March 2017
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March brought the opportunities to strengthen our links with one of the world's leading health markets: North America. At Bio Europe Spring 2017, in Barcelona, a workshop was jointly organized by the European alliance bioXclusters and its Canadian partners To Health!. In this framework, 10 projects and companies of 4 clusters partners were able to participate in a meeting with the American pharmaceutical leader ABBVIE
As every year, April proposes a large number of events to be discovered in our "Save the date" section.

Cluster's life

 Workshop Celltainer Biotech BV and Xell - AccinovAccinov welcomed Celltainer and Xell for a Workshop “Innovative technologies for fermentation & cell culture”. This meeting was an opportunity for parcipants to attend the demonstration of The CELL-tainer single-use bioreactor, a versatile device with configurations optimised for Cell culture, Microbial fermentation. Tim Beckmann, Director Strategic Development & USP at XELL, gave a some basic introduction into cell culture media, then he discussed with the public about some special applications of cell culture media and respective challenges regarding the ingredients.
 Health workshop with To Health!At the occasion of Bio Europe Spring, the bioXclusters + alliance organized a workshop in collaboration with its Canadian partner ToHealth !. 40 attendees had the opportunity to participate in an exchange of best practices for the development and internationalization of personalized medicine between Canada and Europe.
 Open Innovation meeting between bioXcluster & ABBVIELyonbiopole and its partenaires of bioXclusters alliance organize an open innovation meeting with ABBVIE during Bio Europe Spring in Barcelona. Thanks to this meeting more than 10 projects and companies from the 4 clusters were presented to ABBVIE US Team. Also Thanks to this meeting ABBVIE had the chance to understand better European Clusters works and ecosystems and establish with them a long-term relationship.
 Two new projects selected by SFIAfter Lyonbiopole’s accreditation, two collaborative projects were selected as part of the 23rd SFII call. The Oncochip 3D project, co-accredited by Minalogic competitiveness cluster, addresses the development of bio-printed and microstructured chips for R&D in oncology. The NGS-IVS project aims to develop a new diagnostic tool for erythrocytic genotyping. These two projects will benefit from public funding from the French State, local authorities and FEDER European funds. [...]
 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.

Our member's news

 New membersPLASTIBELL is a well-established international player in injection moulding for the healthcare market. PLASTIBELL serves customers in the medical, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, OTC, animal health and hygiene areas. […]
 Focus onSynthelis, a French biotech company, specialized in cell-free production, purification and characterization of difficult-to-express proteins (ion channels, transporters, GPCRs, enzymes, etc.) announced the launch of a new High Throughput Multigene Expression service. […]
 February 28th, 2017NEURONAX obtains the authorization to start its phase I clinical trial March 8th, 2017EDAP’s Long Term Academic HIFU Partner INSERM LabTAU Designated Center of Excellence by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation March 9th, 2017iDD biotech is granted 2 additional patents
 March 17th, 2017Imaxio receives scientific advice from the European Medicines Agency March 21th, 2017ERYTECH presents new preclinical anti-tumor data March 21th, 2017Poxel Announces Positive Results for Thorough QT Safety Clinical Study of Imeglimin
 March 22th, 2017NETRIS Pharma Starts Enrollment of First Clinical Study to Evaluate Drug Candidate Targeting Dependence Receptors March 28th, 2017ERYTECH COLLABORATES WITH FOX CHASE CANCER CENTER March 28th, 2017Nosopharm raises ¤2.4 million to develop a novel antibiotic class
 March 30th, 2017iDD biotech enters worldwide exclusive licence March 31th, 2017PMB and EVEON have signed a development and supply agreement

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 Partnering Day 2017
October 10th, 2017
Private Inv¤stment Day
DĂ©cember 1st, 2017
  • Accinov : Workshop, Corning solutions for cell culture scale-up and closed system process
    April 11th, 2017
  • Medinov connection 2017
    April 12th, 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 September 14th, 2017
  • H2020 SME instrument
    Before November 8th, 2017
  • Around our themes

  • A3P Bioproduction Congress at Lyon : Conferences, Workshops, Exhibition, Plant Tour
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  • Biotrinity 2017
    May 8th, 2017
  • Meet2win
    May 11th, 2017
  • Hospitalar 2017
    May 16th, 2017
    May 22th, 2017
  • Epigenetics & Cancer conference
    May 29th, 2017
  • Bubble & Drop 2017
    June 26th, 2017
  • 18th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
    September 24th, 2017
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