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.

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Conference Program

Download a PDF of the full Conference Program by clicking on the image to the right.

Getting Around

Below is a map of UBC Campus for ease of access to various events. Please contact us if you require additional assistance.


The 5th International Microneedle Conference is co-organized by The University of British Columbia and Microdermics Inc.


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