For its15th edition, Forum Labo Paris confirmed its attractiveness and its status as a major technical and scientific meeting of research and innovation, bringing together for three days 340 exhibitors (up 15% vs 2017) and 8,750 visitors (up 2% vs. 2017).
"This 2019 edition took place in a buoyant business climate with a record number of business meetings. The highly qualitative profile of our visitors lives up to our offer and the many innovations presented in previews. We are extremely proud that all participants in Forum Labo Paris 2019 have once again contributed to making this show a must-attend event in the laboratory market," said Daniel Weizmann, President of Forum Labo.
The show, a real business meeting for the laboratory profession, recorded a record of more than 1,000 targeted and qualified Lab'Meetings, organized ahead of the show (vs 700 in 2017).
The free platform for connecting exhibitors with visitors attracts more and more publishing in publishing. Simple and efficient, it allows visitors to save time by following a well-established appointment schedule, initiate new collaborations and meet the right people to make their projects a reality very quickly. This tends to make the show even more professional.
With 83% of visitors reporting a decisive role in the procurement process, decision makers in purchasing laboratory equipment and equipment were well on their way.
The CIFL event once again brought together the entire laboratory ecosystem: large, medium and small businesses, startups, researchers, students, scientific societies but also buyers and laboratory technicians from the public sector or the pharmaceutical, chemical, agri-food, cosmetic and biotechnology industries... To think and shape the laboratory of tomorrow.
Forum Labo Paris attests to the dynamism and motivation of exhibitors to come together and showcase their know-how through the 184 new products presented, including 37% world premieres and 17% European premieres.
Innovation has more than ever been one of the pillars of this edition with the presentation of the 2019 Innovation Awards, which highlighted the efforts and technological and scientific creativity of the profession.
Beyond the scientific contribution, the aim of Forum Labo Paris is to address the major societal and forward-looking themes in the context of the inaugural conference. This year, Etienne Klein, through his analysis of the notion of progress through time, questioned the many participants in the conference by feeding their thoughts on the concept of innovation.