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The 2020 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa would not have been possible without the continued support of our 75 sponsors. Thank you all!

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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2020 virtual Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa. Our conference would not have been possible without you!

Platinum Sponsors

Audentes Therapeutics, an Astellas company, is developing genetic medicines with the potential to deliver transformative value for patients. Based on our innovative scientific approach and industry-leading internal manufacturing capability and expertise, we have become the Astellas Center of Excellence for…

At Biogen, our mission is clear: we are pioneers in neuroscience. Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases as well as related therapeutic adjacencies. One of the world’s first global…

IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services to the life sciences industry. Powered by the IQVIA CORE™, IQVIA delivers unique and actionable insights at the intersection of large-scale analytics, transformative technology…

At Lonza Pharma & Biotech, we provide contract development and manufacturing services that enable pharma and biotech companies to bring medicines to patients in need. From the building blocks of life to the final drug product, our solutions are created…

Rare diseases include some of the most serious of all illnesses and impact millions of patients worldwide, representing an opportunity to apply our knowledge and expertise to help make a significant impact on addressing unmet medical needs. The Pfizer focus…

As the world leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific is uniquely positioned to provide the quality materials, services and support needed to accelerate the pace of advanced therapy development. We understand the complexity of this rapidly-evolving industry and have…

Program Partner

The Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM) is a Japanese industrial association, with the mission to promote the expedition of regenerative medicine and cell and gene therapy industrialization. FIRM works closely with the Japanese government to develop regulatory legislation and…

Gold Sponsors

Aldevron serves the biotechnology industry with custom production of nucleic acids, proteins, and antibodies. Thousands of clients use Aldevron-produced plasmids, RNA and gene editing enzymes for projects ranging from research grade to clinical trials to commercial applications. Aldevron specializes in…

BlueRock Therapeutics is an engineered cell therapy company with a mission to develop regenerative medicines for intractable diseases. BlueRock’s Cell+Gene platform harnesses the power of cells for new medicines across neurology, cardiology, and autoimmune indications. BlueRock’s cell differentiation technology recapitulates the cell’s…

The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult was established as an independent centre of excellence to advance the growth of the UK cell and gene therapy industry, by bridging the gap between scientific research and full-scale commercialisation. With more than 230…

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in New York, Chardan is an independent, global investment bank focused on addressing the capital markets needs of public and private genetic medicines companies. Chardan focuses on companies that offer superior investment return prospects, based…

Cognate BioServices is the leading CDMO for the development and manufacturing of autologous and allogeneic cell and gene therapy products. We are a dynamic, results-driven, organization focused on providing the broadest range of commercialization services to regenerative medicine, cellular immunotherapy…

Cytiva is a global provider of technologies and services that help advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics. Previously GE Healthcare Life Sciences, Cytiva’s diverse portfolio includes well-recognized brands such as ÄKTA, Amersham, Biacore, FlexFactory, HyClone, MabSelect, Whatman…

At Dark Horse Consulting Group, we specialize in the development of cell and gene therapy products. All of our consultants have deep cell and gene therapy industry experience, spanning diverse functions including process development, device development, manufacturing, preclinical development, quality,…

Evidera, PPD’s peri- and post-approval business unit, is a leading provider of evidence-based solutions to demonstrate the real-world effectiveness, safety, and value of biopharmaceutical and biotechnology products. We help biopharmaceutical and biotechnology companies generate the evidence needed to optimize the…

ICON plc is a global, full service CRO with dedicated centers of excellence for both cell and gene therapy (CGT) and rare disease. Over the last six years, ICON has worked on over 63 CGT trials across multiple therapeutic areas…

Connect with LabConnect—the preeminent provider of central laboratory support services for analytically and logistically complex studies such as immuno-oncology, cell and gene therapies, and rare and orphan diseases. We offer unique and innovative services that have been specifically designed to…

Silver Sponsors

AGTC is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that uses a proprietary gene therapy platform to develop transformational genetic therapies for patients suffering from rare and debilitating diseases. Its initial focus is in the field of ophthalmology, where it has active clinical…

Akron Biotech is an innovative biotechnology company with a strategic focus on supplying GMP-qualified ancillary materials and services to the regenerative medicine industry. Akron manufactures a range of products for cell therapy discovery, development and commercialization. These products include growth…

Amicus Therapeutics is a global, patient-dedicated biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and delivering novel high-quality medicines for people living with rare metabolic diseases. With extraordinary patient focus, Amicus Therapeutics is committed to advancing and expanding a robust pipeline of…

We partner with cell and gene therapy companies to save lives through autologous and allogeneic cellular therapy. We are the only cell and gene therapy solutions provider with customizable services to support the entire end-to-end cell therapy supply chain. As…

BioLife Solutions is a leading supplier of cell and gene therapy biopreservation tools. Our proprietary CryoStor® freeze media and HypoThermosol® shipping and storage media are highly valued in the regenerative medicine, biobanking, and drug discovery markets. These biopreservation media products are serum-free and protein-free,…

Catalent is the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development, and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, gene therapies and consumer health products. With over 85 years serving the industry, Catalent has proven expertise in bringing more customer products to…

CCRM, a Canadian not-for-profit organization funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, and leading academic and industry partners, supports the development of regenerative medicines and associated enabling technologies, with a specific focus on cell and gene therapy.…

Ce3

Ce3 is a full-service CRO with a focus in oncology, providing support and services exclusively to biotech companies. We specialize in early phase development, managing studies from FIH (first in human) to accelerated approval. Having a therapeutic concentration promotes refinement…

Covance, headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, is the drug development business of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp). Covance and LabCorp are at the forefront of the development of cell and gene therapies based on its well-established, unique expertise and…

CPC - Colder Products Company, is the leader in single-use connection technology offering a wide variety of cell and gene therapy connection solutions that ensure ease of use and a robust connection. Single-use technologies (SUT) saves time and labor during…

CRB

CRB is a leading provider of sustainable engineering, architecture, construction and consulting solutions to the global life sciences and advanced technology industries. Our more than 1,100 employees provide best-in-class solutions that drive success and positive change for our clients, our…

Cryoport is the life sciences industry’s most trusted global provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions for temperature-sensitive life sciences commodities, serving the biopharmaceutical market with leading-edge logistics solutions for biologic materials, such as regenerative medicine, including immunotherapies, stem cells and CAR…

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services is a global, privately held, full-service contract research organization (CRO), delivering a complete spectrum of clinical trial and consulting services throughout the lifecycle of development, from concept to commercialization. CTI’s focused therapeutic approach provides…

Cytovance® Biologics is a leading biopharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) that excels in the rapid and cost-effective development and manufacture of large molecule active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) from both mammalian cell culture and microbial fermentation such as monoclonal…

Fresenius Kabi is a global healthcare company that specializes in lifesaving medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition. Bringing more than 60 years’ experience in cell collection and separation, our team is focused on serving the needs for…

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is an industry leading cGMP Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) supporting our partners in the biopharmaceutical industry with the development and production of their biologic, vaccines and gene therapies. With over 30 years of experience in process development…

Homology Medicines is a genetic medicines company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients suffering from rare genetic diseases with significant unmet medical needs by curing the underlying cause of the disease. Homology’s proprietary platform is designed to utilize its…

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best…

Lovelace Biomedical is a contract research organization that helps pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies advance their complex drug development studies from the preclinical stage and on to clinical trials. For over 70 years, our organization has leveraged its multidisciplinary expertise in…

At MaxCyte, a clinical-stage global cell-based therapies and life sciences company, we believe in the power of next-generation cell and gene therapies to revolutionize medical treatment and ultimately save lives. As the inventors of the premier cell engineering enabling platform,…

Medpace is a global full-service clinical research organization (CRO) providing comprehensive development services for drug, biologic, and device programs with a specialized focus on advanced therapies including cell and gene therapies. Medpace has strong experience supporting development programs for regenerative…

MilliporeSigma, a leader in life science, is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Our purpose is to solve the toughest problems in life science by collaborating with the global scientific community, and through that, we aim to accelerate access…

For 30 years, Miltenyi Biotec has been a leader in the design, development, manufacture, and integration of products that enable cell and gene therapy (CGT), leading to new treatment options for patients with unmet medical needs. With technologies ranging from…

Minaris Regenerative Medicine is a global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) for cell and gene therapies. We offer our clients high value clinical and commercial manufacturing services, development solutions, and technologies. We are pioneers in the field with more…

The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) is a public-private partnership whose mission is to accelerate biopharmaceutical innovation, support the development of standards that enable more efficient and rapid manufacturing capabilities, and educate and train a world-leading biopharmaceutical…

Nordmark is a pharmaceutical company which develops and produces ingredients and drug products through all stages of the value chain. As the world’s largest manufacturer of pharmaceutical collagenase, we are able to provide translational enzymes – research and GMP Grade…

Novasep is a CDMO specialized in viruses and viral vector production for tox, clinical, and commercial phases. Novasep offers global and integrated services from process development to commercial manufacturing. For 20 years, Novasep has acquired experience in manufacturing a wide…

Polyplus-transfection applies its 18+ year expertise to the development of novel transfection solutions. Polyplus-transfection is the leading supplier of a key critical component for viral vectors manufacturing for Gene & Cell Therapy. We are proud to provide qualified and GMP-grade…

Sangamo Therapeutics is focused on translating groundbreaking science into genomic therapies that transform patients’ lives using the company’s industry leading platform technologies in genome editing, gene therapy, gene regulation, and cell therapy. The company is conducting Phase I/II clinical trials…

The Standards Coordinating Body (SCB) is a non-profit organization with a mission to “coordinate the accelerated advancement and improved awareness of the standards and best practices that address the rapidly evolving needs of the global regenerative medicine advanced therapy community.”…

Founded in 1996, Teknova has established itself as a leader in providing critical reagents for bioprocessing, bioproduction, and molecular diagnostics. Product offerings include cell culture media and supplements, protein purification buffers, and molecular biology reagents for the life sciences and…

Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a medical device company. Our products, software and services enable customers to collect and prepare blood and cells to help treat challenging diseases and conditions. Our associates around the world believe in the potential…

TriLink BioTechnologies, part of Maravai LifeSciences, is a CDMO helping life science leaders and innovators overcome challenges in the synthesis and scale-up of plasmid, mRNA, nucleic acids and NTPs with scale-up expertise and unique mRNA production capabilities, including its proprietary…

Vineti creates the essential software solution to drive and scale personalized therapies. Our leading Personalized Therapy Management (PTM) platform delivers simplicity, compliance, and patient safety to medicine’s most complex supply chain, providing the next-generation technology that advanced therapies need. Today’s…

Bronze Sponsors

Accredo is a full-service specialty pharmacy dedicated to the treatment of rare and complex conditions. Our comprehensive therapy management programs engage trained pharmacists, nurses, reimbursement specialists and patient care representatives who provide enhanced support services to patients, their families and…

Founded in 2001 by gene therapy pioneers, Asklepios BioPharmaceutical (AskBio) is a fully integrated, privately held gene therapy company with global headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and European headquarters in Edinburgh, UK. We are dedicated to developing treatments…

Athersys is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that is focused primarily on developing product candidates in the field of regenerative medicine. Athersys is committed to the discovery and development of therapies designed to extend and enhance the quality of human life…

BioBridge Global (BBG) is a nonprofit organization committed to saving and enhancing lives through the healing power of human cells and tissue. BBG enables advances in the field of regenerative medicine by providing access to a variety of blood products…

The mission of ARMI | BioFabUSA is to make practical the scalable, consistent, and cost-effective manufacturing of engineered tissues and tissue-related technologies to benefit existing industries and grow new ones. BioFabUSA is a 160+ member, public-private partnership throughout the US…

Bio-Techne unites the brands of R&D Systems, Novus Biologicals, Tocris Bioscience, and ProteinSimple to deliver an array of GMP-grade products and services for immune cell, stem cell, and gene therapies. GMP Reagents – We manufacture GMP cytokines, growth factors, and small molecules…

bluebird bio is pioneering gene therapy with purpose. From our Cambridge, Massachusetts headquarters, we’re developing gene therapies for severe genetic diseases and cancer, with the goal that people facing potentially fatal conditions with limited treatment options can live their lives…

Cambridge Consultants develops breakthrough products and processes, and provides business consultancy in technology-critical issues for clients worldwide. For more than 50 years, the company has been helping its clients in a wide range of sectors turn business opportunities into commercial…

The complexities of cellular and gene therapy programs present scientific and technical challenges. They are highly customized and vary greatly based on product attributes. Now, because of tremendous promise to cure many types of diseases, there is a lot of…

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City…

EBD Group’s overriding mission is to help collaborations get started across the life science value chain. Our range of partnering conferences has grown to become the largest and most productive conference platform in the industry. Each one of our seven…

GenScript ProBio is the bio-pharmaceutical CDMO segment of the world’s leading biotech company GenScript, proactively providing end-to-end service from drug discovery to commercialization with professional solutions and efficient processes to accelerate drug development for customers. GenScript ProBio’s innovative solutions for…

IDT Biologika is a global biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization that specializes in the production of innovative live viral vaccines, viral vectors for gene and immune therapeutics as well as fill/finish of sterile liquid and lyophilized biologics. We offer…

Invetech helps solve commercial manufacturing challenges for the global cell and gene therapy market. With dozens of successful collaborations with the world’s leading regenerative medicine companies over the past 20 years, we’re a proven partner committed to helping you successfully…

With decades of biopharmaceutical industry experience in facility design, quality operations, and engineering, Lykan Bioscience provides the first true end-to-end solution for cell-based therapies. Formed in early 2019, Lykan Bioscience is a privately held Manufacturing Services Organization™ (MSO) located in…

Established in 1984, MAK-SYSTEM’s vision is to design, develop, and deliver globally best-of-breed software to manage Blood & Plasma products as well as the entire ATMP value chain: R&D, Manufacturing, Inventory, and Clinics. The TCS software orchestrate and digitalize this…

MEDIPOST’s research and development is focused on novel off-the-shelf allogeneic stem cell therapeutics using umbilical cord blood-derived stem cells in the disease areas of osteoarthritis (OA), broncho-pulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). MEDIPOST’s flagship product, CARTISTEM® for OA was…

Ology Bioservices is a biologics-focused contract development manufacturing organization (CDMO) serving both commercial and government clients from early-stage through commercial product. The company has two state-of-the-art facilities, a 183,000 ft2, Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) capable, facility in Alachua, FL for…

Informa Pharma Intelligence delivers the data and insights needed by the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry to make decisions and create real-world opportunities for growth. Its market leading products cover every perspective of key diseases, clinical trials, drug approvals or R&D…

A critical factor facing the industry is choosing technologies and partners that can deliver scale. The challenges inherent in translating early clinical trials to a reproducible and robust process suitable for scalable commercial production are very significant. Each personalized drug…

Voyager Therapeutics is a clinical-stage gene therapy company developing life-changing treatments for severe neurological diseases. Voyager is committed to advancing the field of AAV (adeno-associated virus) gene therapy through innovation and investment in vector engineering and optimization, manufacturing, and dosing…

Xcell Therapeutics is a cell culture media expert, HQ in Seoul, Korea. Our First-in-class CellCor CD MSC is successfully commercialized in the GMP facility. We are also doing work in the exosome/EV/secretome space using our CD media, as well as…

Yposkesi is one of the largest contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMO) in Europe for AAV and lentiviral vector production. A spin-off from the world-class gene therapy pioneer Genethon, Yposkesi capitalizes on more than 20 years of expertise in biotherapeutic…

Event Supporters

ASEBIO is the Spanish Bioindustry Association. ASEBIO brings together companies, associations, foundations, universities, research and technology centers that carry out activities directly or indirectly related to biotechnology in Spain. Since 1999, ASEBIO has been acting as a meeting and promotion…

BioPartner UK is the accredited trade organisation that provides practical support and international promotion to UK Life Sciences companies, who wish to grow their business overseas. BioPartner signposts to UK expertise and leads delegations to promote the UK presence at…

Edison is one of the largest investment intelligence and access firms globally, staffed by over 120 professionals. Equity research is a key area of expertise, and our team of 80+ analysts produce research on over 700 companies. We also specialise…

The FreeMind Group is the premier international consulting firm specializing in assisting life science organizations to secure non-dilutive funding from U.S. federal agencies and private foundations. Founded in 1999, The FreeMind Group is the largest consulting group of its kind…

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) is focused on identifying and fostering cutting-edge research and innovation in the field of regenerative medicine in MD. Our Accelerating Cures initiative comprises programs that help transition human stem cell-based technologies from the…

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