Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.
Drooms AG is a leading European provider of secure cloud solutions. This software specialist facilitates highly secure access to confidential documents as well as the ability to safely exchange them with third parties beyond company firewalls. Confidential business processes, such as financing and licensing projects or Board Communication are handled securely, transparently and efficiently with Drooms. Headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany´s banking hub, Drooms is also expanding its global market presence and now has offices in Munich, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Zug, Madrid, Milan and Vienna. The company is well positioned to facilitate large-scale local and multi-jurisdictional transactions. Their professional expertise, top-tier reputation and innovative processes have laid the groundwork for a growing reputation in this market space. Selected References include Astellas, Hormosan, HRA Pharma, Novartis, NovImmune SA and Siemens.
Novo Seeds is the early stage investment arm of Novo A/S. Novo A/S is the holding company in the Novo Group, is responsible for the management of the assets of the Novo Nordisk Foundation, which are currently valued at more than USD 30 billion. Novo A/S is a private limited liability company fully owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Besides being the major shareholder in Novo Nordisk A/S and Novozymes A/S, Novo A/S provides seed and venture capital to development stage companies and takes significant ownership positions in well-established companies, within life science and biotechnology, as well as manages a broad portfolio of financial assets.
Torreya Partners, LLP is a leading boutique advisory firm that provides strategic advice and assistance with Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnering and Financings to life science companies worldwide.Torreya Partners provides the long-term thinking and objective advice required for life science companies to create lasting value. We take great pride in handling complex financial and strategic matters for some of the most sophisticated private and public life science companies in the world. Our reputation has been built on quality advice, excellence in deal execution and good outcomes for our clients. We bring the caliber of people and quality of relationships found in some of the largest investment banks along with the attentive, detailed service you expect from a boutique advisory firm. Torreya Partners has offices located in New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco.
First choice: Berlin Partner for Business and Technology
Business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions in Berlin – this is the Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH mission. With customized services and an excellent science and research network, our many experts provide an outstanding range of programs to help companies launch, innovate, expand and secure their economic future in Berlin.
A unique public-private partnership, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology collaborates with the Berlin State Senate and over 200 companies dedicated to promoting their city. Berlin Partner is also responsible for marketing the German capital to the world, for example with the successful “be Berlin” campaign.
Biotechgate is a global, comprehensive, life science database covering the Biotech, Pharma and Medtech industries. There are currently over 36,000 company profiles on the Biotechgate database. Biotechgate is commonly used to find product pipelines, collaboration partners, in/out-licensing opportunities and information about technology platforms, management details, new business leads and financing rounds. In addition, our licensing deals database supports companies in negotiating their licensing agreements.
Citigate Dewe Rogerson is one of the world’s leading strategic communications consultancies.
Our Life Sciences team has established a reputation for excellence spanning financial, corporate and scientific communications; this has enabled us to become trusted advisors and to build a broad portfolio including some of the most innovative and exciting international life sciences companies. Our clients are at all stages of development, from start-up to multinationals, and our activities are focused on delivering campaigns that support corporate objectives. As a result, we have been involved in major corporate transactions and events in the life sciences sector over the past decade such as IPOs, other public and private fundraisings, and M&As.
Edison is an international advisory firm with around 450 corporate clients and 110 people working from offices in London, New York, Frankfurt, Sydney and Wellington. The team consists of 80 analysts, investment and logistics professionals with experience in capital markets, investor roadshows and communications. Healthcare is Edison’s largest sector, with 16 analysts covering over 100 biotech and medtech stocks across the UK, continental Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
FreeMind is a consulting group whose goal is to assist its clients in maximizing their potential to receive funding from non-dilutive sources. Established in 1999, FreeMind is the largest consulting group of its kind with over 400 active clients, academics and Industry alike. FreeMind's proven long-term strategic approach has garnered its clients over 1.5 billion dollars to date. Our expertise in applying for grants and contracts extends throughout every government mechanism open to funding the life sciences including all NIH institutes, DoD, NSF, FDA, CDC, BARDA, etc., as well as private foundations such as Michael J Fox, Bill and Melinda Gates and Susan G Komen.FreeMind's knowledgeable and experienced team of Analysts and Project Managers are dedicated to guiding its clients non-dilutive funding efforts from identification of the most suitable opportunity through to submission and subsequent award. Our team of experts will assist our clients in making non-dilutive funding a key tool in their long-term financial strategy.
The Life Sciences-Series - Launched in 2014 four issues of the Life Sciences-Series appear annually. Based on the three pillars – technology, financing, investment – the issues combine current topics of life sciences with knowledge and networking from corporate financing and capital market. The mission: Building a cross medial bridge between the life sciences and the financial industry by the help of the quarterly Life Sciences issues, the monthly digital newsletter LifeSciencesUpdate
Instinctif Partners is an international business communications consultancy. With a track record of delivering truly creative programmes, the Life Sciences practice focuses on enhancing the value proposition for companies seeking investment, partnerships or customers. Our core skill is working with clients to communicate the value of their science and innovation to key stakeholders through the most relevant channels: crafting communications solutions that showcase each company, product or technology. Specifically, we are unique in offering specialist expertise seamlessly across corporate, financial, healthcare and marketing communications with outreach programmes to media, industry, professional, public, financial and investment communities. Our service offering covers all communications disciplines including strategic counsel, PR, IR, media relations, public affairs, crisis communications, internal communications, marketing, advertising, copy writing, design, research and event management. Our globally integrated and dedicated life sciences team serves clients around the world from our headquarters in London, and bases across Europe, AsiaPac and the USA.
Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization
The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®) founded in 2009, is a not-for-profit, membership-based organization engaged in strategy, programming, policy development and advocacy to further the commercialization of Ontario’s human health technologies positioning Ontario as a leader in the international marketplace. OBIO advances this goal through collaborative partnerships with industry, the investment community, academia, the health system and government.
Swiss Biotech unites the four leading biotech regions of Switzerland (BioAlps, BaselArea, Biopolo Ticino and Greater Zurich Area). The regions have early on combined efforts with the SWX Swiss Exchange which holds a leading position in terms of life-science listings and services.
The National Industry Association named Swiss Biotech Association Represents more than 150 companies to date and acts as the operational arm for the marketing alliance. Swiss Biotech raises Switzerland’s profile as an economic center in Europe and profiles the biotech industry with its key research institutions and companies.Swiss Biotechs’ mission is to spread the message of Switzerland as one of the top biotech locations in the world. This will be achieved by presenting a comprehensive picture of the drivers of biotechnology including research, education, economics, finance and industry. The bases for success in biotechnology are the critical mass of research institutes and accelerated technology transfer. The early integration of industry and well-trained workforce is another critical success factor for rapid economic growth. More than 40 technology parks throughout the country support the increasingly important and successful TechTransfer process.
Tiberend Strategic Advisors, Inc. is a corporate communications firm providing media strategy and execution for life science companies – biotech (therapeutics), medical devices and diagnostics.We work with both public and private emerging growth companies:
1. To enhance valuation
2. To build visibility for partnerships and strategic alliances