian SME and EU consulting company in FP7, RTDS had had four projects approved (three as a participant) since the beginning of H2020.
 sfg-logo The Styrian Business Promotion Agency SFG, is a state-owned company dedicated to strengthening and growing the Styrian economy.  We offer companies a variety of services free of charge ranging from financial consultancy to information regarding opportunities for vocational education and training (VET).  We provide expertise in commercial property and advice regarding company start-up/relocation, in addition to supporting innovative R&D projects through a series of national and European funding solutions.

The Government of Styria – especially the departments of economics, innovation, and science – helped in organizing and financing the ESIB in Graz.
Slowenische Handelskammer & Steiermärkischen Bank

Sysmex Austria GmbH’s main focus lies on hematological diagnostics. However, they also provide solutions for research and industry. Sysmex Austria’s customer-oriented approach and close cooperation with the customers allow them to offer outstanding services in technical as well as practical questions.
VTU Technology is a leading Austrian contract research and development company. VTU Technology offers the most versatile technology platform available for Pichia pastoris recombinant protein production. VTU Technology achieves highest productivities delivering up to 25 g/L of secreted protein (record productivities of 35 g/L) within a few weeks development time.
world courier logoNEU World Courier designs and executes world-class logistics processes that mitigate risk, maximize the return on R&D investments and advance medicine. No other specialty logistics company has the experienced personnel, global offices and in-market expertise required to ensure the optimal handling, transport, and delivery of vital health care products.
Human Technology Styria Human.technology Styria is a membership organization for the life science and related industries in Styria. Located in the southeast of Austria, Styria is a powerhouse of innovation with world leading- reputations in the following fields: (i) biobanking and biomarker technologies, (ii) pharmaceutical engineering and production processes, (iii) advanced biomedical sensor technologies and biomechanics.



The Gala Academia was kindly sponsored by the BOKU (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences), the University of Graz and Graz University of Technology.
acib The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib) is – as an international research center and an international network of 150+ scientific and industrial partners – with 25+ years of experience in applied industrial science. acib uses the concepts of nature to develop more economical and ecological industrial processes and products.