About BBMS

Planning for BBMS 2020 is under way! Stay tuned for more updates about BBMS 2020!

Building Bridges in Medical Sciences is a one-day conference that brings together scientists from different disciplines, career stages and countries. The conference emphasises the need for interdisciplinary approaches to tackle the biomedical research and global health challenges of the 21st century.

BBMS is aimed at graduate students and early career researchers who want to better understand the current state of cutting-edge biomedical research and develop useful connections to other scientists across a variety of fields.

Do join us for an enriching and enlightening day of talks and networking!

BBMS20 Programme Coming Soon



Watch this video from BBMS15 for more:




BBMS 2020 will open soon.

Please check again closer to the event.

Visiting Students:

Are you travelling from out of town? Please find more details on the Visiting Students page.

Poster Competition

You are welcome to participate in our poster competition.
The winners will receive Amazon vouchers and Giant Microbe toys!








Submitting a Poster:

Both students and post-docs are all welcome to participate in the poster competition.

 Please submit an abstract (no more than 300 words) via the conference registration link or email bbmscambridge@gmail.com

The posters will be judged during 2 separate sessions (tea breaks).


Poster Requirements:

  • The posters must be scientific and related to medicine or life sciences.
  • The format of the poster is A0 (841 mm × 1189 mm / 33.11 in × 46.81 in) in portrait.
  • Velcro tabs will be provided



Posters will be judges during the two tea break / networking sessions

Participants must be present at the end of the conference day to collect the prizes.



Information for Sponsors


BBMS20 is actively seeking sponsors. The following document outlines the different sponsorship options available for those willing to sponsor us. However, we are always open to discuss the options and find the arrangement that best suits your organisation. Please do not hesitate to contact us at bbmscambridge@gmail.com.

BBMS20 sponsorship pack 

Please email bbmscambridge@gmail.com for further information.