Here you can register as a delegate to the symposium.
After registering you will receive an email with a link to submit an abstract.
Payment for the symposium can either be done through Paypal or by invoice.
If you choose to pay by invoice, the payment must be completed by September 25th to confirm your registration.


(*) Student fee or postdocs: A short CV and a letter by the supervisor is required to qualify for the student fee.

(**) By registering your start-up/spin-off, you will enjoy additional benefits including:
– the possibility to have the logo of your company (and a link to your company website) displayed in the “Meet the start-ups” section of the Symposium’s website;
– the possibility of having the roll-up of your company displayed in the special innovation session to be held during a coffee break of the Symposium.

Payment is in € (EURO). The registration fee includes admission to the sessions, coffee and snacks during breaks, lunch snack and a welcome cocktail reception. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner are NOT included in the registration fee.

Cancellation policy: Refund of full payment minus a handling fee of €40 by September 15th, 2017; no refund thereafter. Liability disclaimer: The organizers do not accept liability for personal medical expenses, travel expenses, or any other personal expenses as a consequence of accidents or weather conditions.


We are pleased to announce a limited number of fee waivers and travel grants to symposium participants.

Our competitive grants are funded from different sources:

  • From Champalimaud Foundation (open to applications from any researcher)

  • From Wellcome Trust (open to PhD students and post-docs from UK-based institutions)

All travel-grants and fee waivers are awarded purely on merit of the submitted abstract.

To apply for an award, please go through our usual registration and abstract submission process. At the end of the abstract submission, please select the option “I wish to apply for a travel award”.

Please note that the deadline for abstract submission is 31st July.


Symposium dates 9th – 11th October
Early bird registration  deadline  30th June
Regular registration  deadline  31st July
Abstract submissions – deadline  31st July
Travel award application  deadline  31st July
Fee waiver  deadline  31st July
Late registration  deadline 25th September
Onsite registration  deadline  9th October