12-13 SEP 2023
hotel sb glow Barcelona, Spain

European Drug Discovery Innovation & Outsourcing programme

About The Event

Join World BI for its 20th edition of the flagship Drug Discovery Innovation & Outsourcing programme, taking place in beautiful Barcelona at the lovely Hotel SB Glow on September 12th- 13th 2023. This is a unique opportunity for you to connect with thought leaders from the pharma, healthcare, biotech, and life sciences industries while learning about the latest developments and newest trends in the drug discovery sector. This conference provides you with industry recommendations, case studies, and the actionable insights you need, to transform your own projects and strategically bring them to the next level through scientific discovery, collaborative research, biotech collaboration, and pharma partnerships. Join us to learn from the best in the drug development industry, including clinicians, scientists, entrepreneurs, biomedical engineers, patient advocates, and top technology providers across the globe. And if that’s not enough, the conference will be held at the Hotel SB Glow, Barcelona, where you will be just a walk away from the Museum of Design, Agbar Tower, and the beach.

Industry Speakers

Dr. Ulrich A.K. Betz

Senior Vice President Innovation

Marcel van Duin, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer

Saleha Patel

Associate Principal Scientist - Emerging Innovations Unit

Asif Ahmed PhD FRSB

Executive Chairman and CEO

Gerhard Müller

Chief Scientific Officer

Stefan Platz

Senior Vice President Clinical Pharmacology & Safety Sciences, Bio Pharmaceuticals R&D

Jacques Dumas

Chief Scientific Officer

Thierry Lave

R&D academy Science Excellence and Faculty Lead

Martin Immanuel Bittner

Co-Founder & CEO

Jarrod Walsh

Director of Biochemical & Biophysical Screening

Ulrich Hommel

Former Head Integrated Target and
Lead Discovery

Mariola Stypik

Senior Specialist Medicinal Chemist

Najy Alsayed MD, M.Sc.

Global Therapeutic Area Head - Infectious Diseases

David Moreno Delgado

Associate Director Assay development and Technologies

Jonathan Wingfiel

Principal Scientist

Georgios Stamatas

Research Associate Director,
Essential Health Translational Science

Rabia Khan


Guglielmo Iozzia

Associate Director - Data Science, ML/AI, Computer Vision

Lassina Badolo

Executive Director - Head of DMPK, Early Respiratory & Immunology, BioPharmaceuticals R&D

Professional Growth Opportunities

Expand Your Network

Meet world experts and thought leaders to boost your success and professional connections.

Promote Your Professional Identity

Be the name that all decision makers remember when looking for answers, and be the brand that comes to their mind.

Showcase Your Work

Take the stage in front of a target audience to exhibit your work and market products.

Enjoy 1:1 Business Meetings

Take your pick from our tailored packages to make the most of your time on site and develop long-term, value-adding business partnerships.



12 Networking Hours


what people say

“One-on one meetings are very good, very informal, relax and gives you very nice partnering opportunities.”


“I've met individuals, potential customers, and collaborators. The event saves you time and effort, particularly in terms of networking and business growth.”

“I liked the networking where you could meet lot of people and have one-on-one meeting.”


Who Will Attend

Delegates will include Chief Scientific Officers, Vice Presidents, Directors, Department Heads and Principal Scientists with responsibility in the following areas

High Throughput Screening (HTS)
Molecular Biology
Structural Biology
Lead Generation
Antibody Engineering
Medicinal Chemistry
Pipeline/Portfolio Strategy
Computational Chemistry

Our Partners

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Pharma, Biotech and Academia (Non Service Providers)

  • 01 Attendee Pass
  • Access to the Conference for Two Days
  • Networking Lunch and Coffee Seats
  • Soft Copy of Attendee Welcome Pack

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  • Access to the Conference for Two Days
  • Networking Lunch and Coffee Seats
  • Soft Copy of Attendee Welcome Pack
  • Inclusion of Company Logo on the Conference Site
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Event Venue

Explore Spain and its rich Culture, Architecture, and Cuisine!

Hotel SB Glow Barcelona, Spain

Our hotels are designed so you will always want to come back. Where your worries will be left outside and relaxing will be the only thing on your mind. Unique gastronomic experiences.

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Worldbi Virtual Conferences

Zain Jaffri

Group Sales Director

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Phone: +44 20 3950 8884


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Worldbi Virtual Conferences

Mona Arslan

Operations Director

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Phone: +44 20 3950 8884

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