Next edition: October 29-31,  2018   

NanoBioTech-Montreux is a unique Conference at the frontiers of Micro- and NanoTechnology developments for Biological, Chemical and Medical applications.

The format includes plenary talks from invited speakers of international renown, followed by oral presentations describing original new research. The poster display sessions are preceded by oral “flash” presentations

Since its first edition in 1997, we invited many high reputation scientists from all over the world. A partial list of speakers in previous editions is available here:       List of past speakers

Conference Topics:

  • Single Cell Platform: Analysis, Manipulation; Sorting; Novel Handling Techniques; Single Cell Imaging; Cell; Arrays
  • Medicine: Nanomedicine; Clinical Applications of Nanotechnology; Point-of-Care Devices; Cell; Analysis Systems
  • Fundamentals: Nanofluidics; Nanoparticles; Modelling
  • Molecular Analysis: Chromatography; Separation Science; Detection Systems, Membrane-Free Separation; NMR; Mass Spectrometry
  • Systems: Integrated Platforms; Systems Engineering; Microfluidics Integration
  • Imaging: Photonics, Plasmonics, SERS
  • Cell / Tissue Engineering: Cell Growth; Cell Engineering; Scaffolds; Nanobiomaterials; Stem Cells; Regenerative Medicine; Implantable Sensors and Systems
  • Nanobiotechnology: Nanobiosensor; Nanomanipulation; Tools; Engineering Molecules and Surfaces; Self-Assembly; Molecular Motors

2017 speakers

Invited speakers:

  • Shuichi Takayama, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Chaoyong Yang, Xiamen University, China
  • Dermot Diamond, Dublin City University, IRL
  • Hywel Morgan, University of Southampton, UK
  • David Juncker, McGill University, Montreal, CA
  • Kevin Dorfman, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Robert Holyst, Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS, Warsaw, PL

+ special industry-oriented session with:

  • Luc Bousse, POC Medical Systems, USA
  • Rena Akahori, Hitachi, Japan
  • Herman Blok, Micronit, NL
  • Maximilien Guérin, Fluigent, FR
  • Ali Fallah-Araghi , Novozymes A/S, DK

The conference takes place in Montreux, Switzerland, in in beautiful hotel directly located on lake side (we changed for a new hotel this year). The participants meet in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, ideal for the creative exchange of ideas and the development of new collaborative projects. In addition, the Exhibition provides a forum for companies to present their latest developments, instruments and tools.

  • A highly focused meeting lasting 2.5 days, single track oral sessions
  • World leading plenary speakers
  • Cutting-edge work presented in posters and flash presentations
  • Prizes and awards for student’s posters
  • beautiful, relaxed and idyllic setting on the edge of Geneva Lake


Partners & sponsors 2017 :
EPFL Logo QUADRI         inartis_network          BioAlps     
Media :


Group picture of the 2017 edition  (21st edition)

Thank you for your active participation!
(2017 Chairman, Prof. Ch. Baroud,  7th from the left – and Co-chairman, Prof. S. Le Gac, 3rd from the left)

Conference program 2017:  Program