Ilmac Basel

16. - 18. September 2025 | Trade fair for international laboratory, measurement technology and automation in chemistry in Basel

The Ilmac industry event in Basel is the largest meeting point for the chemistry and life science sector in Switzerland. Since its inception in 1959, Ilmac has established itself as the central gathering in Switzerland..

Ilmac in Basel is organized by MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG, a subsidiary of MCH Group AG, renowned not only for their expertise in organizing international fairs but also for their wide-ranging competencies in event management. In addition to the event in Basel, this industry event also takes place biennially in Lausanne.

The fair is held in the heart of Basel city, at the MCH Messe Basel, and attracts a multitude of visitors and exhibitors from around the world biennially in the fall. Basel, being a hub of the pharmaceutical industry and home to many international companies, offers an ideal location for Ilmac. The city is known not just for its scientific and economic significance, but also for its cultural attractions and hospitable atmosphere.

Exhibitors at Ilmac primarily come from the fields of chemistry, pharmaceutical research, and process engineering. Accordingly, the main attendees are professionals, decision-makers, and interested parties from these sectors, seeking the latest innovations and technological breakthroughs.

MCH Messe Basel, the venue for Ilmac, is centrally located in Basel and is easily accessible by public transport, car, or on foot. The city of Basel, as a hub for art, culture, and innovation, also offers visitors numerous opportunities for relaxation and leisure activities.

With its promise of "Inspiring the Future of Chemistry and Life Sciences," this fair stimulates the development of new ideas and solutions, and presents trends and innovations from research and industry. In short, Ilmac in Basel is a must-attend for anyone active in or interested in the latest developments in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnological industries.

The Ilmac will take place on 3 days from Tuesday, 16. September to Thursday, 18. September 2025 in Basel.

In 455 days
16.09.2025 - 18.09.2025*
Tuesday - Thursday, 3 days
Opening hours:
daily from 09:00 to 17:00 h
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Local time:
08:47 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

MCH Messe Basel,
Messeplatz, CH-4005 Basel, Basle-Ville, Switzerland


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Fair organizer
MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG
CH-4005 Basel, Switzerland
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Past editions:
  • 26. - 28. September 2023
  • 19. - 21. October 2021
  • 24. - 27. September 2019
  • 20. - 23. September 2016

Fair location:

MCH Messe Basel,
Messeplatz, CH-4005 Basel, Basle-Ville, Switzerland


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Product groups: analytical equipment, automation, control technology, control technology, cosmetics, environmental technology, food, information technology, instrumentation, laboratory equipment, laboratory equipment, pharmaceuticals, sanitation, sterilization equipment, water treatment, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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18. - 19. September 2024

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Where does the Ilmac taking place?
The Ilmac fair takes place in Basel, at the MCH Messe Basel.

When is the Ilmac taking place?
Visit the Ilmac from 16. - 18. September 2025.

How often does the Ilmac take place?
The Ilmac takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the Ilmac?
The Ilmac is an exhibition for Laboratory Technology, Pharma and Chemistry.

What are the opening hours of the Ilmac in Basel?
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 17:00 h