On 4 October 2010, BIO Deutschland presented a paper on principles regarding ethics and legislation during its annual general assembly.
On 5 October, experts from BIO Deutschland’s member companies and organisations met during Biotechnica 2010 for the constitutive meeting of the new Working Group on Technology Transfer.
Parliamentary Breakfast Meeting in Berlin to Discuss the Law on the New Regulation of the Medication Market
In cooperation with the Bundestag member Rolf Koschorrek (CDU/CSU), BIO Deutschland held a meeting with other members of the Bundestag and representatives of biotech companies, at which topics related to current healthcare reform were discussed.
Topics discussed at the sixth meeting of BIO Deutschland’s Working Group on Health Policy, which took place in Munich on 15 October 2010, included further scrutiny of the Law on the New Regulation of the Medication Market, inspection of the Orphan Drug Regulation and its positive impact on research and development on medication for rare diseases, and biosimilars and biobetters.
EuropaBio’s Most Innovative Biotech SME Award aims to reward European Biotech SMEs that have developed innovative solutions to technical, social and environmental problems.
BIO Deutschland welcomed the tribute paid to the role of biotechnological inventions and products by the Bio-Economy Research and Technology Council (BioEconomyCouncil).
Demands in the Coalition Proposal: Hearing on the Law on the New Regulation of the Medication Market
At the end of September, BIO Deutschland welcomed the willingness of the Federal Government to continue to facilitate the development of medical innovations.
As a result of the activities of BIO Deutschland’s working groups and the strategy meeting by the board of BIO Deutschland this summer, the association would like to set up a new Working Group on Communication/Public Relations.
Hanover will once again be the capital of biotechnology from 5 to 7 October, when Biotechnica is open for business.
The European lobby group, EuropaBio, which is based in Brussels, has announced the Most Innovative European Biotech SME Award 2010 for the first time.