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Networking Opportunities

Unrivalled Networking at PCT Europe

Mix and mingle with the clinical world's leaders...

Who could you be joining this year?

Familiar Pharma & Biotech companies returning again for 2018 include...

A Menarini IFR SRL, Alexion, Almirall, Amgen, Arsanis, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Biocair, Bioclinica, Biocompatibles Inc., Biogen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celgene, Chiesi, Eisai Ltd, Eisai Product Creation Systems, Eli Lilly, Galapagos NV, GlaxoSmithKline, Grunenthal, GSK Vaccines, GW Pharmaceuticals, H Lundbeck A S, Janssen, Janssen-Cilag, Lundbeck, Merck, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Europe Ltd, MSD, Novartis, Novartis Pharma AG, Novo Nordisk, Orion Pharma, Pierre Fabre, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Roche, Sanofi-Aventis, Sobi, UCB, UCB Biosciences GmbH, Vifor International AG. and more!

New Pharma and Biotech for 2018 include...

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Allergan, Bayer Life Sciences iHub, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CSL Behring, Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics, Genmab AS, Gilead Sciences Europe, IPSEN, Janssen Research and Development, Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc., LFB Biotechnologies, Novartis Farmaceutica S A, Reckitt Benckiser Health Ltd, Shire and more!

PLUS meet representatives from SME Pharma and Biotech companies new to this year’s event including Innovare R & D, Medac GmbH, MYR Pharma, Nearmedic Plus Llc, ONO Pharmaceutical and Santhera.

Grand Exhibition Hall Opening and Welcome Drinks Reception sponsored by Covance

Tuesday 27th November

Connect and catch up with your clinical industry peers over cocktails and canapes at the Exhibition Hall Grand Opening and Welcome Drinks Reception sponsored by Covance. Open to all participants.

PCT Party

Wednesday 28th November

Grab a drink and enjoy the festivities at the well-renowned PCT Party taking place this year at Sala Comillas (Barcelona Maritime Museum). Plus, get some fun snaps of you and your colleagues in the PCT Party Photo Booth sponsored by DrugDev! Open for all participants.

PartneringONE - The partnering tool for you

With 1000+ attendees under one roof, having the right partnering tool is crucial! This year, we are proud to introduce PartneringONE to the Partnerships in Clinical Trials and Early Clinical Development scene.

With PartneringONE you can:

Update your profile – to help potential customers and partners find you easily; State your partnering objectives – Others can target you with relevant requests; Search to find your perfect partners – browse the entire attendee list and search by company, delegate, asset type of the full A-Z list; Add notes or guests to your profile – to help manage your requests; Send targeted meeting requests – Once you have shortlisted partners, begin to send your meeting requests; Prioritise your requests – your high priority meetings will be scheduled first; Template your messages – create or re-use companywide templates; Keep track of your meetings – see all of your meetings scheduled on your agenda; And, reschedule – if you can’t make a meeting, reschedule to a different time or day.

Find out more about PartneringONE

PCT Europe Pain Clinic

Come and see us in the Exhibition Hall on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th November at 13.00 to tell us your problems or drop by and offer your help. You could be the answer we are looking for.

Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe brings together a wealth of skills and experience from all aspects of the industry. Let’s take this opportunity to try and find solutions to common problems or identify resources to help.

Led by:

- Kate O’Brien, Senior Research Nurse, Freelance Site Consultant, UK
- Dr Viviënne van de Walle, Director PT&R – Clinical Research Site, VivMedical - Life Science Consulting, The Netherlands
- Jeannett Dimsits, Senior Director, Trial Management Anchor, NovoNordisk, Denmark
- Anna Joy (MICR) Early Development and Clinical Pharmacology (Oncology) CRA, UK

Find out more about the PCT Europe Pain Clinic

ROUND TABLE: Stress management - How to overcome challenges in a performance state

Join your peers at 13.00 (Lunchtime) on Wednesday 28th November in the Exhibition Hall for an interactive round table discussion delving into:

  • Why is it so important to manage stress?
  • Loss of self-control: how does it happen?
  • Identify the sources of stress
  • Self management: how to regain your IQ
  • Learn how to reach your high performance state when you need it!

Led by:
Cecile Cousy, Executive Coach, Switzerland

PCT Lifetime Achievement Awards in association with mdgroup

Bringing the clinical community together, this award recognizes the truly valuable work being done across the clinical industry to develop drugs and therapeutics to help change peoples lives for the better.

Previous winners include:

2017: Dr Greg Koski, Chariman, Co-Founder & President / Chief Executive Officer at ACRES, and Associate Professor of Anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

2016: Jean Edwards, Procurement Director for Europe, Australia & Japan at Eli Lilly

2015: Professor Kenneth Getz, Director and Associate Professor at CSDD, Tufts University School of Medicine

The award will be presented at 17.35 on day two at Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe to celebrate someone who has achieved great things in their career within the field of clinical trials. Who will win this year? Join us to find out!

Find out more about the PCT Lifetime Achievement Award

Patient Advocacy Pavilion

Visit the PCT Patient Advocacy Pavilion, an area within the Exhibition Hall where you can meet and collaborate with the Patient Advocacy community.

Patient Advocacy Pavilion Partnering Hours

Tuesday 28th November - 09:00 to 18:30
Wednesday 29th November - 09:00 to 15:00

To apply to reserve a space in the Patient Advocacy Pavillion, please contact:

And lots more still to be announced!