Deadline for early bird registration
15 June 2017



Industry partners

The following industry symposia will take place during the 50th ESPN congress:

Thursday 7th
13:00-14:00        Fresenius Medical Care
17:00-18:00        Kyowa Kirin
17:00-18:00        Orphan Europe – Recordati

Friday 8th
7:45-8:45             Fresenius Medical Care
13:30-14:30         Advicenne

ESPN is proud to partner with the following companies and other organisations, and very grateful for their financial support towards the 50th annual conference. 

Please visit company booths in Hall 2 during the break periods.
Click here for the exhibition hall plan.

Industry partners

Charitable and not-for-profit partners



Industry partners



Orphan Europe, part of the Recordati Group is a unique pharmaceutical company dedicated to rare diseases.  Since 1990 we have specialized in bringing orphan drugs to market using big thinking and extensive know-how.  We are committed to improving the diagnosis and management of these diseases by strengthening collaboration and building expert networks.  Patients and their families are central to our planning, our thinking and our actions.

Orphan Europe is a leading company involved in the treatment of nephropathic cystinosis.
Join us for our satellite symposium on Thursday 7th September at 5.30pm.
Please visit us at stand …..

We take rare diseases personally.




Kyowa Kirin International PLC, a subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Kirin (KHK), is a rapidly growing specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for the treatment of unmet therapeutic needs in Europe and the United States. Ultragenyx is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing to market novel products for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare diseases, with a focus on serious, debilitating genetic diseases.








Advicenne is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of paediatric friendly therapeutics for the treatment of orphan renal and neurological diseases. Advicenne develops potential treatments targeting critical unmet needs of orphan diseases in collaboration with Key Opinion Leaders.

In Nephrology, Advicenne developed ADV7103, an innovative oral formulation that is currently being evaluated in a pivotal Phase III trial in Europe in children and adults to address distal Renal Tubular Acidosis (dRTA). Preliminary Phase III clinical data will be presented in an oral presentation during session “Understanding tubular physiology to improve patient care”.

We will be also very pleased to welcome you to our satellite symposium on Friday 8th September at 1pm.









Vitaflo® International Ltd is at the forefront in developing innovative, clinical nutrition products for conditions such as paediatric kidney disease. Working in partnership with key opinion leaders worldwide, Vitaflo creates convenient products based on cutting edge research. We recognise that every individual has different requirements nutritionally and in terms of the demands of modern living. We aim to provide palatable, nutritionally up to date products whilst meeting the changing needs of patients throughout their life.
Vitaflo believes that the products are just one aspect of successful management and thus a range of services, from our nutritional helpline to the provision of scientific education meetings, are provided to support Healthcare Professionals in their practice.
Vitaflo is sponsoring the 5th International Paediatric Renal Dietitians Meeting, taking place as a satellite meeting of ESPN 2017
You can also find Vitaflo in the exhibition hall in booth ....












Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

For more information, visit and follow us on




For more than 50 years, Baxter has had a presence and long-standing commitment in the UK. We are one of the largest suppliers to the NHS with over 7,500 products and services.

Baxter UK has two main business areas: Hospital Products and Renal Products. Hospital Products provides intravenous (IV) solutions and specialty products used for fluid replenishment, anaesthesia, nutrition, pain management, antibiotic therapy and chemotherapy and surgical care products. Pharmacy compounding units are also run from this business. Renal provides products and services to treat patients with acute renal failure as well as end-stage kidney disease through hospital and home treatments.

We have a diverse customer base working with the NHS, private hospitals, homecare and other pharmaceutical companies.




Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders. Alexion developed and commercializes Soliris® (eculizumab), the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), two life-threatening ultra-rare disorders. As the global leader in complement inhibition, Alexion is strengthening and broadening its portfolio of complement inhibitors, including evaluating potential indications for eculizumab in additional severe and ultra-rare disorders.




Pfizer is one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, discovering, developing and providing over 100 different medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products that help save and transform the lives of millions of people in the UK and around the world every year.

For more than 25 years, Pfizer Endocrine Care has been committed to the advancement of endocrinology. This is demonstrated by our innovations in endocrine care: Pfizer UK was the first company to launch single-dose and multi-dose growth hormone (GH) delivery devices; it has built up the largest international databases of patients receiving GH therapy

Pfizer are supporting the personal practice session on the use of growth hormone in CKD (
Please come to find Pfizer in the exhibition hall on stand ...




NxStage provides the life changing benefits of home hemodialysis to a wider range of patients than ever before, with a simple, flexible and portable home hemodialysis therapy solution specifically designed for the patient. NxStage is more than a company; we are leading the renal revolution. Our innovative products are helping to shape and transform renal care.

For more information on NxStage, please visit stand no 21












Medcomp® is the premier developer and manufacturer of cutting-edge vascular access devices that meet and exceed the clinical demands of today's medical specialties, particularly in the fields of interventional medicine, dialysis and oncology.

Medcomp’s engineering and applications expertise provides superior products for hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, oncology ports and PICCs/CVCs whose progressive designs accommodate advances in medicine and whose quality anticipates the requirements of our professional clients and the patients they serve. Currently one of the world’s largest manufacturers of dialysis and centrally terminating venous catheters, Medcomp is, and always has been, on the cutting edge of new vascular access device technologies.




LINC Medical Systems Ltd is an independent British company which, for over 19 years, has been an established supplier of paediatric renal equipment and devices to the NHS from its offices, warehouse and service centre in Leicestershire. Our independence means we can supply what you, the customer needs at competitive prices.

We have a dedicated and friendly team of Customer Service personnel, Product Specialists, Clinical Specialists and Technicians to serve you 365 days a year. 

Please visit our stand to find out about the latest products in our range:

Veinplicity Vascular access device
U-Lite hand held ultra-sound for Vascular access
HEMOdialert venous dislodgement alarm
Therapy chairs 
Plasma apheresis devices
Medbike exercise bikes 
DIMI Home therapies device
Joline Dialysis catheters
Peritoneal Dialysis catheters and kits







WISEPRESS, Europe’s leading conference bookseller, has a complete range of books and journals relevant to the themes of the meeting. Books can be purchased at the stand or, if you would rather not carry them, posted to you – Wisepress will deliver worldwide. In addition to attending 200 conferences per year, Wisepress has a comprehensive medical and scientific bookshop online with great offers.




Charitable and not-for-profit exhibitors






RCPCH & infoKID