Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

We provide precisely what you need, when you need it, whether you’re searching for something specific or aiming to equip an entire laboratory. Whatever you are looking for, you can be sure our team will take care of you and provide a dedicated service that’s designed entirely around you and your business.From Reagents for Immunology/Cell Biology to Reagents for Molecular Biology, Laboratory Equipment and Laboratory Consumables.

www.labsupplies.gr

The John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation is a non-profit organisation established in 2005 to continue the benevolent legacy of John S. Latsis.The Foundation plans, manages, and funds programmes that cover a broad range of fields, such as education, science, arts and culture, social welfare and community development, in collaboration with civil society partners and key players within these areas. An additional, diversified branch of activities is the operation of the Neraida Floating Museum, which, by offering visitors free access and organising various events, seeks to highlight the maritime and entrepreneurial history of Greece, familiarise youth with the maritime profession, and promote environmental awareness.

www.latsis-foundation.org

Gold Sponsors

Improving the lives of patients affected by age-related diseases. Senolytic Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical company that develops novel medicines that target and eliminate damaged cells. Their mission is to advance their portfolio of therapies to clinical trials and improve the lives of those affected by diseases associated with aging. They have developed a unique technological portfolio which is based on drug therapies that eliminate senescent in age-related diseases. A member of the Life Biosciences group.

www.senolytx.com

Oisín is developing a highly precise, patent-pending, DNA-targeted intervention to clear these cells. As a recent study has shown, clearing senescent cells both reduces negative effects of aging pathologies and also extends median lifespan and survival.

www.oisinbio.com

The Company of Biologists is a not-for-profit publishing organisation dedicated to supporting and inspiring the biological community. They are run by distinguished practising scientists. They exist to profit science, not shareholders. They inspire new thinking and support the community of biologists.

www.biologists.com

FarmaSyn S.A. was founded in 1994 by a group of Greek shareholders. We took our first steps as wholesalers of medicines and parapharmaceutical products, soon expanding into the field of pharmaceutical distribution with novel as well as generic drugs, offering new therapeutic possibilities to both doctors and patients. Today, we are a well established company in the healthcare sector thanks to our unswerving commitment to providing the quality products that are our trademark. Our vision is to provide high quality pharmaceutical products to patients and ongoing support to health professionals in their daily work. We want to create conditions that guarantee the patient receives products of assured quality conferring maximum therapeutic value. This, we believe, will make our fellow men and feel better and can be summarized in four words:“The Patient comes First!”

www.farmasyn.gr

EMBO is an organization of more than 1800 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences in Europe and beyond. The major goals of the organization are to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a research environment where scientists can achieve their best work.

www.embo.org

Silver Sponsors

The Bodossaki Foundation was established in 1972 and is one of the most respected privately owned public-benefit organizations in Greece. It is the result of a long, strenuous and consistent effort of its founder, Prodromos Bodossakis – Athanasiadis to support the state, the society and his fellow people, as a legacy of the tradition he himself carried, together with many other Greek benefactors and representatives of the Greek diaspora.

www.bodossaki.gr

IVF Athens Center is one of the most experienced, technologically advanced and successful fertility clinics in Greece.
IVF Athens Center’s embryology laboratory applies cutting-edge technologies that improve embryo quality including all the latest pre-genetic screening techniques as well as in “freeze-all” (vitrification) protocols, which are associated with significantly improved success rates, especially in women over 35 years old. Among others, the laboratory is proud to use a state-of-the-art embryoscope that results in improved embryo quality and, consequently, in higher success rates.

www.ivfathenscenter.gr

Merck, a leading science and technology company, operates across healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 52,000 employees work to make a positive difference to millions of people’s lives every day by creating more joyful and sustainable ways to live. From advancing gene-editing technologies and discovering unique ways to treat the most challenging diseases to enabling the intelligence of devices – Merck is everywhere. In 2018, Merck generated sales of €14.8 billion in 66 countries. Scientific exploration and responsible entrepreneurship have been key to Merck’s technological and scientific advances. This is how Merck has thrived since its founding in 1668.

www.merckgroup.com

ELPEN is the leading Greek pharmaceutical company. With more than 850 employees, the company ranks 6th among more than 400 companies in the Greek market, with an annual turnover of €150 million (IMS data). ELPEN has been active in export activities since 1990, with an international presence in more than 60 countries worldwide and a subsidiary in Berlin, Germany, since 2009.They specialize in branded generics and originator products in CVS, CNS, respiratory, oncology and antimicrobials.Elpen’s activities include product development, production, regulatory affairs, marketing, sales, and exports. R&D is performed in 1.000m2 facilities focusing on cardiology, endocrinology, cancer, respiratory diseases and OTC.

www.elpen.gr

Broken Hill Publishing House is a pioneer in the academic publications of biomedical, economic and theoretical sciences.

www.brokenhill.com.cy

Taconic Biosciences has been a leading provider of research models for over 65 years. Through all six decades, they’ve had a singular mission—to accelerate advancements in human health by providing our customers with the best animal model solutions. Why? Because combining the best performing models, exclusive technology, industry-leading expertise, and customized programs lead to greater insights into diseases and their treatments.

www.taconic.com

The establishment of the SBSE has made the vision of the health professional a reality. A staff member with all the necessary knowledge and skills to frame physicians and scientists in the best way and to give patient-respected care to the patient. That was the vision, this continues to be our success! SBIE’s contribution to the qualitative upgrading of health care services has been spectacular. For the first time, the required days of hospitalization were significantly reduced!

www.sbie.edu.gr

Mechanisms of Ageing and Development is a multidisciplinary journal aimed at revealing the molecular, biochemical and biological mechanisms that underlie the processes of aging and development in various species as well as of age-associated diseases. Emphasis is placed on investigations that delineate the contribution of macromolecular damage and cytotoxicity, genetic programs, epigenetics and genetic instability, mitochondrial function, alterations of metabolism and innovative anti-aging approaches. For all of the mentioned studies it is necessary to address the underlying mechanisms.

Mechanisms of Ageing and Development

Founded in 1989 by three partners, BIOLINE Scientific – Douros Bros – E. Demagos O.E. is a Greek supplier company committed to offering a broad range of high-quality products for the Life Sciences research. By representing a significant number of well-known brands in the field of Biosciences, the company’s core portfolio includes products for PCR, gene expression, sample preparation for NGS, synthetic biology, glycobiology, epigenetics, RNA analysis as well as signaling analysis and cell biology research.

www.bioline.gr

Bioiatriki Healthcare Group is a leading Primary Healthcare Services provider in Greece, consisting of 49 autonomous diagnostic centers and 3 Secondary Care Clinics with over 3.00.000 visits per year. Bioiatriki SA is staffed with approximately 2.000 highly-qualified personnel with excellent scientific training, 4 00 of which are specialized physicians. The impressive development is based upon the creditability of its laboratory results.

bioiatriki.gr

Aging Cell is a monthly peer-reviewed, open access journal that aims to publish the highest quality, innovative research addressing fundamental issues in the biology of aging. The journal covers mechanistic studies on all aspects of aging and interventions to promote healthy aging and longevity, including metabolism, epigenetics, genetics, proteostasis, mitochondria function and dysfunction, immunity, cell – cell signaling, cell senescence, telomeres and more. The journal publishes research articles, reviews and minireviews.

onlinelibrary.wiley.com

DeepMed IO Ltd is a MedTech company based in the UK. Its mission is to use AI to increase the accuracy and speed of diagnostic processes and deliver personalized care solutions for patients, thus prolonging their survival and improving their quality of life. Its exceptional team of developers and machine learning experts work around the clock to deliver AI tools with practical use in the clinic. Being directly supported by NHS Small Business Research Initiative and NIHR i4i grants they develop a deep-learning powered decision support system for digital pathology. Their goal is to increase the efficiency of pathologists, thus contributing to the solution of the global pathology workforce crisis which is currently one of the main sources of delay in diagnosis and treatment of oncology patients around the world.

www.deepmed.io

“SafeBlood BioAnalytica S.A.” was established in 2011, as the merger of two highly respectful and successful companies: “SafeBlood Biotechnology Suppliers S.A.” and “BioAnalytica S.A.”. “SafeBlood Biotechnology Suppliers S.A.” and “BioAnalytica S.A.” were both leading companies promoting products in the modern Biotechnology field. After the merger, both companies contributed their valuable knowledge, capabilities, specializations, skills and experiences to the new company model, aiming to adapt to the new demands of our time and to the current financial status.

www.sbbio.gr

Pelmyplus Medical sells a wide variety of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Its products are effective on a wide variety of scars both new and old including keloids, burns, surgery, cosmetics procedures, c-section and more.

pelmyplusmedical.com

The company was established in 1967 in Thessaloniki, Greece. The original objective was to import and distribute scientific products and technologies in the wider area of Northern Greece. Soon, a greater vision would be realized through the creation of a customer focused company aiming at the acceleration of scientific evolution in Greece. Today, after 5 decades of serving our solutions to scientists and researchers at the health, academic and industrial sectors, ANTISEL has become the leading and most recognized partner for scientific equipment and services in Southeastern Europe with a strong team of more than 150 specialists in their field.

antisel.gr

Founded in July 1961 as a Research Centre for Nuclear Research, Demokritos is today the largest multidisciplinary Research Centre of Greece with approximately 180 Researchers in tenured and tenure-track positions and over 500 Research Personnel working in projects funded mainly by grants from State Funds, the European Union and Private Industries. The Centre consists of five independent Institutes focusing on different scientific fields. It is governed by the Board of Directors and is supervised by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology, which is in the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs of Greece.

www.demokritos.gr

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism and Respiratory. The Company also is selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

www.astrazeneca.gr

The association aims to promote research, co-operation and exchange of information among all those interested in any aspect of cellular senescence. Cellular senescence is a programmed state of stable cell cycle arrest that is accompanied by a complex phenotype. Senescent cells play a role in physiological processes such as tumour suppression, wound healing and embryonic development, whilst paradoxically they can contribute to ageing, cancer and age-related disease.

www.cellsenescence.info

The Hellenic Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (HSBMB) was founded in 1971 as the Hellenic Society for Biochemistry and Biophysics (HSBB) and was the initiative of 23 scientists working in the field of biochemistry or biophysics. Forerunner of the HSBB was the Hellenic Society of Biochemistry established in Thessaloniki in 1959 and subsequently incorporated in the HSBB in 1983. In 1999 the HSBB was renamed in the Hellenic Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (HSBMB) to include the growing field of molecular biology.

www.eebmb.gr