October 2017

EBDC 2017: Pharma and biotech experts meet in Heidelberg - Half of innovation anchored in external collaborations

Experts from the pharma and biotech sector met 10 to 11 October in Heidelberg, Germany, for the European Business Development Conference (EBDC). This year’s edition of the partnering conference, which is organized by the German biotechnology industry association BIO Deutschland, gathered about 150 attendees in the medical science hub of the Rhine-Neckar area.


BIO Deutschland gives talk on the EU’s new IVD regulation

As part of a workshop on in vitro diagnostics (IvDs) in Hennigsdorf, a representative from BIO Deutschland's office gave the some 40 participants an overview of the new legal framework within the European Union.


DIN biotechnology mirror committee meets in Berlin

The German experts on the national mirror committee (DIN) of the ISO Technical Committee 276 Biotechnology (ISO/TC) convened in mid-October in Berlin.