Sponsor & Exhibitor Company Profile

AbbVie, Inc.
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago
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AbbVie is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. Together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pharmacyclics, AbbVie employs more than 28,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries. For further information on the company and its people, portfolio and commitments, please visit www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter or view careers on our Facebook or LinkedIn page.

1 Francis Crick Avenue, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
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AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

Chemin de l'Orme
Booth #: 06


Pioneering Diagnostics A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for 50 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions (reagents, instruments, software) for diagnosing infectious diseases. bioMérieux focuses on delivering fast & robust technologies to allow clinicians to take better decisions with actionable results. Visit us to discover more about Fast Syndromic Testing using our FilmArray® product range.  FilmArray® allows to get comprehensive diagnostic results in about 1 hour on several syndromes like Respiratory, Bloodstream Infections, Gastroenteritis and Meningitis. Fast, comprehensive and accurate results will help to take quicker medical decisions and impact patient outcome. Know more: https://www.biomerieux-diagnostics.com and https://www.biofiredx.com

Vira Solelh
Maurens Scopont
Booth #: 08


Cepheid is a leading molecular diagnostics company that is dedicated to improving healthcare by developing, manufacturing, and marketing accurate yet easy-to-use molecular systems and tests. By automating highly complex and time-consuming manual procedures, the company's solutions deliver a better way for institutions of any size to perform sophisticated genetic testing for organisms and genetic-based diseases. Through its strong molecular biology capabilities, the company is focusing on those applications where accurate, rapid, and actionable test results are needed most, in fields such as critical and healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, genetic diseases, virology and cancer. For more information, please visit www.cepheid.com/en

Dr. Willmar Schwabe GmbH & Co. KG
Willmar-Schwabe-Strasse 4
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In the 150 years since its foundation, Dr. Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals has reached a position as global leader in the development and manufacture of phytopharmaceuticals. The high quality of its plant-based medicines and the clinical evidence for its special extracts, both the result of years of state-of-the art research and experience, guarantee consistent, documented and proven efficacy, high safety as well as excellent tolerability. With a staff of more than 3,500 employees in 5 continents, Dr. Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals is committed to its philosophy: "From Nature. For Health". Our preparations are therefore specially tailored to people's health requirements.

European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases
C/O Fitwise Management Ltd,Blackburn House
EH47 7AQ
Booth #: 01


The European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, ESPID, forms the basis for European investigators interested in infectious diseases in children and infection prevention in childhood. The society is engaged in a number of activities including the organisation of multicentre trials, international exchange of infectious disease fellows and an annual Meeting.

GlaxoSmithKline - GSK
89 rue de l'Institut
Booth #: 18


GSK is one of the world's leading vaccine companies, involved in vaccine research, development and production. We have 14 vaccines in development and our broad portfolio of 41 vaccines prevent illnesses such as hepatitis A, hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, measles, mumps, rubella, polio, typhoid, influenza and bacterial meningitis. Globally, we have more than 16,000 people working to deliver more than 2 (2.3) million vaccines every day, to people in 166 countries. In 2016 we distributed around 833 million doses of vaccine, over 70% of them to least developed, low and middle income countries.

Meridian Bioscience International Ltd
16 Edge Business Centre
Booth #: 07


Meridian Bioscience manufactures kits for the early diagnosis of gastrointestinal, respiratory, sexually transmitted, neonatal and newly added blood borne parasitic infections (Malaria).  Our diagnostic tests aid clinicians in the appropriate management of patients with acute infections.  New extensions to the illumigene molecular range include two assay options for Malaria.  illumigene Malaria offers our customers high levels of sensitivity with unparalleled ease-of-use on our rapid, molecular platform.  Recent additions also include HSV 1&2.  We invite you to speak with our experts and learn how Meridian can benefit your laboratory, your budget and healthcare setting.

2000 Galloping Hill Road
Kenilworth, NJ
Booth #: 16


For more than 125 years, Merck has been a global health care leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more  information, visit www.merck.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Oxford-ESPID Course
Churchill Hospital
Oxford OX3 7LE
Booth #: 01


Hot Topics In Infection And Immunity In Children – The ESPID-Oxford Course is an annual interactive training course held in Oxford, UK, covering topics in paediatric infection for both trainees and trainers and for all those who manage children with infections.

23/25 Avenue du Docteur Lannelongue
Paris Cedex 14
Booth #: 17


At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products. Our global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines as well as many of the world's best-known consumer products.  Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.

Sanofi Pasteur
2, Avenue Pont Pasteur
Booth #: 19


Sanofi Pasteur is the vaccines business unit of Sanofi.  We have been developing and producing innovative vaccines for more than a hundred years. We provide more than 1 billion doses of vaccines each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. And we keep investing more than 1million€ per day in research and development. In Sanofi Pasteur, we are committed to working with stakeholders for a world in which no one suffers or dies from a vaccine-preventable disease.  Our vaccines protect health and life of the very young to the oldest.

Sealy Center for Vaccine Development
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas
Booth #: 05


The Sealy Center for Vaccine Development participates in:   •       Basic & Discovery Research          Vaccines for infectious diseases, including emerging and neglected diseases, and chronic diseases         Platform technology development          Biothreat agents, biosafety levels 2-4   •       Pre/Nonclinical Development          Animal models of infectious diseases          Regulated studies and quality systems          Nonclinical testing of vaccine candidates & therapeutics    •       Clinical Research and Trials          Phase I-IV vaccine clinical trials          Federal and Pharma studies          High subject retention, diversity and age range from neonates to senior citizens   •       Post-licensure          Policy and vaccine acceptance research          Public and healthcare provider education          VaccineSmartsSM

Vaccine Reminder
1/B, Saguna CHS, St Francis Road, Vile Parle West
Booth #: 15


Vaccine Reminder App  We present to you Vaccine Reminder tool. A web and app cross-synced patient database with all vaccination history details.  A tool that will generate the complete vaccine schedule of each child based on his/her birthday & country. Show the chart as per vaccines & age, the active counts of given, due, upcoming vaccinations. Auto schedule of vaccines as per recommended gap & annual vaccinations.  A reminder system for emails and notifications to doctors as well as patients.   One of the best ways to protect children is to make sure they have vaccinations. Get Vaccine Reminder App today!

Wisepress Medical Bookshop
15 Lyon Road
SW19 2RL
Booth #: 13


Wisepress.com, Europe's leading conference bookseller, attend around 200 conferences every year. We have an extensive range of books and journals relevant to the themes of this conference available at our booth. We also have a comprehensive range of STM titles available on our online bookshop. Follow us on Twitter @WisepressBooks.


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