Ilmac Basel

| International trade fair for laboratory, measurement technology and automation in the chemical industry

ILMAC is the leading trade fair in Switzerland for laboratory and process technology. Established in 1959, ILMAC has grown to be the primary gathering point for the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnological sectors in Switzerland. The renowned MCH Group AG organises the fair, recognised for both its prowess in curating international exhibitions and its extensive expertise in event management..

Located in the heart of Basel at the MCH Messe Basel, ILMAC is held biennially in the autumn, drawing a varied crowd of visitors and exhibitors from across the globe.

Basel stands out as an epicentre for the pharmaceutical industry and hosts numerous international corporations, making it the perfect setting for ILMAC. The city is esteemed not just for its scientific and economic contributions, but also for its rich cultural heritage and warm hospitality.

Most exhibitors at ILMAC hail from the realms of chemistry, pharmaceutical research, and process engineering. As a result, the event primarily attracts professionals, decision-makers, and industry stakeholders keen to discover the latest technological advancements and innovations.

The MCH Messe Basel, where ILMAC is hosted, boasts a central location in Basel, making it easily reachable by public transport, car, or even on foot. Moreover, Basel, celebrated for its vibrant arts, culture, and innovation, offers a plethora of options for relaxation and recreation to its visitors.
In summary, ILMAC in Basel is an unmissable event for those engaged with or intrigued by the most recent trends in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotechnological sectors.

The Ilmac in Basel took place from Tuesday, 26. September to Thursday, 28. September 2023.

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Fair location:

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


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MCH Group AG
Messeplatz 10
CH-4005 Basel, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)58 2002020
Fax: +41 (0)58 2062194
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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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Where does the Ilmac taking place?
The Ilmac fair takes place in Basel, at the MCH Messe Basel.

When is the Ilmac taking place?
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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.