The most important drug discovery event of the year? Save the date!

18-19 October 2023

The most important drug discovery event of the year? Save the date!

It’s with great excitement that we announce the return of ELRIG’s FREE TO ATTEND Drug Discovery 2023 (DD 2023); Europe’s leading event for the drug discovery community!

We’re expecting more than of you to pack out Liverpool’s ACC Exhibition Centre from 18-19 October, where we’ll deliver a truly unmissable knowledge-sharing and career-boosting conference.

This year, DD 2023 focuses on the sheer power of diversity — the lifeblood of the life sciences innovation ecosystem — highlighting its role in propelling the sector forward.

So, what can you expect from the event? Why should you stop what you’re doing right now and get this one in your calendar?

The latest world-class science, from a diversity of leading thinkers

In true ELRIG fashion, we’ve put together an unparalleled series of 8 action-packed tracks to keep you at the forefront of life sciences knowledge — all from some of the world’s leading thinkers and institutions ).

Tracks will cover a variety of fascinating themes:

Whether you’re involved in early drug discovery research or translating your promising therapy to the clinic, you’ll be sure to discover something that can help you carve a smoother path to success at this year’s event!

Hands-on access to the latest path-shaping technologies

And the innovation and diversity doesn’t stop there.

More than 150 suppliers and service providers will flood the exhibition floor, showcasing the latest tools and instruments that could be just what you need to overcome your stickiest drug discovery challenges.

Don’t miss your chance to be among the first in the world to get acquainted with the next generation of tools and techniques that could propel your research forward, several companies will be launching new products.

And, as if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also get the chance to see some of this tech in action, with our Tech Theatre — with an exciting programme for DD 2023! Learn all about implementing robotics and automation in drug discovery, as well as practical ways in which your lab can become more sustainable.

Accessible and inclusive: removing barriers to the best science

The only thing better than path-shaping science and technologies? FREE access to path-shaping science and technologies.

That’s right, at ELRIG, we’re committed to removing as many barriers to conference attendance and world-class science as possible. So, as part of our commitment to accessibility, all our events, including DD 2023 are completely free of charge! You won’t have to pay a penny for registration, and lunch and refreshments will be provided. (Who said there’s no such thing as free lunch?)

And as with all our events, we’ll provide our diverse and vibrant community with a dedicated prayer room, family room and quiet space.

Advance your career and unlock new opportunities

New to the drug discovery sector and want to supercharge your career development? Then DD 2023 has got you covered. DD is Europe’s most well-attended face-to-face networking event — offering you unrivalled networking opportunities. What’s more, we’ve created a host of activities tailored specifically to early career professionals (ECPs) — a critical part of our strong and vibrant community.

Explore our ECP Learning Zone and partake in friendly, no-pressure meet-and-greets, our ever-popular ‘Network Like a Boss” session to get world-class face-to-face mentoring with industry veterans who want to help you take your next step.

Oh, and you’ll be able to source expert advice on how to craft a show-stopping CV, as well as a mountain of top tips to accelerate your career growth.

Get recognised, get rewarded

We love celebrating the power of diverse science. And that means we love celebrating YOUR successes.

At DD 2023, there’ll also be ample opportunity for you to share your work and get the recognition you deserve: poster presentations with cash prizes and our renowned Early Career Professional Impact Award are just a couple of ways you can raise your profile and get rewarded at the event.

Secure your spot today!

Drug Discovery 2023 is set to be the event of the year for the life sciences community.

There’s no telling how quickly spaces will get snapped up (every year seems to set a new record!), so don’t hesitate to secure your space today! We’d hate for you to miss out.

And, while you’re at it, be sure to join 1500 other drug discovery community members and subscribe to our monthly newsletter to get the very latest insights and event updates straight to your inbox.

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