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.
The BioIndustry Association (BIA) is the trade association for innovative life sciences and biotech industry in the UK, counting over 460 companies including start-ups, biotechnology, universities, research centres, investors, and lawyers among its members.
Our mission is to be the voice of the industry, enabling and connecting the UK ecosystem so that businesses can start, grow and deliver world-changing innovation.
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 Group 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.
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.
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