Partners & Sponsors

The first step on unknown territory can be hard, Boost4Health can offer support. Get in touch with a partner in your region and start exploring the international business potential of your life sciences innovation now.

Partners

Atlanpole Biotherapies
Region: Region of Pays de la Loire, FR
Maud Tronchin
+33 2 40 25 13 13
Roza PUZIO
+33240252730

Atlanpole Biotherapies is the bio-cluster of Western France, including Pays de la Loire, Bretagne and Centre Val de Loire regions.
It co-ordinates the work of over 150 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:
- Immunobiotherapies: 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.

For more information, please visit www.atlanpolebiotherapies.eu

Biocat
Region: Region Catalonia, ES
Roi Villar
+34 93 310 33 30

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.

Dynamizing the BioRegion globally:

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.

Biopeople
Region: Denmark, DK

Biopeople is located at the University of Copenhagen and is part of the Danish infrastructure for innovation - established and cofunded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science.

As a life science cluster, Biopeople's strategic priority is to support the paradigm shift in health care sector innovation, implying a strengthened focus on biomarkers, companion diagnostics, precision/personalized medicine, regulatory science, and stakeholder involvement (incl. patient communities). Our priorities are implemented through initiatives and programmes that facilitate small and medium sized enterprises (SME's) and entrepreneurs becoming part of the international industry value chain. We build competences in collaboration with educational institutions and companies that leads to increase in job and export.

We focus on

Creating inspiring meeting places for public and private stakeholders within Life Sciences.

Inspiring to cross disciplinary collaboration and partnership bringing smaller companies, public/private synergy and internationalization into the spotlight.

Supporting the development of professional competences within especially internationalization, innovation and foresight.

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

Established in 2001, BioRegio STERN Management GmbH is a business promotion agency for the life sciences sector of the region between Stuttgart, Tübingen, Esslingen, Reutlingen and Neckar-Alb. BioRegio STERN Management GmbH is the central contact point for life science companies and for those who are interested in starting a business in the field of biotechnology or medical technology. The networking of the life sciences industry with actors in other sectors ensures creative ideas and collaborations. The main activities of BioRegio STERN Management GmbH are: location marketing, economic development, creation and maintenance of business opportunities, acquisition of funding, start-up support and organization of events.
The regional cluster work is supplemented by transnational networking with other clusters, which have a similar thematic profile. The aim of these networking is the transnational exchange of skills and technological know-how. This way, BioRegio STERN wants to offer companies the chance to fulfill the increasing need of international cooperation and integration.

Eurasanté
Region: Region of Hauts-de-France, FR
Nicolas Labadie
+33 3 59 39 01 80

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.

Growth Company Ltd
Region: Greater Manchester, UK
Susan Ingham
+44 7701 004403

The Growth Company is a not-for-profit organisation that drives forward economic development within localities by boosting investment, skills, employment and enterprise to benefit the lives of people in communities across Greater Manchester and beyond.

Working in partnership with organisations in the Life Science sector and Cheshire East County Council, we are making it simpler to access the support needed to achieve growth and to access new markets.

Boost4Health forms part of our Business Growth Hub services and is delivered by our Innovation team, enabling ambitious businesses in the Life Sciences sector to access new opportunities in North West Europe.

ID2Santé
Region: Region of Bretagne, FR
Céline Quéron
+33 6 38 95 85 26 or + 33 2 23 23 33 42

---- ID2Santé, a regional hub for healthcare innovation in Bretagne, France ----

ID2Santé is a not-for-profit organization located in Bretagne, Western France, whose members are companies, academics and clinicians operating in the health sector. It has been entrusted by the regional authority with leading the regional health sector development and innovation strategies.
On a day-to-day basis, ID2Santé supports innovators from the concept idea to the validated product or service. Resources include R&D project development support, links to potential partners and funding, information about current standards and regulations. It also liaises across regional, national, European and international networks. As a partner of the Boost4Health project, it is the main contact point for SMEs from Bretagne who wish to benefit from the Boost4Health opportunities.

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
Emily Paulding
+44 3000 415956
Steve Samson
+44 300 041 7167

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 www.kentinternationalbusiness.co.uk). 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.

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
Province of Overijssel, NL
Friso Hennings Backer
+31 642475007
Rik Luimes
+31 655557990

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