ESCDD Symposium 2024

The 17th edition of the European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery will take place on April 10 – 12, 2024 in Hotel Zuiderduin in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands.

The beautiful location of hotel Zuiderduin (, near the sandy beaches, and a promising symposium program ensure both a relaxing and scientifically rewarding event.

 Throughout the previous editions, the symposium has established itself as a high-quality symposium on all aspects of Advanced Drug Delivery. The program comprises about 25 lectures given by invited experts from academia and industry on cutting edge topics in this field. Sufficient time is reserved for discussions and meeting of colleagues during the lecture program and our highly successful poster session.

 Scientific topics of the symposium will include:

Besides the invited lecture program, a lively poster session with drinks will be held on Wednesday evening. Three poster prizes will be awarded for the best presentations!

All participants are encouraged to contribute to this event by submitting a poster abstract! The abstract template and additional information how to submit your abstract will be published on the symposium website shortly.

The symposium covers 2.5 days; from Wednesday morning 10 April 2024 until and including lunch on Friday 12 April 2024.

Registration is open from Tuesday 9 April 18.00-21.00h at the symposium desk, after which you can join our get2gether party in Hotel Zuiderduin.

On site accommodation and meals in Hotel Zuiderduin from 9 April (evening) until 12 April (lunch) are included in the symposium registration fee.

The Organizing Committee cordially invites you to come to the Netherlands and to participate in this unique 17th European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands. The conference venue is located only 50 km from Amsterdam and Schiphol airport, and transport facilities will be arranged on dates of arrival and departure from Heiloo station to the hotel and vice versa.

Please save the date in your calendar and disseminate this announcement to your colleagues.

For additional enquiries, please send an email to:  

We hope to continue the excellent history of the previous editions of this symposium and welcome very much your participation to make also the 17th edition of this symposium a successful event.


Jos Paulusse – chair, University of Twente, The Netherlands 
Wim Hennink – Utrecht University, The Netherlands 
Enrico Mastrobattista – Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Stefaan De Smedt – University of Ghent, Belgium
Guus Scheefhals – Syngle Therapeutics, The Netherlands
Dirk Grijpma – University of Twente, The Netherlands 
Karin Hendriks – secretary, University of Twente, The Netherlands 
Hetty ten Hoopen – University of Twente, The Netherlands