BIO Deutschland takes part in Swiss Biotech Day 2019
The Swiss Biotech Day was held in Basel in early May, drawing more than 850 attendees from 25 countries. On invitation from Switzerland Global Enterprise, the official export promotion agency of the Swiss government, BIO Deutschland gave the introductory talk for the panel titled, “R&D Cooperation Forum with a Focus on Germany and Italy”. Matthias Bach from the association’s headquarters presented the figures from the recently released Ernst & Young industry report and gave an overview of the research activities and the current pipelines of German biotech firms. This was followed by pitch sessions by German and Italian firms, which also included BIO Deutschland presenting its member company BioKryo.
In addition to an extensive conference programme, the Swiss Biotech Day offered a partnering system with which more than 800 meetings were pre-scheduled. Attendees could also engage in networking at the industry exhibition, in which BIO Deutschland members exyte, Jennewein Biotechnologie, MLM Medical Labs, Rentschler Biopharma, Schmidt Treuhand Versicherungs AG, SSS Clinical Research and YUMAB participated.