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Atlanpole Biotherapies
Region: Region of Pays de la Loire, FR
Jessica WALKER

Atlanpole Biotherapies is the bio-cluster of Western France, including the regions of Pays de la Loire, Bretagne and Centre Val de Loire.
It coordinates the work of over 200 members, including laboratories, companies and technological platforms and provides support for public-private collaborations, along the entire bio-medicine value chain from target discovery to clinical evaluation.

The main innovation areas of its members are:
- Immunotherapies: transplantation, oncology, inflammation, auto-immune diseases,...
- Radiopharmaceuticals: radionuclides production, radioimmunoconjugates used in diagnostics or therapy, whole body imaging (preclinical & clinical), cancer research, education...
- Regenerative medicine: cell therapy, gene therapy, biomaterials...
- Innovative technologies for biotherapies: biomarkers, vectors, medical devices…

Atlanpole Biotherapies has a strong expertise in SME internationalisation and organises yearly activities for its SME members in European and international events, with the aim of generating trans-national R&D or business collaborations.

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Biocat, BioRegion of Catalonia
Region: Region Catalonia, ES
Albert Guerrero

Biocat acts as a strategic agent and catalyst in the construction of the Catalan healthcare and life sciences ecosystem. Its mission is to dynamize all the stakeholders of the BioRegion (companies, research groups and entities, hospitals and innovation support structures) to transform knowledge and technology into economic growth and to create a social impact.

Biocat was created in 2006 at the behest of the Government of Catalonia and the Barcelona City Council to provide a joint strategy for the Catalan biosciences sector as the foundation of a new economy based on knowledge and innovation.

Set up as a public/private foundation, the Biocat governing bodies include representatives from all levels of the BioRegion of Catalonia: companies (biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical technology and sector services), government, universities, hospitals, research centers and institutes, science parks and sector support bodies.

Biocat dynamizes the BioRegion, the biosciences cluster in Catalonia, in order to consolidate and project it internationally. Through its actions, Biocat:

• Acts as a knowledge partner for the government to design policies and programs that affect the sector.
• Detects major international trends to anticipate the sector’s needs and opportunities before they even appear.
• Facilitates collaboration between the stakeholders in the BioRegion and a variety of entities in Catalonia and beyond, both nationally and internationally.
• Facilitates access of companies and research bodies to public stakeholders.
• Proposes flexible, innovative solutions to the sector’s challenges, with quality and efficacy.

BioRegio STERN Management GmbH
Region: State of Baden-Württemberg, DE
Margot Jehle
+49 711 870 354 29

BioRegio STERN Management GmbH promotes economic development in the life sciences industry, helping to strengthen the region as a business location by supporting innovations and start-up companies in the public interest. It is the main point of contact for company founders and entrepreneurs in the Stuttgart and Neckar-Alb regions, including the cities of Tübingen and Reutlingen.
The STERN BioRegion is one of the largest and most successful bioregions in Germany. Its unique selling points include a mix of biotech and medtech companies that is outstanding in Germany and regional clusters in the fields of automation technology and mechanical engineering.

Biotech Santé Bretagne
Region: Region of Bretagne, FR
Adeline JACOB
+33 (0)6 38 95 85 26

Biotech Santé Bretagne which is a not-for-profit organisation, is the regional technology innovation centre devoted to healthcare and Biotech innovations. It is acting as a regional cluster boosting Health & Biotechnology sectors. Biotech Santé Bretagne was created in january 2020 from the merger of ID2Santé & CBB CapBiotech (30 years of experience in their field).

It is supporting Health & Biotechnology innovation projects from the concept through to
the end product approved for health market

With 125 members (2/3 companies, 1/3 academia and health professionals)

Biotech Santé Bretagne has 2 main missions :

firstly, It is a knowledge dissemination entity in the health and biotech sectors and supports R&D and innovation projects led by companies, researchers, clinicians, from concept to validated health product/ service : R&D project development support, matchmaking with potential partners and funding provider, technical and regulatory assistance ;

secondly, as a cluster involving research, education, industry, care facilities, and policy makers, Biotech Santé Bretagne also organises frequent training sessions, workshops, and networking events.

Region: Region of Hauts-de-France, FR
+33 3 28 55 90 60

Eurasanté is a development agency dedicated to tech transfer and business development in life science sector. Eurasanté works to promote the growth of the biology, health and nutrition sectors in the Hauts-de-France region. Our experienced project managers help researchers, startups and companies with their development projects.

Interface Entreprises-ULiège
Region: Region of Wallonia, BE
Annick Pierrard
+32 4 349 85 36

The Interface Enterprises-University is a department within ULiège that is focused on supporting economic growth through community-university collaborations. It consists of a multidisciplinary team composed mainly of scientists with experience and practice in the industry. It supports the co-operation of ULiège and SMEs from regional science parks.

Location: Liège, Wallonia, Belgium.

Network: ITF ULiège is a lead partner for 3 Scientific Parks (Liege Science Park, Novalis, Créalys) and is in contact with other Scientific Parks through SPOW (Science Parks of Wallonia) and EEN (Enterprise Europe Network). ITF ULiège also works in close cooperation with AWEX, Innovatech, Cide Socran, Wallonia Biotech Coaching, Biowin, Wagralim,… that are various Walloon actors supporting SMEs.

Expertise: ITF ULiège holds regular seminars between academics and businesses focussed on enhancing their internationalisation potential. Benefit from having a network of both academics and business industries.

Kent County Council
Region: Kent County, UK
Emma Watson
+44 300 041 7194

Kent County Council (KCC) is working to encourage local businesses to trade internationally and to support them in doing so through the Kent International Business Programme (see KCC is a partner in the Boost4Health project to enable Kent life science businesses to access opportunities in North West Europe and to connect the Kent’s new BioGateway cluster and its member companies to the Boost4Health partner regions.

MedLife e.V.
Region: Aachen-Cologne, DE
Christa Roos
+49 241 47583 486

MedLife is the network of life sciences in the technology region of Aachen.
We offer events and services within the sectors of medical technology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and health management. We are the contact for entrepreneurs and scientists, who seek exchange with other protagonists in life sciences as well as proficient consulting and support regarding innovative plans and business ideas.
Our goal is to expand MedLife e.V. to an agile network across locations that cover the entire value chain in life sciences, from ideas up to the market-ready product.

Noord-Brabant Development Agency (BOM)
Region: Province of Noord Brabant, NL
Ria Hein
+31 6 52 607 187

BOM has helped companies in Brabant grow their business since its establishment in 1983. With the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Province of Noord-Brabant as its shareholders, BOM plays an active and stimulating role in the economy of Brabant.

Oost NL
Region: Province of Gelderland, NL
Niek Wellink
00316 24 13 37 07

Oost NL (East Netherlands Development Agency) is an agency that focuses its activities and projects on strengthening and stimulating the economy of the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel, the Netherlands. In a multidisciplinairy team of around 20 persons we assist Life Sciences & Health companies with Business Development, Investments and International Growth

Region: Ireland, IE
Eunan Cunningham

EU Business & Innovation Centre in the Northern and Western Region of Ireland. WestBIC works with start-ups and SMEs in many sectors including medtech and pharma. Supports include project coaching from validation to `investor ready` business planning, access to start and growth capital, including private equity (angel funds) and internationalisation networking opportunities for select early-stage
client companies.