Cluster, Bioregions, Technology Parks

Austria
LISA Vienna Region The Vienna region is Austria’s largest life sciences location. The Austrian government and the City of Vienna set up LISA VR in 2002 with the aim of having one central body to provide support and advice to start-ups and high-tech companies.

Belgium
BioWin The BioWin cluster focuses on human health. Its ambition is to bring together all the Walloon stakeholders committed to promoting innovation and training in the field of biotechnology in health care.

Belgium
CEBR Council of the European Bio Regions CEBR is a network of biotechnology support professionals that support their local biocommunity through direct services including networking, incubation, partnering and cluster promotion. It is the first network of its kind to bring together such organisations and Members will develop and implement new biotech support activities across Europe.

Belgium
FlandersBio FlandersBio is the organization representing the Flemish life sciences cluster.Our members are organizations involved with life sciences R&D and/or -production in Flanders or servicing the Flemish life sciences community.

Denmark
Scanbalt ScanBalt, as a network of networks, will promote the development of ScanBalt BioRegion as a globally competitive meta-bioregion.

Denmark/ Sweden
Medicon Valley Alliance Medicon Valley Alliance is the cluster organisation for the Danish-Swedish life science cluster Medicon Valley. As a non-profit, fee based member organisation, we serve as project leader on cross border initiatives, adding to Medicon Valley’s position as a world class life science cluster. We create synergies and value for our 280 members, who include universities, hospitals, human life science companies, and service providers.

Estonia
Tartu Biotechnology Park Tartu Biotechnology Park (TBP) provides physical infrastructure as well as business development and consultancy services to companies and R&D institutions in the fields of biotechnology, medicine and veterinary medicine. It supports companies in finding cooperation partners and is active in the establishment process of new companies.

Finland
Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd. Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd is the development company of Helsinki Metropolitan Region in Finland. The services of the Healthbio cluster in Culminatum Innovation Oy Ltd include: Business development of health biotech SME´s, Finding international contacts, collaborations and financing for SME´s and academia, Networking with nano- and microtechnology cluster and players in Finland (e.g. diagnostics industry), Running several EU FP projects for biocluster development and for activating the SME´s to participate in EU R&D

Finland
HealthBIO cluster HealthBIO is a new Competence Cluster for health-related biotechnology within the updated Centre of Expertise Programme for the term of 2007–13. The participating regions (capital region, Kuopio, Oulu, Tampere and Turku) represent the five major regional bio-clusters in Finland.

Finland
Turku Science Park Ltd Turku Science Park joins together the academic and business experts. Its special focal areas are biotechnology and ICT. It offers a unique growth environment for the commercialisation of research-oriented innovations and for the generation and growth of enterprise activities related to high technology.

Finland
Uppsala BIO Uppsala BIO is an initiative from the local biotech industry, the two universities in Uppsala, and regional development bodies. Its aim is to contribute to the long-term growth of the biotech sector in the region.

France
Atlantopole Promoting innovation in the Nantes-Saint Nazaire metropolitan area's economic basin.

France
Biogenouest (formerly OUEST Genopole) Biogenouest (formerly OUEST-genopole) is a strategic network for higher education and research, as well as for the economic development in the fields of Marine biology, Agriculture - Food-processing, Human health and Bioinformatics.

France
Capbiotek Capbiotek - the Bretagne biocluster where nature meets innovation. Thanks to its exceptional marine and agricultural resources, a unique greentech environment, a world-class agrifood sector, technological expertise and academic centers of excellence, the Bretagne region of France is a major biotech player in France and in Europe as a whole.

France
Genopole Créé en 1998 sous la forme provisoire d’une association loi 1901 à l’initiative du gouvernement français, des collectivités territoriales et de l’Association française contre les myopathies, « Genopole® » est devenu, le 1er mars 2002, un Groupement d’intérêt public d’une durée de 12 ans.

France
Lyonbiopole Lyonbiopole is a world competitiveness cluster focused on the fight against human/animal infectious diseases, cancers and immune disorders. It aims to: - Build a “healthcare shield” in order to protect populations against these diseases - Offer innovative approaches in diagnosis, prevention (vaccines), new biotherapies and drug delivery systems, for more responsive and more personalized medicine. The cluster is built upon the expertise of the Lyon-Grenoble area: large scale industrial production and functional biology in Lyon, and structural biology and micro & nanotechnology in Grenoble. Lyonbiopole is designed to: - Produce multi-partner R&D projects, and speed up innovation - Support SMBs and international development

France
Medicen Paris Region Medicen Paris Region facilitates the transfer of innovation to industry, the market and patients in human healthcare sectors (prevention, diagnosis, treatment and related technologies). It also contributes to training for the jobs of tomorrow and aims to increase company competitiveness so that the Paris Region becomes one of the global centres for translational medicine.

Germany
BioCon Valley BioCon Valley is the initiative for Life Science and health economy of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. As one of the German BioRegions BioCon Valley supports the commercial use of modern life sciences and bio- and medical technologies in the region.

Germany
BioM BioM Biotech Cluster Development GmbH coordinates the activities of the Munich Biotech Cluster and serves as the first contact point for firms and start-ups of the life science sector. In its function as a service and consulting corporation, BioM's main objective is to develop the Munich Cluster and strengthen the position as one of the leading biotechnology centres in Europe.

Germany
BioPark Regensburg The BioPark Regensburg GmbH has a surface area of 12,000 sqm, of which 6000 sqm consist of state-of-the-art laboratory space that meet clean-room air quality standards. Currently 22 tenants from the fields of biotechnology, university institutes, and services are located in BioPark.

Germany
Biosaxony biosaxony is a strong and vital network - between politics, financial world, technology platforms and industry - It concentrates on biotechnological oriented research institutions and enterprises: in Saxony you will find a location in the middle of Europe with excellent infrastructure and best working and research conditions.

Germany
Healthcare Industries Cluster The region Berlin-Brandenburg is one of the internationally leading locations in life sciences and health economy sector. The strength of the region mainly lies in the unique concentration and interconnection of science, hospitals and business.  The countless technology parks and the networks from different areas, especially biotechnology and medical technology, offer an excellent infrastructure for the transfer of most recent scientific advances to innovative products in the health sector.

Germany
Heidelberg Technology Park The Heidelberg Technology Park is a science park where effective joint projects can be realized through the cooperation of national research centres and international companies. A knowledge- based environment where science can forge links with business, and research can gain new perspectives through international cooperation.

Germany
BioCampus Cologne Grundbesitz GmbH & Co. KG; is one of the largest biotechnology parks in Germany, where numerous up-and-coming companies from the life science sector have settled. The infrastructure and individual settlement concepts offer new perspectives for the growth sector biotechnology.

Italy
Bioindustry Park del Canavese SpA Bioindustry Park Canavese is a science and technology park located in Canavese, near Turin in the north of Italy. The Park promotes and develops research in biotechnologies and life sciences, hosting enterprises of the chemical, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, bioengineering and iformation science fields. It offers research facilities, scientific and support services, such as technology transfer, patent support, tutorin/mentoring of start-ups and spin-offs.

Italy
BioMilano BioMilano is a network for biotech actors playing on the stage of Milan area. The network is an interplay among public and private sector to rationalize investments thanks to a sharing of technological platforms; a point of reference to spot potential fundings, favouring business of new companies and a commune marketing.

Italy
Parco Tecnologico Padano PTP is the engine of the Lodi Cluster which hosts many organisations involved in the ag-biotech sector, including; the Faculties of Veterinary Medicine and Agricultural Sciences, and other research labs. The Park also hosts an enterprise Incubator and a Business Park which make Lodi one of the main EU Agro-Biotech Clusters.

Italy
Technapoli Science and Technology Park Constituted in February of 1992, Technapoli Consortium is the Scientific and Technological (PST) Park of the metropolitan area in Naples and Caserta. Technapoli cooperates with the local (public and private) economic subjects and with national and international network, developing actions to connect and integrate Enterprises, University, Public Administration and public and private Research Centers in order to realize joined projects on issue related to technological innovation.

Netherlands
Leiden Bio Science Park Leiden Bio Science Park is the leading life sciences cluster in the Netherlands and ranks among the top five most successful science parks in Europe. 

Spain
Barcelona Science Park The Barcelona Science Park is a meeting point where university, business and society come together. Its objective is to promote innovation, particularly in the life sciences.

Spain
BioBasque From a strong heritage of industrial success, the Basque Country has turned itself into a small but vibrant bioregion, named BioBasque, with a growing cluster of life science companies rooted in a renovated research and innovation system.

Spain
Biocat Biocat is the biocluster organisation that dynamizes and promotes biotechnology and biomedicine in Catalonia.

Spain
Biomadrid Biomadrid promote the development of biotechnology in the Region of Madrid. Collaborate with the local, council, country and European administrations in the development of a legal and institutional framework that supports the development of biotechnology. Stimulate, support and promote collaborations between the administration, public research centres, Universities, technological centres, social agents and other institutions and organizations related to biotechnology with the members of the association.

Sweden
Uppsala BIO Uppsala BIO is an initiative from the local biotech industry, the two universities in Uppsala, and regional development bodies. Uppsala BIO ‘s contributions to the growth of the region's life science sector is focused on the interactions between industry and academy, and actions are grouped around four action areas.

UK
Healthcare and Bioscience iNet Healthcare and Bioscience iNet The Healthcare and Bioscience iNet helps people in the sector, particularly in East Midlands’ businesses and universities, to develop new technologies, processes, products and services in order to build a healthy economy.

UK
One Nucleus One Nucleus is a membership organisation for international life science and healthcare companies. We are based in Cambridge and London UK, the heart of Europe’s largest life science and healthcare cluster. Vision: For One Nucleus and our members to be the top European life science and healthcare network. Mission: We will achieve this by maximising the global competitiveness of our members.

United Kingdom
BioCity Nottingham BioCity Nottingham is a thriving community of bioscience and healthcare sector businesses. Our flexible tenancy agreements are designed to meet the requirements of small start-ups and fully established businesses.

United Kingdom
Kent Bioscience Sector With a high number of biotech and pharmaceutical companies based in the county, the Kent bioscience sector is proud of its success in discovery and innovation found in its larger businesses, which co-exist with fledgling bioscience companies such as those found at the Kent Science Park in Sittingbourne. 

United Kingdom
SEHTA The South East Health Technologies Alliance (SEHTA) is a membership organisation established to support businesses in the health technologies sector – pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, and diagnostics.

United Kingdom
SYBEN SYBEN aims to guide bioscience researchers through the existing support network available, providing a one-stop-shop for bioscience information. Working closely with the local companies in the region, SYBEN promotes collaborations between individual companies and with academia.

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