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  1. 1. FlandersBio Building biotech bridges
  2. 2. FlandersBio, mission and objective Page  Mission & Objectives <ul><li>to support and to stimulate innovative research. </li></ul><ul><li>to support and facilitate the sector’s sustained development. </li></ul><ul><li>to ensure that the life sciences sector remains a strong driver of economic growth in the region. </li></ul>FlandersBio, the network organisation for life sciences and biotechnology actors
  3. 3. <ul><ul><ul><li>The FlandersBio network brings together: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1. Companies with innovative, R&D driven activities in life sciences </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biopharma, medical technologies, agricultural and industrial biotech products </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2. Biotech related companies with production activities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3. Academic research institutes & universities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4. Providers of capital </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5. Service and technology providers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>FlandersBio, our network Page 
  4. 4. FlandersBio, facts & figures Page  The organisation <ul><li>Founded in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Member organisation – more than 220 members </li></ul><ul><li>Private not-for-profit </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Directors (#18) </li></ul><ul><li>Team of 7 </li></ul><ul><li>> €1 million turnover </li></ul><ul><li>Means: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic partners and Membership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sponsoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project subsidies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IWT, EU, FIT, … </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. FlandersBio, services Page  Networking and stimulating collaborations Supporting innovative research Proactive lobbying Investing in Flanders International visibility 1 2 3 4 5
  6. 6. Networking Page  gateway to an extended international life sciences network, exchanging knowledge and active stimulation of collaborations Knowledge for Growth <ul><li>Annual Life Sciences Convention </li></ul><ul><li>> 900 participants (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>> 90 companies (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent research programme </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibitions for companies and universities </li></ul><ul><li>Job Fair </li></ul>Workshops & seminars <ul><li>Thematic workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business, Science & innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Peer-to-peer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CEO, HR, researchers ,… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Partner matches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National and international </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Supporting innovative research Page  supporting all Life Sciences actors to sustain their R&D activities Stimulating innvoation <ul><li>Up-to-date information about national and international subsidies and grants </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic SWOT analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Working group for medical biotechnology and personalised medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of CMI – Center for Medical Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Working group industrial biotechnology </li></ul>
  8. 8. Proactive lobbying Page  to ensure a supportive environment for all Life Sciences actors  increasing the region’s competitive edge Regional <ul><li>Government Economy, Innovation and Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Facts & figs of Life Sciences in Flanders </li></ul><ul><li>Policy recommendations on subsidies and economic development in new venture domains </li></ul>National & European <ul><li>In collaboration with essenscia/Bio.be and Pharma.be </li></ul><ul><li>On the agenda: </li></ul><ul><li>Cells & tissues, Belgian legislation </li></ul><ul><li>Biosimilars </li></ul><ul><li>GMO issues </li></ul>
  9. 9. Investing in Flanders and International visibility Page  INVESTING IN FLANDERS : supporting Life Sciences companies seeking for investment opportunities in Flanders INTERNATIONAL VISIBILITY : enhancing the international visibility of Flanders, Belgium and the Flanders Life Sciences sector Investing in Flanders <ul><li>In collaboration with FIT and VIB </li></ul><ul><li>USA road show </li></ul><ul><li>MoU with ‘East coast’ LS organisations and Osaka bio cluster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint activities </li></ul></ul>International visibility <ul><li>In collaboration with FIT </li></ul><ul><li>Fairs interesting for member companies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales, product distribution </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Strategic partners Page 

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