February 2017
TABLE OF CONTENTSCluster's lifeOur member's newsSave the dateCalls for projectsAround our themes

After launching its mobile application at the end of January, Lyonbiopole continues to innovate by creating the status of "Associate Member" and thus welcomes major players in health within its community. In the same dynamic, the cluster signed a partnership agreement with CENS to develop its expertise in Nutrition and Health. In March, find out about the next European funding programs adapted to SMEs, meet the regional health delegation at the BIO-Europe Spring 2017 Convention in Barcelona or take part in the Forum 5i workshop: "Start-up : Does the dream team exist? ".

Cluster's life

 Commissioner-General for Investment visited MaaT Pharma at AccinovMr Louis Schweitzer, Commissioner-General for Investment, visited the Lyon-based biotech MaaT Pharma. For more than an hour, the former CEO of the Renault Group and current President of Initiative France has thus been able to grasp the ambitions of this microbiotech, while discovering the first European platform meeting the GMP standards for the transfer of fecal microbiota.
 Workshop Merck – Axys Network at AccinovAccinov welcomed MERCK and AXYS-NETWORK for a workshop on « Suppliers and Subcontractors qualification for GMP Production ». During the event, the thirty participants, had the opportunity to find out about the challenge of turning research grade laboratory reactive into raw material for GMP production for clinical trial use, thank to Brigitte Mangiarotti (Merck), then discuss with Alain Euzen (Axys-Network) the issue of suppliers and CMO audits sharing.
 Investors meeting: Angel santé/SMEsThis month Lyonbiopole had the pleasure to welcome for a dedicated day « Angel Santé », the first Business Angels network specialized in Healthcare in Europe. The event was an opportunity for Lyonbiopole to promote its vibrant ecosystem to this Business Angel Network. Lyonbiopole organized one to one meetings between Angel Santé and 8 innovative start-up looking for private capital and fitting with Angel Santé’s investment criteria.
 Workshop on the financial tool “SME instrument” In the framework of its European activities, Lyonbiopole organised a workshop on the financial tool “SME instrument” (Horizon 2020 programme) for its members. M. Pascal Formisyn, national contact point, presented in details the Instrument’s content and the objectives and the “health” calls 2017. Then, the ten SMEs participant could discuss about the application procedure and get individual answers depending on their initial need.
 Lyonbiopole creates the Associate Member statusLyonbiopole creates the "Associate Member" status and welcomes 5 new major players in its ecosystem. KPMG, Sham, BNP Paribas, Radiance Groupe Humanis and Harmonie Mutuelle are joining forces with the territorial dynamics of the biotech/medtech ecosystem of Lyonbiopole. By creating this new status, Lyonbiopole wishes to integrate companies and institutions for whom health innovation is an issue but which have no health R&D activities in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. These new members, through their interactions with the innovation ecosystem of the cluster, will be associated to its life and will widen experts' pool on multiple themes.
 Lyonbiopole joins the European Nutrition Health Center - CENSAs part of the strengthening of its activities, Lyonbiopole has just signed a partnership with the European Nutrition Health Center. Through this agreement, Lyonbiopole opens towards a network of scientific experts specialized in nutrition, complementary sector of its privileged fields of activity. A meaningful collaboration to boost economic development and scientific and medical innovation in this domain.

Our member's news

 New membersCARROUCELL is a French startup that develops and sells advanced biomaterials for biological applications. Created in 2016, the company is active in the bioassay space and develops complex microcarriers for differentiated cell culture as well as 3D scaffolds for regenerative medicine and tissue repair.
 New membersPixyl provides to neurologists, radiologists and anesthetists software solutions that automatically analyze brain MRI, extracting biomarkers for stroke, multiple sclerosis and traumatic brain injury (TBI). In their clinical studies activities, it allows clinicians to increase reliability in the study outcomes, thanks to the analysis objectivity and reproducibility. […]
 Focus onEdelris is a contract research company, providing services to Life Sciences customers and partners (pharmas, biotechs and academics), committed to the discovery of novel compounds. For more than ten years, Edelris has explored new relevant chemical space for drug discovery (Keymical Space), containing several million molecules […]
 February 1st, 2017Pixyl raises ¤500k from IT-Translation, Crédit Agricole and Davycrest February 2nd, 2017Intuity® Ject medical device by EVEON received the Pharmapack Europe Award 2017 February 13th, 2017Transgene and Léon Bérard Cancer Center Announce Dosing of the First Patient in a Phase 1 Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Evaluating the Intra-Tumoral Co-Administration of Pexa-Vec plus Ipilimumab (Yervoy®)
 February 13th, 2017Novasep Invests in a ¤27m Viral Vector Production Facility

Save the date

  • BioEurope Spring – Barcelone
    March 20th, 2017
  • 10th Symposium of Vaccinology
    March 20th, 2017
  • BIOVISION 2017
    April 4th, 2017
  • Forum 5i
    June 1st, 2017
  • BIO International Convention
    June 19th, 2017

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    Calls for projects



  • Innovative Medicines Initiative – IMI 2
    Before March 16th, 2017
  • Horizon 2020 – Calls for projects Health Challenge 2017
    Before April 11th, 2017
  • H2020 SME instrument
    Before November 8th, 2017
  • Around our themes

  • Hospitalar 2017
    May 16th, 2017
  • 18th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
    September 24th, 2017
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