02 December 2021 | Online: GMT (UTC+0)
3D Cell Culture
02 December 2021 | Online: GMT (UTC+0)

Our 3D Cell Culture symposium incorporates key trends and innovative technologies to accelerate the adoption of 3D models in preclinical research via advanced development, validation and application strategies.

The programme brings together international pharmaceutical organisations, leading biotech companies and globally renowned academic institutions specialising in 3D Cell Culture

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The 3D Cell Culture Symposium includes...

Attendees representing global pharmaceutical organisations, leading biotech companies and internationally renowned academic institutions working within 3D Cell Culture.

  • Hear from and meet with the leading 3D cell culture experts to discuss the latest tools and technologies for scaffold, hydrogel and scaffold-free model development
  • Interact with fellow attendees and speakers during live Q&As following each presentation and through our interactive panel & roundtable discussions 
  • Gain insights into the innovative technologies in 3D modelling, including electrospinning & stereolithography for scaffold creation, microphysiological system technology and 3D bioprinting 
  • Explore how companies are accelerating drug development through 3D models, with presentations focussing on 3D models for predictivity, validation, safety and toxicity

Agenda at a Glance

Morning Session:
3D Culture Models & Technologies

  • Design of Scaffolds, Hydrogels & Scaffold-free 
  • Electrospinning & Stereolithography for scaffold creation 
  • 3D bioprinting
  • Microphysiological system technology
  • Visualization of 3D structures with automated imaging systems
  • Choosing the appropriate model for the application

Afternoon Session:
3D Cell Culture Applications

  • 3D models for predictivity, validation, safety and toxicity 
  • Accelerating drug target identification and validation through 3D models 
  • Spheroids for in vitro screening
  • Increasing the translatability and predictiveness of models to fast-track to clinic 
  • Cancer modelling and mimicking tumor micro-environment 
  • Strategies to develop, validate and implement 3D model systems

Confirmed Speakers

The Symposium brings together a panel of prominent leaders and scientists, sharing new case studies, innovative data and industry perspectives. 

Below are featured past speakers from 2020’s Cell Series UK: Virtual

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Genome Research Limited / Photo: Phil mynott

Asli Akidil


Hugo Vankelecom

Hugo Vankelecom

University of Leuven

Michael Lanero Fidalgo

Michael Lanero Fidalgo

TreeFrog Therapeutics

Rhiannon David

Rhiannon David


Robert Vries

Robert Vries

Hubrecht Organoid Technology

Rosemary Versteegen

Rosemary Versteegen

International Serum Industry Association (ISIA) 

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 virtual, remote experiences.

Virtual Presentations

Benefit from the insight of our expert speakers via live and pre-recorded presentations

Live Q&As

Interact with fellow attendees and speakers during the live Q&As at the end of each presentation

Digital Networking Opportunities

Connect directly with other event registrants around the world