Working Group Meeting of the Health Made in Germany Export Initiative – Opportunities and Outlook on the Russian and Indian Markets
On 15 February 2013, members of the working groups on pharmaceuticals, medical technology, medical biotechnology and telemedicine of the Health Made in Germany Export Initiative met at the office of Germany Trade and Invest (GTaI) in Berlin to discuss the possibilities for expanding activities in Russia and India.
BIO Deutschland, the German sector association of the biotechnology industry, welcomes the report by the Commission of Experts for Research and Innovation that was published on 27 February 2013. The commission expressly points out that “public-sector procurement too often (falls back on) established or less innovative solutions”.
At a reception on 28 February 2013 to mark the inauguration of its new office in the centre of Berlin, BIO Deutschland, the German sector association of the biotechnology industry, called on policymakers to provide greater support to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises.
The meeting of the board of BIO Deutschland took place for the first time in the association’s new office in the centre of Berlin (Am Weidendamm 1a, 10117 Berlin) on 28 February 2013. This was also the first board meeting in 2013. BIO Deutschland moved to these new premises at the beginning of November 2012.