November 13-15, 2017   

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 Invited speakers

(list in construction: more to come soon…)
  • Shuichi Takayama, University of Michigan, USA
  • Sarah Koester, Göttingen University, DE
  • Manuel Thery, CEA- Hopital St-Louis, Paris, F
  • David Juncker, McGill University, Montreal, CA
  • Chaoyong Yang, Xiamen University, China
  • Dermot Diamond, Dublin City University, IRL
  • Luc Bousse, POC Medical Systems, USA


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


Memories of 2016 edition  (20th anniversary)

Group photo 2016

A big thank to all participants and to people who helped in organisation of this fantastic event in2016
(2016 Chairman, Prof. J. West,  is the person with horns of moose: try to find him in the picture…)

2016 Invited speakers

  • Christophe Vieu, INSA, LAAS-CNRS, F
  • Wouter van der Wijngaart, KTH, Stockholm, SE
  • Margarita Staykova, Durham University, UK
  • Nathalie Picollet D’hahan, CEA Grenoble, F
  • Walter Reisner, McGill University, Montreal, CA
  • Jurriaan Huskens, Twente University, NL
  • Andrew de Mello, ETH, Zürich, CH
  • Martin Fischlechner, Southampton University, UK
  • Huidan Zhang, Harvard University, USA

Conference program 2016 :  Program

Partners & sponsors 2016 :