Save the Date: Conference of Applied Hygiene, Microbiology and Virology

Save the Date: Conference of Applied Hygiene, Microbiology and Virology

Hamburg, 8 - 9 October 2015 Dr. Brill + Partner GmbH - Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology and the DR. BRILL ACADEMY proudly present in association with Life Science Nord GmbH the first Conference of Applied Hygiene, Microbiology and Virology in Hamburg, Germany. The conference will serve as a platform for scientific know-how and information transfer as well as a discussion forum focusing on efficacy testing, development, registration and application of infection prevention and control products such as disinfectants and antiseptics. The DR. BRILL ACADEMY seminars, annually performed since 2012, provided the basis for this conference. By extending the concept significantly, the conference will combine the knowledge of highly recognized experts of the applied sciences of hygiene, microbiology and virology with hands-on experiences from the user. Kindly see below an extract of the program:

  • Efficacy testing of disinfectants and antiseptics 2020, special focus on efficacy testing of hand hygiene products, Chair: Dr. Jochen Steinmann and Dr. Florian H. H. Brill, Dr. Brill + Partner GmbH Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, Hamburg
  • Hot topic virus transmission, epidemics and control, Ebola, Hepatitis C, MERS-Corona, Chair: PD Dr. Eike Steinmann, University Hospital Hannover and Twincore Research Center, Hannover
  • Epidemiology and Control of Multi-Drug-Resistant Organisms, Chair: PD Dr. Jörg Steinmann, University Hospital Essen
  • Microbiological Safety of Cosmetics, Chair: Dr. Ulrich Eigener, Hamburg.


The conference will be held on October 8th and 9th in the Ameron Speicherstadt Hotel in Hamburg, which is located in the scenic and historic "Speicherstadt". Before the official opening of the conference on October 8th at 1 PM, a workshop covering the basics of microbiology, virology, efficacy testing and registration of infection control products will be held.

We kindly invite specialists for research and development and registration from the infection prevention and control as well as medical device industry to attend the conference. Experts from competent authorities e.g. for biocidal product registration, interested scientists and medical doctors are also kindly welcomed to contribute to an open communication and know-how transfer between industry and user of the respective products.

Please save the date. We would be more than happy to welcome you in Hamburg. For pre-registration please send an email to Mrs Gesche von der Lieth (gesche.vonderlieth@brillhygiene.com). Further conference details including the program will be communicated very soon and published on our website www.brillhygiene.com.

Your scientific committee of the Conference of Applied Hygiene, Microbiology and Virology (in alphabetical order):

Dr. Florian H. H. Brill
Dr. Holger Brill
PD Dr. Eike Steinmann
Dr. Jochen Steinmann
PD Dr. Jörg Steinmann