Dublin, Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Point-of-Care, Biosensors & Mobile Diagnostics Europe 2019" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Point-of-Care, Biosensors & Mobile Diagnostics Europe 2019 brings together the key opinion leaders from both academia and industry, this annual conference will discuss the expanding Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Wearables fields and provide the most up-to-date presentations from leaders in these fields and offer networking and engagement opportunities with delegates from around the world.

This conference will provide an overview of the point-of-care (POC) testing landscape, from novel technologies to regulatory approval. The aim of this meeting is to bring together life science researchers that work at the interface between biology and chemistry and technology development to discuss problems, highlight solutions and facilitating collaborations.

Emphasis will be placed on mobile diagnostics platforms including wearables and other mobile platforms and convergence with microfluidics-based and lab-on-a-chip approaches.


Day 1 - Tuesday, 18 June 2019


Conference Registration, Materials Pick-Up, Morning Coffee and Pastries


Nancy Allbritton - Conference Chair

  • Chairperson's Welcome and Introduction to the Conference
  • Nancy Allbritton, Kenan Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University, United States of America

Session Title: Opening Plenary Session


Holger Schmidt - Keynote Presentation

  • Optofluidic Labs-on-Chip For Single Molecule Analysis
  • Holger Schmidt, Narinder Kapany Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California-Santa Cruz, United States of America


Elisabeth Verpoorte - Keynote Presentation

  • Title to be Confirmed.
  • Elisabeth Verpoorte, Professor of Analytical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis, University of Groningen, Netherlands


Thomas Laurell - Keynote Presentation

  • New Opportunities in Acoustofluidic Processing of Liquid Biopsies
  • Thomas Laurell, Professor, Lund University, Sweden


Morning Coffee, Pastries and Networking in the Exhibit Hall


Steve Soper - Keynote Presentation

  • Nanosensor Chips for the Single-Molecule Sequencing of DNA and RNA
  • Steve Soper, Foundation Distinguished Professor, Director, Center of BioModular Multi-scale System for Precision Medicine, The University of Kansas, Adjunct Professor, Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology, United States of America


Nancy Allbritton - Keynote Presentation

  • Intestine on a Chip for Basic Biology and Patient-Specific Medicine
  • Nancy Allbritton, Kenan Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering and Chair of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University, United States of America


Martyn Boutelle - Keynote Presentation

  • Title to be Confirmed.
  • Martyn Boutelle, Professor of Biomedical Sensors Engineering, Vice Chair Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom


Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing

Session Title: Emerging Trends and Themes in Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Mobile Diagnostics


  • Commercialization of Microfluidic Devices for Point-of-Care Applications
  • Vincent Linder, Founder and President, CDP BioMedical Consulting, Portugal


  • Planar Waveguide Biosensor Technology for Next Generation Point of Care Diagnostics
  • Reuven Duer, Founder & CEO, Proactive Diagnostics, Inc., United States of America

I'll be presenting a novel and disruptive detection technology for Point of Care diagnostics. The presentation includes the underlying physics, implementation solutions and testing data of this unique technology platform.


  • Label-Free Biosensing With Impedimetric and Thermal Detection Methods
  • Patrick Wagner, Professor, Soft-Matter Physics and Biophysics Section, Departement Natuurkunde en Sterrenkunde, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium


Afternoon Coffee Break and Networking in the Exhibit Hall


  • The Legal and Regulatory Landscape of Diagnostics Devices
  • Erik Vollebregt, Partner, Axon Lawyers, Netherlands


  • Paper-based Analytical Devices For the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Infectious Diseases at the Point of Care
  • Jean-Manuel Segura, Professor, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland Valais, Switzerland


Arben Merkoi - Keynote Presentation

  • Nanobiosensors for Diagnostics Applications
  • Arben Merkoi, ICREA Professor and Director of the Nanobioelectronics & Biosensors Group, Institut Catal de Nanociencia i Nanotecnologia (ICN2), Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), Spain


Networking Reception with Beer and Wine in the Exhibit Hall -- Meet Colleagues and Network with Exhibitors


Close of Day 1 of the Conference

Day 2 - Wednesday, 19 June 2019


Morning Coffee, Pastries and Networking in the Exhibit Hall

  • Session Title: Technologies in Biosensors and Point-of-Care, Point-of-Need Diagnostics


Jonathan Cooper - Keynote Presentation

  • Origami Paper Folding Enabling DNA Diagnostics in Under-served Rural Communities East Africa
  • Jonathan Cooper, Wolfson Professor and University Vice Principal, Glasgow University, United Kingdom


  • Rapid Diagnosis of Breast Cancer: Innovative Approaches with a Focus on Low Resource Setting
  • Jane Brock, Chief of Breast Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States of America


  • Smart Thermometers: Screening for Biomarkers Using Molecularly Imprinted Polymers (MIPs) Combined with Thermal Detection
  • Marloes Peeters, Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom


Morning Coffee Break and Networking in the Exhibit Hall


  • Title to be Confirmed.
  • Barbara Smith, Assistant Professor, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, United States of America


Eloisa Lopez-Calle - Keynote Presentation

  • Title to be Confirmed.
  • Eloisa Lopez-Calle, Research & Development Line Manager & Development Lead, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany


Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall and Poster Viewing


John Brennan - Keynote Presentation

  • Integrating Aptamer Technology with Paper-Based Point-of-Care Devices for Biomedical Monitoring
  • John Brennan, Professor and Director, Biointerfaces Institute, McMaster University, Canada


Emmanuel Delamarche - Keynote Presentation

  • Precise, Intelligent, Mobile and Secure POC Diagnostics: How Can Tech Help?
  • Emmanuel Delamarche, Manager Precision Diagnostics, IBM Research - Zurich, Switzerland


Afternoon Coffee Break and Networking in the Exhibit Hall


Poster Awards


  • Enzymatic Biosensor to Support the Diagnosis of Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Michael Schning, Professor and Director, Institute of Nano- and Biotechnologies, Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany


  • The SnapChip for a Precise Chip-to-Chip Transfer of Nanodroplets
  • Sebastien Bergeron, Founder and CEO, Parallex BioAssays Inc., Canada


  • Title to be Confirmed.
  • Karolien De Wael, Professor, Antwerp University, Belgium


Close of Day 2 of the Conference

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