BIO Deutschland is the sector association of the German biotechnology industry and has set itself the objective of supporting and promoting the development of an innovative economic sector based on modern biosciences. The Berlin-based association currently has over 360 members. It is run by a board of ten members consisting of CEOs and managing directors of biotechnology companies and their investors. Using a wide range of political initiatives, BIO Deutschland lobbies for improvements to the legal parameters for innovative small and medium-sized enterprises. BIO Deutschland represents Germany’s biotechnology sector at the Federation of German Industries (BDI), at the European association (EuropaBio) in Brussels and at the US-American BIO in Washington. The association is also very active in a broad range of events with the aim of providing biotechnology with a platform for discussion and interaction.
BioPartner is an independent, government-accredited trade organisation, promoting international partnering for trade, investment and collaborations with UK Life Science companies. BioPartner's delegations promote the UK presence at major international biopharma conferences, and companies are assisted with access to government grants and heavily discounted entry fees. Through the BioPartner Programme, members receive extra benefits and support to effectively trade overseas.
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 in maximizing potential to receive funding from non-dilutive sources. Established in 1999, FreeMind is the largest consulting group of its kind working with 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. FreeMind's knowledgeable and experienced team of Client Strategists and Project Managers are dedicated to guiding non-dilutive funding efforts from identification of the most suitable opportunity through to submission and subsequent award. Our team of experts will assist in making non-dilutive funding a key tool in a long-term financial strategy.
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, copywriting, 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.
MEDiSTRAVA Consulting is a new strategic communications and healthcare advisory group created to fast-track our biotech and pharma clients to success. We channel global expertise across corporate communications, investor relations, medical and regulatory affairs, HEOR and market access to enable clients to achieve their full potential.
Optimum Strategic Communications is an international healthcare communications firm which specialises in strategic investor relations, corporate and financial communications. Our senior team of healthcare specialists, based in London, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Zurich, and New York, are experienced and trusted advisors to some of the world's most exciting public and private companies, both large and small, across pharmaceuticals, medtech, biotech, health tech and healthcare services. Over the last 25 years, our team has worked with over 300 healthcare companies, advising them on financial communications and investor relations, including major corporate activity such as fundraising, IPOs, M&A, as well as corporate reputation and crisis scenarios. We have an exceptional network of contacts across the international investment community in Europe and the US; contacts we have built and maintained over the last three decades. The Optimum team includes ex-fund managers and analysts, as well as financial and corporate communications specialists.
The Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA) is the representative body for Switzerland‘s private equity, venture capital and corporate finance industries. SECA has the objective to promote private equity and corporate finance activities in Switzerland. Members of the SECA include equity investment companies, banks, corporate finance advisors, auditing companies, management consultants, lawyers and private investors.
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