Thanks to our sponsors at the CBM12:

The Biognos AB is a Swedish company specialized in computational drug design. We provide customized services in molecular modeling as well as ligand-based and structure-based virtual screenings using large compound libraries. At Biognos we have a special competence in the design of glycomimetic inhibitors and the simulation of glycoproteins. We provide cost-efficient solutions with strict confidentiality and no claim on IP rights. http://www.biognos.se
logohr1200 The Caisson Biotech has developed a novel heparosan-based drug delivery platform, HEPtune, to enhance the performance of therapeutics. Heparosan is a naturally occurring sugar polymer with low risk of toxicity and immunogenicity.
Carbosynth are a global supplier of carbohydrates, nucleosides and niche fine chemicals to scientists from the pharmaceutical and biotech communities. With more than 7,500 carbohydrates, nucleosides and fine chemicals for R&D, and many produced in bulk, Carbosynth have an extensive range and are continually developing new products and extending their catalogue. They have distribution hubs in Compton, UK, San Diego, USA and Suzhou, China and our dedicated teams of chemists and analysts support our catalogue and strive to provide products on time and in specification every time. More information: sales@carbosynth.com, http://www.carbosynth.com
logohr1200 The ESAB is the EFB Section on applied biocatalysis. The mission of the Section is to promote the development of applied biocatalysis throughout Europe. Applied biocatalysis is the development through science and engineering of useful biological catalysts and their commercial applications.
Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd  is one of the leading food manufacturers, including confectionaries, processed food, ice cream, processed food, dairy products and baby formula, food ingredients and raw materials for cosmetic and health product, based in Osaka, Japan. Founded in 1922, the business started from the product ”Glico” caramel which is a caramel with nutritious item “Glycogen”. Glico’s product is adhered to the corporate philosophy of “Enhancing Public Health Through Food.” Glico is now operating in about 30 countries and areas, worldwide.
Megazyme  is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of analytical reagents, enzymes and assay kits for the food, feed, dairy and wine industries.  Megazyme is unique in being the only company worldwide specifically developing and supplying diagnostic test kits and reagents for the beverage, cereals, dairy, food, feed, fermentation, biofuel and wine industries. From the company’s inception as a manufacturer of test kits and reagents, Megazyme has become a globally recognised leader in the development of new testing methods for carbohydrates and enzymes for the cereals and related industries.
NZYTech  is devoted to serve academic, pharmaceutical and other industrial partners, working in the fields of Enzyme & Protein Technology, Food Analysis, Molecular Biology and Diagnostics, by supplying genes, enzymes and kits for the most demanding processes. NZYTech is a leader in gene synthesis and protein expression technologies. In addition, NZYTech supports research in carbohydrate engineering by supplying a library of several hundreds of different CAZymes and CBMs displaying a diversity of substrate/ligand specificities.
Founded in 1990, ProZyme, Inc. is based in Hayward CA and offers products and services to customers at biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and academic institutions across the world. ProZyme’s flagship product line is an extensive glycobiology reagent portfolio, alongside streptavidin, phycobiliprotein and conjugate offerings. For more information about ProZyme, please visit http://www.prozyme.com.
Join the Sweet Revolution in Biopharma Characterization
Therapeutic glycoproteins require extensive characterization to ensure drug quality, similarity, safety, and efficacy. Thermo Fisher Scientific provide complete solutions for glycan profiling of biopharmaceuticals and biosimilars; including workflows for monosaccharides, sialic acids, released glycans, glycopeptides and intact glycoforms. For more information visit http://www.thermofisher.com/glycans
world_courier_cmyk World Courier designs and executes world-class logistics processes that mitigate risk, maximize the return on R&D investments and advance medicine. No other specialty logistics company has the experienced personnel, global offices and in-market expertise required to ensure the optimal handling, transport, and delivery of vital health care products.



The CBM12 is jointly organised by the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib), the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU) and the Graz University of Technology.

Are you curious about the CBM12 or interested in sponsoring? Don’t hesitate and feel free to ask at:

Tanja Schärfl, acib GmbH, scico@acib.at