Industry sessions

Participants at ECNP CongressThe official deadline to apply for Industry Sessions was 18 January 2023.
If you have questions or interest in organising an Industry Session, please contact us via e-mail.

Companies and organisations involved in clinical and pre-clinical research, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the brain looking for scientifically driven engagement with the participants of the 36th ECNP Congress could apply for Industry Satellite Symposia, Industry Mini Sessions and Industry Interactive Discussions. The Industry Product Theatre and Industry Case Study are commercial industry sessions and aim at offering opportunities to promote your product.

Other Industry Sessions
If you have ideas for other types of industry sessions please contact us for feasibility and a price offer.

For all information regarding industry sessions and what is included in the prices, please read the ECNP Industry Guidelines.

How to apply
Companies interested in organising industry sessions had to submit their application via the industry session application form.
During the application process, the following information needed to be provided:

  • Title of the session
  • Titles of the presentation(s), if applicable
  • Speakers/experts
  • Chair, if applicable
  • Outline of the session
  • Searchable session topic(s)
  • Preferences of times slots

Industry Satellite Symposia (ISS)
Scientifically oriented Industry Satellite Symposia (90 minutes with a maximum of 1 chair and 4 speakers) with a well-balanced programme (e.g. not concentrating on one specific medication) may be organised.

Industry Satellite Symposia are not organised in parallel with the official ECNP scientific programme and their programmes will be reviewed for balance and rigour by the Scientific Programme Committee (SPC). The room has a standard room set-up in theatre style.

These industry sessions are presented at the congress venue for in-person participants and are livestreamed on the online platform for the virtual participants. The livestreamed sessions will be recorded and made available after the congress to registered participants for on-demand viewing for a three-month period. After the congress, the recordings are also provided to the organiser of the industry session for enduring material.

 Industry Satellite Symposia time slots*  
 Saturday 7 October 2023      11.15-12.45  
 13.30-15.00
 Max. 4 in parallel  
 Max. 4 in parallel 
 Sunday 8 October 2023  08.30-10.00  Max. 4 in parallel 
 Monday 9 October 2023  08.30-10.00  Max. 4 in parallel
 Tuesday 10 October 2023   08.30-10.00  Max. 4 in parallel

*The above time slots are indicative and may change slightly. Companies applying for these industry sessions will receive the final time slot allocation by e-mail before 5 April 2023.

The Industry Satellite Symposium has a fixed fee of EUR 66,000 (excl. VAT).

Industry Mini Sessions (IMS)
These well-balanced scientifically oriented mini sessions (45 minutes with a maximum of 1 chair and 2 speakers) take place outside the official ECNP scientific programme and programmes will be reviewed for balance and rigour by the Scientific Programme Committee (SPC). The room has a standard room set-up in theatre style.

These industry sessions are presented at the congress venue for in-person participants and are livestreamed on the congress platform for the virtual participants. The livestreamed sessions will be recorded and made available after the congress to registered participants for on-demand viewing for a three-months period. After the congress, the recordings are also provided to the organiser of the industry session for enduring material.

 Industry Mini Session time slots* 
 Saturday 7 October 2023    09.45-10.30    Max. 4 in parallel  
 Sunday 8 October 2023  18.00-18.45  Max. 4 in parallel 
 Monday 9 October 2023  18.00-18.45  Max. 4 in parallel 

*The above time slots are indicative and may change slightly. Companies applying for these industry sessions will receive the final time slot allocation by e-mail before 5 April 2023.

The Industry Mini Session has a fixed fee of EUR 44,000 (excl. VAT).

Industry Interactive Discussions (IID)
These interactive sessions (30 minutes with 1 or 2 experts) offer companies the opportunity to move from commercially oriented exposure to more focused, scientifically driven engagement with participants. This format allows for close interaction with participants on a specific topic. The topic is framed by experts for 6-7 minutes, then the remainder of the time is devoted to discussion with the audience. Each Industry Interactive Discussion will be reviewed by the Scientific Programme Committee (SPC). They take place in parallel with the official ECNP scientific programme.

To facilitate discussion with the audience the capacity of the room is about 80 pax. These sessions are only for in-person participants, taking place at the congress venue and will not be livestreamed via the online platform or recorded.

 Industry Interactive Discussions time slots*
 Sunday 8 October 2023        10.15-10.45  
 11.15-11.45
 13.20-13.50
 14.25-14.55
 15.30-16.00 
 Max. 1 session  
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Monday 9 October 2023
 10.15-10.45
 11.15-11.45
 13.20-13.50
 14.25-14.55
 15.30-16.00
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Tuesday 10 October 2023   10.15-10.45
 11.15-11.45
 13.20-13.50
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session


*The above time slots are indicative and may change slightly. Companies applying for these industry sessions will receive the final time slot allocation by e-mail before 5 April 2023.

The Industry Interactive Discussion has a fixed fee of EUR 22,000 (excl. VAT).

Industry Product Theatre (IPT)
These high-value sessions (30 minutes with a maximum of 1 speaker) provide a podium for industry to present to participants on a broad range of issues, including new treatment approaches, medical devices, digital health apps, the uses of specific medications, clinical insights, innovative services and product demonstrations. The programme will be reviewed by the Scientific Programme Committee (SPC).

Industry Product Theatre sessions are not interactive sessions (no Q&A is included). They are presented at the congress venue for in-person participants (for about 80 pax.) and are livestreamed on the online platform for the virtual participants. The livestreamed sessions will be recorded and made available after the congress to registered participants for on-demand viewing for a three-month period. After the congress, the recordings are also provided to the organiser of the industry session as enduring material.

 Industry Product Theatre time slots*
 Sunday 8 October 2023         10.45-11.15  
 13.50-14.20
 15.00-15.30
 16.20-16.50 
 Max. 1 session  
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Monday 9 October 2023
 10.45-11.15
 13.50-14.20
 15.00-15.30
 16.20-16.50
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Tuesday 10 October 2023   10.45-11.15
 13.50-14.20
 15.00-15.30
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session


*The above time slots are indicative and may change slightly. Companies applying for these industry sessions will receive the final time slot allocation by e-mail before 5 April 2023.

The Industry Product Theatre has a fixed fee of EUR 27,500 (excl. VAT).

Industry Case Study (ICS)
These interactive sessions (30 minutes with 1 or 2 experts) provide participants with the opportunity to discuss the application of medicines, devices, and/or treatment strategies in real-world clinical settings. After a 6-7 minute introduction, the session focuses on interactive discussion and problem-solving with the industry expert(s). Each Industry Case Study will be reviewed by the Scientific Programme Committee (SPC). They take place in parallel with the official ECNP scientific programme. To facilitate discussion with the audience the capacity of the room is limited to around 80 people. These sessions are only for in-person participants, taking place at the congress venue and will not be livestreamed via the online platform or recorded.

 Industry Case Study time slots*
 Sunday 8 October 2023        10.45-11.15   
 13.50-14.20
 15.00-15.30
 16.20-16.50 
 Max. 1 session  
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Monday 9 October 2023
 10.45-11.15
 13.50-14.20
 15.00-15.30
 16.20-16.50
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Tuesday 10 October 2023   10.45-11.15
 13.50-14.20
 15.00-15.30
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session
 Max. 1 session


*The above time slots are indicative and may change slightly. Companies applying for these industry sessions will receive the final time slot allocation by e-mail before 5 April 2023.

The Industry Case Study has a fixed fee of EUR 27,500 (excl. VAT).