Logo September 27 – 28, 2021, Berlin, Titanic Chaussee Berlin

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The 10th edition of Pharma MES 2021 – the leading event on MES & pharma manufacturing!
Hybrid 2021 – Both live in Berlin and online via our digital event platform hubs101, the leading Pharma MES event brings together more than 150 top MES, manufacturing IT, and operations experts from the biopharma industry. Join now and discuss MES implementation, paperless manufacturing, and operational intelligence with your peers.

Highlights Pharma MES 2021 Speaker Panel

Highlights at Pharma MES 2020

SDNC! Our Smart Distancing & Networking Concept

Hybrid-Conference-Experience! Discover the most interactive and hybrid conference concept in the industry!

The 2021 Pharma MES at a glance

Exclusive and safe networking - to ensure the safety & health of our community also in 2021, we are restricting the maximum number of participants to 150


Where else can you find so many projects, MES & IT budgets and pharma manufacturing leads under the same roof?

Get involved as a business partner as our events are a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with 150 key prospects in 2021. Pharma MES offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to our MES community:

  • QA/QC Leaders & Validation Supervisors
  • MES Director/Manager/Project Manager
  • Site Heads & Manufacturing/Operations Executives
  • Process Engineering & Automation
  • Director/Head of IT

We call it Multi-Touchpoint-Networking:

The 3 days event is a unique combination of inspirational keynotes, well-moderated, interactive World Cafés, Challenge your Peers sessions, a pre-event deep dive Workshop, Icebreakers – and much more.

Be part of our exclusive platform that explores business models, case studies, actionplans and profitability, and identify gaps that hide opportunities, chances and potential solutions for your technical and business challenges.

We look forward to welcoming you in Berlin!

It's co-located! – Pharma TRACKTS! 2021 – Making Track & Trace Work – Serialization Beyond Compliance

Bring your serialization team! First class pharma manufacturing is a team effort:

Co-located with the Pharma MES, the 6th annual Pharma TRACKTS! 2021 conference will look into best practice serialization life cycle management and its value beyond company compliance. Taking projects from pilot to daily operation, track&trace in anti-counterfeiting, thinking beyond systems and working on functions basis, and a variety of other topics will shed light on what comes after the deadlines and what to do, now serialization is here.

The ideal way to take advantage of everything we have to offer at the conference and customize your learning and networking as  a team experience.


Not sponsors… the Pharma MES is a unique event in the business & technology world due to the relationship we have with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience.

Position your business as a thought leader at Pharma MES. Join our 2021 partners today!

Best chance to meet my industry.
Carsten Holm Pedersen
Important mindset with future visions of MES come together
Wolfgang Dedden
Bayer AG
The best event of the year for all MES professionals.
Fu Chin Lim
Great opportunity to share experiences, best practices and learn MES Industry standards and path forward!
Susana Martinez Gaya
Excellent event with very good presenters and a very large representation of the MES market.
Steve Bourgeois

Key Topics at Pharma MES 2021 – Implementation Roadmap

  1. Define your MES deployment roadmap and get everyone on the shop floor on the same page for a successful implementation.
  2. Get the latest updates on regulatory compliance and learn how MES can prevent data integrity issues with incorporated ALCOA+ functionalities.
  3. Choose your MES Delivery Model and discuss advantages of edge, hybrid and cloud solutions for establishing secure systems for all operations data and one version of the “truth”.
  4. Learn how MES can provide quality information simultaneously in real-time to reduce errors and paperwork and detect exceptions earlier, resulting in ‘Right First Time’ manufacturing practices and faster product release.
  5. Get a head start on lean manufacturing, operational excellence and use the MES real-time overview on KPI’s and performance for shorter release times, increased production capacity and multiple batch/shift production and inventory management in the supply chain.
  6. Evaluate E2E data integration with adjacent systems and establish a seamless flow of data between the shopfloor, MES and ERP.

Key Topics at Pharma MES 2021 – Mature MES & Operational Challenges

  1. Benchmark digital manufacturing strategies and your roadmap towards Pharma 4.0.
  2. Learn how IIoT Applications and MES can benefit from each other and next steps towards technical and organizational alignment.
  3. Discuss the various challenges with MES updates, migration & standardization and the entire life cycle management of your solution.
  4. Upgrade your knowledge on how an MES combined with dynamic EBRs can bring value beyond digitized paper-based workflows and improved recordkeeping, e.g. review-by-exception functionalities.
  5. Venture into manufacturing control strategies and considerations for how to approach a manufacturing control strategy implementation with MES.
  6. Explore MES Designs for advanced data analytics and machine learning in the digital factory.

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!



Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.


World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.


Challenge your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges


Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.

100 Minutes

Pre-qualified One2One Meetings with matched partners and from delegate to delegate. Use the Business Matchmaking function in your Event App “hubs101” in advance to arrange your meetings.


Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find – Match – Connect


Meet! Pharma MES

Discover who else is participating in Pharma MES Berlin. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.


Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.



Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.


Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.


Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee and… NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.


Tweetback & Connect

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.


Pharma 4.0 Award

we.CONECT gives you the opportunity to showcase your work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for all size companies to showcase their MES related innovation of the year – whether your project revolves around IoT integration into MES, connecting the shopfloor or other departments with MES, or bringing new technology into your stack, leveraging MES application in your company.

Venue: Titanic Chaussee Berlin