Below you can find a selection of the Flemish investors and service providers traveling together with FlandersBio and Flanders Investment & Trade to San Diego for the BIO International Convention, the largest global event for the biotech industry (June 23-26, 2014).
For example, DROIA, a private investor, is looking for promising new cancer therapies. DROIA evaluates new opportunities for their potential of achieving a breakthrough and offering solutions to patients quickly. BIO is for them an ideal occasion to scout worldwide for interesting innovations and new partners.
De Clercq & Partners – Experts in intellectual property rights for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector. The firm is an extremely important partner for all organizations. Before a company or university can openly talk about a technology or idea, it should protect it with a patent. The firm combines scientific knowledge with expertise in intellectual property rights, a service that all attendees can use. In the US, they maintain relationships and work together with various American law offices and their worldwide clients.
Embi Tec Europe– Develops compact electrophoresis equipment and accessories for researchers. The equipment makes it possible to separate DNA and RNA and is used in labs worldwide. At BIO, Embitec will showcase new, even more sensitive, products and establish contacts for expanding in Europe.