New Industries Require New Insight 

The microbiome and its role in human health represents a paradigm shift in how medicines will be developed. The PRI was founded to make Microbiotic Medicinal Products a therapeutic reality in Europe.

A Unique Collaborative Approach

The PRI, as a neutral and financially independent non-profit association, applies a unique collaborative approach to improve market access and provide technical and regulatory intelligence for its members.

The Future of Human Health

The PRI believes that the microbiome is the future of human medicine. Our members have a stake in regulatory, technical and collaboration efforts of the microbiome & human health space. 

Board Members 

President

Yakult Europe

Bruno Pot

Yakult Europe

Vice-President

Johnson-Johnson

Colette Shortt

Johnson-Johnson

Vice-President

YUN Probiotherapy

Ingmar Claes

YUN Probiotherapy

Vice-President

Astel Medica

Nail Nasir

Astel Medica

Treasurer

Biose

Stanislas Desjonquères

Biose

Secretary

VetAgro-Sup

Laurent Rios

VetAgro-Sup

Member

Université d'Auvergne

Monique Alric

Université d’Auvergne

Member

Accelsiors CRO

Helene Cvejic

Accelsiors CRO

Member

POSTECH

Sin-Hyeog Im

POSTECH

Member

Symbiopharm

Joachim Solfronk

Symbiopharm

Board Members 

Chr. Hansen

Charlotte Hemmingsen

Chr. Hansen
Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Alejandra Fernandez Oria

Ferring Pharmaceuticals
LNC Therapeutics

Sandrine Claus

LNC Therapeutics
Biofortis Mérieux NutriSciences

Etienne Casal

Biofortis Mérieux NutriSciences
IPSEN Pharma

Pascal Molimard

IPSEN Pharma
5QBD-Biotech

Frédérique Vieville

5QBD-Biotech
ProDigest

Massimo Marzorati

ProDigest
Probiotical

Luca Mogna

Probiotical
ADM Protexin

Garikai Midzi

ADM Protexin
Lallemand Health Solutions

Audrey Bru

Lallemand Health Solutions

Our Team

Magali

Magali

Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Director
Joseph

Joseph

Business Development & Member Services
Alice

Alice

Regulatory Affairs Associate 
Nick

Nick

Pharmabiotics Event Director

Our Members

Start Ups

Start Ups

Biotechs

Biotechs

Investors

Investors

CROs

CROs

Research Institutions

Research Institutions

LBP Developers

LBP Developers

CDMOs

CDMOs

Big Pharma

Big Pharma

Membership in the PRI plays an important role in several of our members’ development & marketing strategies. 

Intelligence

Intelligence

Development Planning

Development Planning

Networking

Networking

Scientific Foresight

Scientific Foresight

Investment

Investment

What are Microbiotic Medicinal Products (MMPs)?

The PRI defines MMPs as any medicinal product containing living, dead or fragments…, of components of the microbiome (i.e. bacteria, yeasts, phages, etc…) with the purpose to prevent or treat human diseases through a pharmacological, microbiological, neurological, immunological or metabolic mode of action, or make a medical diagnosis.

Inactivated Cells

Inactivated Cells

LBPs

LBPs

FMTs

FMTs

Phages

Phages

The PRI is a non-profit, Pro-industry group, dedicated to bringing Microbiotic Medicinal Products to market in Europe.

Expertise

Expertise

Patients/Health

Patients/Health

Medicine

Medicine

Synergy

Synergy

Find out more about the PRI from some of her members…

  • “…I am deeply convinced that if we grow our microbiotic medicinal products business, all companies and universities and academics should gather to create a new kind of offer to better treat patients.” Stanislas Desjonquères

  • “We had been thinking for sometime that the regulatory structure of probiotics was not satisfactory – probiotics had evolved from fermented foods – but really it fits more comfortably in the medicinal sector.” Peter Cartwright

  • “…for a Pharma company like Ferring, we really understand and think that next step will be developing Pharmabiotics in a true ‘Pharma’ way, and the PRI is in our opinion is the key partner and leader in Europe.” Jaimé Lopez

  • “The possibility to link up the academic world as well as the industry world in the PRI is really a very interesting option.” Bruno Pot

  • “…I’m really glad to be a part of these Task Groups – at the moment the PRI activities indeed for our company is something really relevant.” Marco Pané

  • “Probiotical has been with the PRI since the very beginning – and we’re very happy about our investment, as it is more and more important for developing Live Biotherapeutic Products.” Nina Vinot

  • “We are interested in the way the PRI is working with industrials, academics and Regulatory bodies to construct this market for pharmabiotics.” Etienne Nouguez

  • “…in fact the European aspect grew and grew for the PRI…an association that began with French roots has now become a truly European organization.” Massimo Marzorati 

One-to-One Partnering

Microbiome dedicated one-to-one partnering forum. Schedule 20+ meetings with decision makers from Academia & Industry.

Conference

30+ presentations covering topics such as Cancer, Gut-Lung Axis, Urogenital as well as Regulatory Affairs and Market Trends.

Exhibition

Tailor suited solutions for your business needs. Promote your products and services to the Global Microbiome Community.

Innovation Showcase

Start-ups, spin-offs, academics & entrepreneurs present the latest innovations of microbiome products, services and research.

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