On behalf of the European Society for Animal Cell Technology I am delighted to invite you to join us in Lisboa, Portugal, for the 27th ESACT meeting to be held from 26th-29th June 2022.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemics, our conference, previously planned for June 2021, was postponed to 2022. This decision was based primarily on the responsibility the ESACT committees for the health and well-being of all ESACT conference attendees, participating in the networking that plays a key role in the success of ESACT conferences.

In 2022, ESACT will be celebrating 46 years since the first conference. ESACT2022 motto (Advanced Cell Technologies: Making Protein, Cell, and Gene Therapies a Reality) reflects all the challenges set out with the establishment of ESACT for advancing the implementation and use of technologies that revolutionise a medical revolution. As at previous ESACT conferences, the program will be designed to provide access to the latest innovations, advances, tools and equipment in Cell Technology.