June 2023 | Berlin, Germany
Discovery Europe
June 2023 | Berlin, Germany

Join and network with over 400 industry leaders at the renowned Drug Discovery Summit in Berlin, where we will address the latest advancements in target identification, validation and HIT optimisation.

Exploring the latest advancements in phenotypic and target-based discovery, chemical biology as well as drug design at our two-day summit.

The event will bring together leading experts in the fields of Organoid Discovery, Phenotypic Screening, Targeted Protein Degradation, AI Computational Drug Design and Lead Optimisation.

Programmes

Benefits to attending include…

Join and network with over 400 industry leaders at Discovery Europe: In-Person, where we will address the latest advancements in target identification, validation and HIT optimisation.

The 2-day programme addresses drug discovery in new modalities such as protein degradation, and case studies on the integration of screening approaches in phenotypic and genomics-based discovery, Organ-on-a-chip and 3D modelling.

Learn about key focus areas in drug design including AI in drug design: in chemical synthesis, target ID capabilities & lead identification/optimisation.

Join our 2-day innovation showcase situated alongside the main programme, which aims to inspire growth and create collaboration opportunities for all who attend.

This Year's Agenda at a Glance

Discovery on Target and Phenotypic based Discovery 

Stream 1: Identification & Validation of Novel Targets 

Stream 2: Animal and Disease Modelling, Organoid based Discovery, Organ On Chip development, 3D Media 

Stream 3: Discovery on Target – Screening and Genomic Strategies

Drug Design and Medicinal Chemistry  

Stream 4:  Computational Drug Design  

Afternoon Interactive Panel Sessions: 
  • Identification and Validating Novel Targets  
  • Target Discovery and Animal Modelling  
  • ML on optimising and improving DELs  
  • AI in Drug Design – Where Are We? 
  • Digitising Drug Discovery Labs 
  • Chemical Biology Approaches for Target ID and Target Discovery 
  • Challenges and Opportunities Pursuing RNA as a Drug Target 

Stream 1: Phenotypic Based Discovery & Screening Approaches  

Drug Design and Medicinal Chemistry  

Stream 2: Hit Finding Technologies And Advancements 

Stream 3: Molecular Drug Design and Medicinal Chemistry 

Afternoon Interactive Panel Sessions: 
  • New Chemical Modalities And Challenging Targets (Small And Large Molecules) And Choice Of Modalities  
  • Alpha-Fold, something useful or complete hype? 
  • Data reproducibility & the impact of automation
     

Stream 4: Drug Discovery Innovation Showcase: Enabling Innovation And Collaboration  

Key Speakers

The 2023 event again brings together a panel of prominent leaders and scientists, sharing new case studies, innovative data and industry outlook.

Below were some of the key speakers from our Discovery Europe: In-Person 2022 event

Malcolm Weir

Malcolm Weir

Executive Officer, Vice President
Sosei Heptares
Ulrich Betz

Ulrich Betz

Vice President Innovation, Head of Department Innovation Incubator
Merck
Matthias Frech

Matthias Frech

Director, Molecular Interactions & Biophysics
Merck
Clara Christ

Clara Christ

Head of Computational Molecular Design
Bayer
Olivier Nosjean

Olivier Nosjean

Head of Open Innovation and Scientific Affairs, R&D
Servier
Nadeem Sarwar

Nadeem Sarwar

Global Head, Genomic Strategies & Global Head, Digital Therapeutics (DTx) Strategies
Eisai

Event Features​

Networking & knowledge-sharing is at the heart of what we do. Alongside the innovative programme, attendees can engage in a variety of event features and make the most of participation in a range of on-site experiences.

Poster Display

Enhance your attendance with an A0 Poster, based in our main networking hall

Networking Drinks

Relax after a busy first day at the event with access to the vibrant drinks reception

Supported Digitally

Can't attend in-person? Our fully featured online platform runs alongside the event with access to all digital presentations and content from the in-person event

Sponsorship

A range of customisable opportunities for lead generation, brand building and global business deals. Whether you’re looking to build business, product launch or increase visibility, we provide a variety of highly effective options to suit budget and requirement.

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