ESCMID Pipeline Corner

ESCMID offers small innovative pharmaceutical companies with early-stage antimicrobial therapies in development a platform at ECCMID to present their products to a wider audience.

Pipeline Corners at ECCMID 2021

Therapeutics Pipeline Corner

Chair: Ursula Theuretzbacher, Austria



  • ENABLE; Frederik Deroose, Belgium
  • Uppsala University; Douglas Huseby, Sweden
  • Myxobiotics; Thomas Hesterkamp, Germany
  • University of Oxford; Jürgen Brem, United Kingdom
  • Evotec, TriBE program; Cédric Couturier, France
  • Oxford Antibiotic Group; Alexander Pretsch, United Kingdom


Diagnostics Pipeline Corner

Chair: Till Bachmann, United Kingdom



  • Novel Microdevices; Andrea Pais, United States
  • Fraunhofer UK Research; Mark Scullion, United Kingdom
  • Imspex Medical; Michael Graz, United Kingdom
  • FluoretiQ Limited; James Preece, United Kingdom
  • Module; Sachin Dubey, India
  • BioAmp Diagnostics; Tara DeBoer, United Kingdom

Health-I-Care Pipeline Corner at ECCMID 2019

ECCMID Pipeline Corner moderator: Alexander W. Friedrich, Netherlands & Corinna Glasner, Netherlands

  • Kristin Klar
    • Hand hygiene at German primary schools - first results of an interdisciplinary proje
  • Michel E. van der Rest
    • The development of a POCT rapid test technology to identify pan-resistant microorganisms
  • Erik Toonen
    • EcHECk - research on a fast and reliable test for the detection of EHEC infections
  • Heiman Wertheim
    • Easy to read agar screening plates to facilitate culture-guided antibiotic prophylaxis for prostate biopsies

Therapeutics Pipeline Corner at ECCMID 2019

ECCMID Pipeline Corner moderator: Ursula Theuretzbacher, Vienna, Austria

  • Procarta Biosystems, Andrew Lightfoot
  • Centauri Therapeutics, Jennifer Schneider
  • ContraFect Corporation, Raymond Schuch
  • Entasis Therapeutics, Manos Perros
  • Summit Therapeutics, Richard Vickers
  • Deinove, Georges Gaudriault
  • Combioxin, Samareh Lajaunias
  • SetLance, Alessandro Pini


Presenting companies at ECCMID 2018

ECCMID Pipeline Corner moderator: Ursula Theuretzbacher, Vienna, Austria

  • Antabio, France
  • VenatoRx Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Bugworks Research, India
  • Forge Therapeutics, United States
  • Polyphor, Switzerland
  • Cube Dx, Austria
  • Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP)
  • European Investment Bank's Infectious Disease Finance Facility
  • Pew Trust's SPARK platform

Presenting companies at ECCMID 2017


•    AiCuris GmbH, Germany (ePoster only)
•    Allecra Therapeutics GmbH, Germany
•    Arsanis Biosciences, Austria/United States
•    Cantab Anti-infectives Ltd, United Kingdom
•    Centauri Therapeutics Ltd, United Kingdom (ePoster only)
•    Naicons Srl., Italy
•    NovaBiotics Ltd, United Kingdom
•    Phico Therapeutics Ltd, United Kingdom
•    Scynexis Inc., United States (ePoster only)
•    Septeos, France (ePoster only)
•    Synthetic Biologics Inc., United States
•    TAXIS Pharmaceuticals Inc., United States

Presenting companies at ECCMID 2016

  • BioVersys, Switzerland
  • Melinta, United States
  • Deutsches Zentrum für Infektionsforschung, Germany
  • Discuva, United Kingdom
  • Cidara, United States
  • Spero, United States
  • ABAC Therapeutics, Spain
  • Biovertis, Germany
  • Nabriva, Austria
  • Vitas Pharma, India

Pipeline Corner at ECCMID 2015

The dedicated Pipeline Corner at ECCMID 2015 generated great interest among the research community, larger pharmaceutical companies, service providers, venture capital firms, and the press. The display of electronic posters has proved to be the starting point for promising discussions and meetings throughout the conference.

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The posters can be found in our eLibrary under this link.