The international meeting organized by the Cluster Tecnolóxico Empresarial das Ciencias da Vida will serve for biotech sector players to establish contacts, generate business and develop projects.
“Vigo has a strong entrepreneurial and industrial character where some of the most relevant biotech companies are based”, argues the president of Bioga to explain why the city of Vigo hosts Galicia Biodays 2024.

Vigo. 01/04/2024. The Mar de Vigo Auditorium and Conference Center will host Galicia Biodays 2024, the reference forum for the biotechnology and Life Sciences industry in the European Atlantic Area, on June 12 and 13. “It will be the perfect scenario for the biotechnology sector to establish new contacts and synergies, generate business, develop new projects and get in touch with investors and clients”, says José Manuel López Vilariño, president of the Cluster Tecnolóxico Empresarial das Ciencias da Vida (Bioga), organizer of Galicia Biodays 2024.

The biotechnology sector meeting will address strategic issues such as the development of new drugs, innovation in food and cosmetics, entrepreneurship and financing of strategic projects and internationalization. International delegations from leading biotechnology countries such as the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom and Belgium will attend. Among the confirmed sponsors, so far, there are already leading companies such as Zendal, Inventium, Promega Biotech Ibérica, Servitalent, Mestrelab Research, Lonza, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, AMSlab, CaixaBank-DayOne, Paralab Bio, Universidade de Vigo and FI-Group.

Vigo will be in June 2024 the capital of biotechnology, will host the second edition of Galicia Biodays, a space that, according to Bioga, will allow “to know the current trends in the biotechnology sector”. It will feature an extensive program of conferences, workshops and networking activities. But why Vigo? The president of Bioga explains: “Vigo is a city with a strong entrepreneurial and industrial character, with an area of influence where some of the biotechnology companies with the highest turnover in Spain are based and where hybridization with other strategic sectors happens naturally”.

Who is Galicia Biodays aimed at?

Any agent interested and integrated in the biotechnology and life sciences sector. It is an appointment for businessmen, managers, entrepreneurs and investors who want to learn about new business models and experiences to develop and implement in their companies. It will also be of interest to R&D&I directors from the main companies in the sector, technology centers and international institutions. And for young talent, researchers, academics and students in the area of life sciences interested in learning about current trends in biotechnological innovation. Suppliers that provide quality solutions and services in the sector are also invited to attend.

Why does the Galician biotechnology sector assume to promote Galicia Biodays, a reference forum for the biotechnology industry?

Galicia has an innovative and cutting-edge biotechnology industry, with leading companies in the international arena and, at the same time, with innovative startups that develop cutting-edge products and services, a propitious scenario to promote the generation of new innovations and the implementation of business opportunities. The Galician ecosystem is made up of 160 biotechnology companies, represented through the Clúster Tecnolóxico Empresarial das Ciencias da Vida, which have an annual turnover of more than 1,300 million euros, invest more than 110 million euros each year in innovation and development (R&D) and generate 5,600 jobs. The Galician biotechnology sector has the Strategy for the Consolidation of the Galician Biotechnology Sector 2021-2025 as a central element and the backbone of the biotechnology ecosystem around the productive business fabric.

Further information: – Gabinete Prensa de Bioga: 679.486.961

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