Our sponsors

We would like to acknowledge and thank the sponsors listed below, without whom the Congress would not be possible.

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Platinum sponsor | Takeda

Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetic and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines.

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Gold sponsor | Baxter

Session 1 sponsor

Through our Mission of Saving and Sustaining Lives, Baxter is committed to improving outcomes for patients, and helping healthcare professionals meet the evolving challenges and opportunities in Australia and New Zealand, and around the world. Our work includes educating patients, training healthcare professionals and sharing best practices to enhance patient safety and drive improved patient outcomes.

We offer a comprehensive portfolio of products for acute and chronic patients who are unable to take adequate oral or enteral nutrition, or require supplemental nutrition.

Our nutrition product portfolio includes several nutritionally balanced, ready-to-use parenteral nutrition formulations as well as a pharmacy workflow and compounding technology, to support more complex, individualised nutritional requirements.

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Silver sponsor | Stanford Children's Health

Lanyard and name badge sponsor

The vision of the Pediatric Transplant Center at Stanford Children’s Health is to provide the world’s best organ transplantation care to children and their families by a combination of innovation, collaboration, compassion, and perseverance.

Our Pediatric Transplant Center excels at handling the toughest challenges. We provide high-touch care to high acuity cases for children needing all types of transplants, including heart, lung, liver, kidney, intestine and combined transplants.

Our physicians and scientists are developing new ways to manage immunosuppression so that transplant patients can live longer, fuller lives. Advances in bioengineering, stem cell therapy, genetics and personalized medicine will further improve things for our young patients for years to come.

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Bronze sponsor | Fresenius Kabi

Session 3 sponsor

Fresenius Kabi is a global health care company that specialises in lifesaving medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition. Our products and services are used to help care for critically and chronically ill patients.

Our product portfolio comprises of I.V. generic drugs, infusion therapies and clinical nutrition products as well as the devices for administering these products. In the field of biosimilars, we focus on autoimmune diseases. Fresenius Kabi offers products for collection of blood components and cell therapies.

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Bronze sponsor | Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Session 2 sponsor

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is home to the Siragusa Transplantation Center. The transplant center provides superior clinical care and research in the areas of intestinal, liver, kidney, heart, and stem cell transplant. We are the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 138 year legacy of excellence.


Bronze sponsor | UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Conference app sponsor

Regionally, nationally, and globally, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a leader in the treatment of childhood conditions and diseases, a pioneer in the development of new and improved therapies, and a top educator of the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. With generous community support, UPMC Children’s Hospital has fulfilled this mission since its founding in 1890. UPMC Children’s is named consistently to several elite lists of pediatric hospitals, including ranking on the prestigious U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals for 2021-2022.

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Associate sponsor | Hanmi Pharm

Hanmi Pharm established in 1973 has a motto ‘to develop better drugs for precious lives’ and to advance to the global market as a representative of the Korean Pharmaceutical industry by focusing on R&D. Hanmi’s first mission, ‘respect for human life, value creation’, is creating new values to keep everyone’s health and improve their quality of life. Hanmi makes strenuous and enthusiastic efforts to develop treatments for diabetes, obesity, cancer, autoimmune and rare disease to keep everyone’s health and improve their quality of life.

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Associate sponsor | MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute

MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute’s Center for Intestinal Care and Transplantation is a leader in intestinal transplantation and rehabilitation. We perform the highest volume of intestinal transplants in the nation—approximately 20% of all intestinal transplants performed in the U.S. We have the highest volume program over the last decade, performing 181 transplants.

Our overall outcomes are superb and we are the only SRTR 5-tier program for one-year pediatric survival in a 750 mile radius.

The care we provide for patients extends well beyond transplantation. In fact, we specialize in treating the most complex cases of intestinal failure, offering intestinal rehabilitation as well as medical and surgical treatments to help patients avoid transplantation whenever possible.

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Associate sponsor | TauroPharm

In 2000, TauroPharm GmbH was founded as a German company specialising in medical devices with antimicrobial, antibiofilm and antiocclusive efficacy.

Based on its innovative products, we aim to develop more effective ways to prevent catheter-associated complications – ranging from blood clotting to fatal infections.

Throughout this process, improving the patient’s quality of life remains our top priority.

Since there is an urgent need for our products, especially in light of the steadily increasing number of antibiotics-resistant pathogens, TauroLock is recommended in interdisciplinary national and international guidelines.

All products have been investigated in independent scientific studies with excellent study results.