Major Sponsors


At AbbVie, we have the expertise of a proven pharmaceutical leader and the focus and passion of an entrepreneur and innovator. The result is something rare in health care today – a global biopharmaceutical company that has the ability to discover and advance innovative therapies and meet the health needs of people and societies around the globe.

Bayer Pharmaceuticals

The Pharmaceuticals Division, our largest in terms of sales, is focused on the following areas in which we aim to make decisive contributions to medical progress: oncology, cardiology and hematology, gynecology, neurology, infectious diseases, men’s health, ophthalmology, and diagnostic imaging.


GENFIT is a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of developing therapeutic and diagnostic solutions to address high unmet patient needs in metabolic and inflammatory diseases, with a particular focus on the liver and gastroenterology.


Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need.


MSD is a global healthcare leader working to address unmet health needs. We provide innovative medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products to help improve health and well-being. We work with customers in 140 countries to deliver broad-based healthcare solutions. The company is known as Merck in the United States and Canada. Everywhere else, we are known as MSD.


We provide expertise and 'know how' in Europe to develop, commercialise and manufacture products that offer real value to payers, healthcare professionals and patients.


Intercept is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat progressive non-viral liver diseases. Founded in 2002 in New York, New York, Intercept now has operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia.

Regular Sponsors

Dr. Falk

Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH is an independent family firm based in Freiburg im Breisgau. In spite of its international presence, Dr. Falk Pharma and its 200 staff are still closely linked with the Freiburg region and the University of Freiburg. Our company specializes in the development and sales of medication for indications in hepatology and gastroenterology. These, mainly prescription drugs, are sold not only in Germany but also in a further 65 countries, often in co-operation with local partners but in some cases also via our own subsidiary companies.


Echosens is an innovative high-technology company offering a full range of products and services supporting physicians in their assessment and management of patients with chronic liver diseases.