February 2011

Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation: Biotechnology Particularly Badly Hit

The report by the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation, which was presented in Berlin at the end of February, reminded the German Federal Government in no uncertain terms “that the introduction of tax incentives for research and development (R&D) must urgently be put back on the political agenda.


International activities: business delegation trip to China

Following the very successful biotech trip in 2010, the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and the German economic development agency Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) have asked Brücke Osteuropa (the German Association for Economic and Technological Cooperation with Eastern Europe and Asia) and BIO Deutschland to organise a second cooperation trip to China for the sector.