21st Annual
Drug Discovery Summit
26 - 27 May 2020 | Berlin, Germany

An invaluable resource for those looking to improve efficiency, increase pipelines and keep up to date with the latest advances. Featuring key insights into protein degradation, AI/ML in drug discovery, and much more

The Drug Discovery Summit includes...

Over 400 attendees representing global pharmaceutical organizations, leading biotech companies and internationally renowned academic institutions

A look at the future of drug discovery in new modalities in biotherapeutics, proteins, cell and genetic based discovery.

The latest updates on the integration of screening approaches in phenotypic and genomics based discovery, Organ on the chip and 3D modelling, RNA as novel drug targets

Insights into drug discovery strategies & next generation therapeutics, empowering drug discovery with chemical biology, target validation, drug profiling and protein degradation technologies

Explore successful strategies in compound library development, DNA/RNA encoded library, protein to protein interaction, fragment and structured based drug design

Focus on cutting edge tools, including; AI in ADME, big data management, model management, artificial intelligence, machine learning in drug design and AI in chemical synthesis, AI-enabled target ID capabilities, lead identification/optimisation and much more…

Agenda at a Glance

Day One

Leaders Forum

  • Innovative Tools and Technologies for Drug Discovery
  • New Modalities for Challenging Targets: Proteins, Antibodies and Peptides and RNAI

Drug Discovery Strategies and Enabling Technologies

  • Application of Chemical Biology Tools and Techniques to Drug Discovery, Target Validation and Drug Profiling
  • Protein Degradation in Drug Discovery and new Therapeutic Modalities

Phenotypic Based Discovery And High Content Screening

  • Enabling Technologies – Functional Genomics and Phenotypic Screening Strategies
  • Applications of Organ-in-a chip platforms as well as Tissue and 3D Culture

Day Two

Leaders Forum

  • R&D Data Management/ Analytics in Drug Discovery
  • Integrating Chemical and Biological Data for Drug Discovery
  • WORKSHOP: Model Management – Overcoming Big and Fair Data challenges
  • WORKSHOP: Pre-formulation and Stability Strategies in Drug Development

Biologics and Small Molecule Drug Target Discovery for Immuno-Therapy, Autoimmune Diseases and Oncology

  • Protein/Peptide/Antibodies Discovery Platform and Tools
  • Bioconjugates- From Targets to Therapeutics

Validating Novel Targets – New Strategies and Technologies

  • Phenotypic and functional Genomic Screening using siRNA and CRISPR-Cas9