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ILMAC is a specialist forum for the entire chemical and life sciences industry, from research and development to the finished product, covering the pharma, biotechnology, food, cosmetics, agricultural, environment and plastics sectors. Manufacturers, vendors and distributors offer products and services in the following areas:

  • Laboratory supplies: facilities, equipment, consumables
  • Analytics: analytical equipment and procedures
  • Semi-finished products, laboratory chemicals
  • Information technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Planning and implementation, engineering, management
  • Plants: process-related equipment and systems
  • Process and environmental engineering
  • Water for injection purposes
  • Pharmaceutical packaging: Primary and secondary packaging
  • Quality control and validation
  • Environmentally friendly disposal


ILMAC offers the perfect platform to learn about the latest products, meet potential partners, and strengthen existing business contacts. Visitors represent a wide range of professional groups from the chemical and life sciences industries, with a focus on the pharma, biotechnology, food, cosmetics, agricultural, environment and plastics sectors. They are involved in the entire production chain, from research and development to the finished product:

  • Research and development
  • Laboratory and project management
  • Laboratory staff
  • Buyers
  • Service providers and consultants
  • Plant designers and constructors
  • Engineering personnel
  • Production and technical personnel
  • Operations, production, disposal and maintenance managers
  • University and technical college graduates


Exhibitors Basel

450 exhibitors

Visitors Basel

10'000 visitors

Focus 1

Sustainable Technology: Focus on Switzerland's pioneering role

Focus 2

News on the topic of Industry 4.0 from Swiss industry

Visitors Basel

68% of visitors come from Switzerland

Decision-makers Basel

76% of visitors have a key role in the decision-making process.

Returning visitors Basel

77% of visitors want to come to the fair again

Exhibitor satisfaction Basel

94% of exhibitors are satisfied with the trade fair.

Would you like to stay up to date on laboratory and process technology 365 days a year? No problem thanks to the ILMAC 365 platform. 

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On ILMAC 365, leading suppliers publish their innovations, videos, expertise, events and much more. Thanks to ILMAC Community, you can now stay informed 365 days a year.

Learn more about ILMAC 365