Organizing Commitee


  • Rosalina Bray, NIH
  • Simone Casagrande, BCF
  • Abbie Charlet, IABS
  • Ángel Honrado, SYNAPSE


The International Alliance for Biological Standardization ( is an independent, non-profit scientific Alliance>governed by Articles 60-79 of the Swiss Civil code and by its Constitution  located in Geneva (Switzerland). IABS has members in over 50 countries and is devoted to the scientific and medical advancement of biologicals, by facilitating communication among those who develop, produce and regulate biological products for human and animal health.Reports and proceedings of IABS conferences and workshops appear in its journal Biologicals published by Elsevier.  Learn more about IABS.   

Brighton Collaboration Foundation

The Brighton Collaboration ( is a scientifically independent partnership. It comprises professional volunteers and organizational partners around the globe working towards the Brighton vision and mission. It is governed by the Science Board, administrated by the Brighton Collaboration Foundation and advised by the Observers.The Brighton Collaboration Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization in Switzerland.Learn more aboutBrighton Collaboration


Founded in 1887, the National Institutes of Health today is one of the world's foremost medical research centers, and the Federal focal point for medical research in the United States. The NIH, comprising 27 separate Institutes and Centers, is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service which, in turn, is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Learn more about NIH.

SYNAPSE Research Management Partners

Synapse is a firm specialized in the high quality management of complex research and development projects in the biomedical sector. Synapse partners with national and international organisations, both public and private. The company goes beyond classical project management and brings in added value capabilities in team management, vision management, strategic thinking and project intelligence. Synapse’s expertise extends to market knowledge, business planning and valorization of research results.  Learn more about Synapse.