About the Event

PEGS Europe is the largest European event covering all aspects of protein and antibody engineering. In 2016, for the fifth year in a row, a record number of delegates participated in PEGS Europe, as more than 800 attendees from 36 countries convened in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal to discuss the latest advances in protein and antibody engineering. 38% of attendees were Scientists and another 25% were Executives or Directors. 21% of attendees were from Big Pharma, 51% from Biotech, and 18% from Academia. The 2017 event will feature:

  • 800+ attendees
  • 200 technical presentations
  • 140+ scientific posters
  • Dedicated networking opportunities
  • Exclusive exhibit & poster viewing hours
  • Interactive roundtable, breakout & panel discussions

Short Courses

Make the most of your time in Lisbon! Maximize your educational and networking opportunities by adding on one or more interactive, hands-on short courses. Covering some of the hottest topics in the field, these short courses are taught by leading researchers from industry and academia.

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Cambridge Healthtech Institute Training Seminars offer real-life case studies, problems encountered and solutions applied, and extensive coverage of the basic science underlying each topic. Experienced Training Seminar instructors offer a mix of formal lectures, interactive discussions and activities to help attendees maximize their learning experiences. These immersive trainings will be of value to scientists from industry and academic research groups who are entering new fields - and to those working in supporting roles that will benefit from an in-depth briefing on a specific aspect of the industry. Choose from six Training Seminars at PEGS Europe!

Plenary Keynotes

Dixit RakeshSafety Considerations for Development of Immune Agonist and Immune Antagonist Biotherapeutics

Rakesh Dixit, Ph.D., DABT, MedImmune (A member of AstraZeneca Group)

Sewell AndrewLearning What Works from Successful Tumour Infiltrating Lymphocyte Therapy

Andrew Sewell, Ph.D., Cardiff University School of Medicine

Lambert JohnWidening the Therapeutic Index: The Next Generation of Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs)

John Lambert, Ph.D., ImmunoGen, Inc.

Colleague Testimonials

"The best biologics technology meeting in Europe: a must-attend conference for novel biologics."
- Rakesh D., Ph.D., VP, R&D, MedImmune

"PEGS Europe and PEGS keep going from strength to strength. One week at a PEGS event can stimulate ideas for a whole year. The presentations were exceptional, covering an extraordinary array of antibody and antibody-alternative technologies. PEGS Europe is unparalleled in both scope and quality."
- Kevin R., Ph.D., Scientist, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

"Once more, PEGS Europe was an outstanding event with great science and a perfect setting for networking. Very nice combination of topics and speakers."
- Philipp M., Ph.D., Project Leader, Biomedicine, University Hospital of Basel

"PEGS Europe is a gem for protein engineers with depth and breadth in a stimulating and engaging environment! I am glad that I came all the way from California to be a part of it."
- Seung C., Ph.D., Associate Director, Cell Biology, Xencor, Inc.

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