The International Conference on Microneedles 2018 provides a unique international forum for academics and industry involved in the design, development, application and clinical translation of microneedle technology. The conference includes keynote presentations from leaders in the field interspersed with poster sessions and opportunities for networking where researchers at all levels can interact.

The 5th International Microneedle Conference

This years conference is being co-organised by Microdermics Inc. and the University of British Columbia and will be held from 29th May - 1st of June 2018 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Microneedles 2018 continues a series of conferences that are the premier forum for reporting research results in microneedle technology. The conference offers invited talks as well as contributed oral presentations and posters.

We anticipate over 300 worldwide scientists and professionals engaged in research on and the use of microneedle technology.

This website provides interested parties with information about the conference programme, sponsors and how you can contribute to the event, as well as practical advice on travel and accommodation.


Registration for the 5th International Conference on Microneedles will be open soon. Prepaid registration fees will start at CA $300 for postdocs and CA $600 for general attendees.

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should be one page in length and we encourage the inclusion of a figure. Instructions for abstract preparation and submission will be posted here in December 2017.

Get updated when registration opens, on the included Gala events and programming, abstract submission, and on general conference developments by signing up for our email updates via the link below.


The program is under development now. Check back soon. 

"Sponsor" by Jason Taellious

"Sponsor" by Jason Taellious


Sponsors make this conference possible. Click here to learn more.

"Typing" by Sebastien Wiertz

"Typing" by Sebastien Wiertz

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