What is The Festival of Biologics 2019?

Four Conferences in One 

Innovation is leading the biologics and heathcare industry. By attending the Festival of Biologics, you'll learn about new technologies, proceedures and research shaping the future of pharma.  

The agenda is shaped to help you thrive. Not just now - but develop a road map for future innovation.

Some of our key topics include: Commercialization and Market Access,  AI and Machine Learning, Armed Antibodies, Manufacture and Supply Chain, Protein Engineering, Precision Immunotherapy and much more! 

Learn from industry leaders. 

Buzzing Exhibition

Test new products, develop strategic partnerships, compare technologies and assess your competitors. With over 100 technology providers exhibiting at The Festival of Biologics, make new connections. 

Providers offer solutions for Platform Technology, CMO, CRO, Turnkey EQM, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Management and Investment Consultancy, Logistics – Supply Chain, Data Sourcing, Regulatory

The Festival of Biologics is more than just a trade show. We'll help your strategic partnerships grow.


When and where is the event?

The Festival of Biologics 2019 is being held between Tuesday 15th – Thursday 17th October 2019.

The free to attend exhibition is open on Tuesday 15th – Thursday 17th October 2019.

The event is being held in the Congress Centre Basel, Switzerland. 


How do I get there?

The event is taking place in central Basel

The venue is well connected with public transport readily available. The venue is a short 1-minute walk from the Messeplatz tram stop. There are also regular bus services available.


Where can I stay?

We have a limited number of exclusive hotels deals for attendees of this event. See the accommodation page here .


How much are tickets?

The final ticket price is €3,295 for our top ticket but you can save a significant amount by booking early or booking as a group. The earlier you book the cheaper your ticket will be! 

For more information visit our ticket page here .



How do I receive my ticket?

Once you have completed your booking, you will receive your ticket via email straight away. If you have not received your confirmation email, please check your spam folder or contact a team member here. In the lead up to the festival we will also keep you updated with any news via email.


Where do I get my badge to enter the show?

Your badge will be sent a few days before the show via a QR code. You can also attend the show by showing your business card and identification that will confirm your registration. Please print your badge before you attend to skip the main queue.


How do I sponsor?

Get in touch via our enquiry form or email Derek Cavanagh on Derek.Cavanagh@terrapinn.com or call +44 (0)207 092 1297. For more information download our sponsorship prospectus here


Can students attend the show?

The Festival of Biologics conference is aimed at a senior audience of pharma and biotech professionals. However, both the premium conference and free to visit exhibition are open to all who have the relevant ticket.


Will there be security at the event?

We take the safety of our visitors very seriously and there will be security present at many points at the venue. You must always have a badge on you to be at the event.


Is there a dress code?

Our attendees typically dress in business attire, however, feel free to come as you are and what makes you feel comfortable.


Will there be food?

There will be a café at the show serving food and beverages.



There are two parts to the Festival of Biologics: four conferences covering Antibodies, Immunotherapy, Biosimilars and Clinical Trials and an exhibition featuring solutions for pharma and biotech.

There is a registration fee to attend the conferences. To visit the exhibition is free.