April 2017
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Scientific workshops, SME's pitches during Medi'Nov, technical products presentation workshops ... so many moments of exchanges for our members to meet, get informed and talk about innovation in health!


The month of May will be internationally oriented with the Medtech/Biotech mission in China within the framework of the European bioXclusters Plus program.




Cluster's life

 Year book 2016 is available!Discover Lyonbiopole and its members throughout the year book pages ! A beautiful communication tool that highlights the work carried out by the cluster to help the innovative health community in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region to spread in France and internationally. Also available in French. [...]
 Immunotherapies WorkshopThe workshop about the impact of new administration routes on immunotherapies was organized as a partnership between Lyonbiopole and Mabdesign on April 4th at Lyon’s Congress Center. The event gathered 45 people : SMEs, MNCs and academics, in order to discuss the development of new devices and technologies for the administration, and the impact on the formulation of immunotherapies. The day was cut in 3 parts : presentation of the administration routes and associated devices to begin, then pitch session of SMEs developing innovative technologies and B2B meetings to finish.
 Metagenomics workshopThe Metagenomics workshop was held on April 5th at Biovision. It was jointly by Lyonbiopole and IMI. 2 topics were tackled on this occasion: the technological aspects of sequencing, creation of databases and data analysis on one hand, and the use of results with its applications on the other hand, with a cross disciplinary and a OneHealth approach. The workshop gathered around 30 people, coming from France, Belgium, England, Canada, and even Nepal and Chili!
 Corning Solutions for cell culture scale-up and closed system processCorning came at Accinov to present its product line for cell amplification from laboratoy scale to early GMP production phases. Product demonstrations had illustrated their utilisation in various applications such as cell banking, protein production, gene and cell therapy.
 5th edition of Medi'NovThis successful edition gathered more than 300 participants including 185 manufacturers and 90 technology providers. In parallel of the business meetings, 24 thematic conferences were held including 2 sessions organized by Lyonbiopole. The first one addressed “Personalized medical devices and US market access” and the second one was a pitch session with 90 attendees. Lyonbiopole’s members Kitware, JOE, Sinnovial, Pixyl, Microlight 3D, Noraker and non-member S2P (Smart Plastic Products) have benefited from increased visibility. Microlight 3D, represented by Denis Barbier, received the Medi'Nov "Innovation Award" during the gala dinner.
 StartCluster workshop at Accinov : Innovations and good laboratory practicesAs part of StartCluster workshop, Merck and Mettler Toledo came at Accinov to meet with Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Life Sciences scientists to present their novelties and expertise in the form of conferences – workshops. This unique day was an opportunity for the 30 participants to exchange around their projects or problems with experts and enjoy an exhibition space.

Our member's news

 New membersLPS-BioSciences is an innovative startup in biotechnology, specialized in bacterial endotoxins. LPS-BioSciences provides services, products and research, to help companies from human and animal health with managing endotoxins issues. Its fields of applications include vaccine industry, in vitro diagnostic, cosmetic, and medical device. The company has developed a novel class of TLR4 immuno-modulators adjuvants to improve vaccines efficiency. Its goal is to make endotoxins accessible for the pharmaceutical industry to meet the needs associated with endotoxins, and to develop a new generation of naturally adjuvanted vaccines.
 New membersHoli is a digital company aiming at improving sleep and pre-screening sleep disorders (snoring, sleep apnea and insomnia). Its ambition is to reinvent the user/patient journey thanks to innovative digital apps and smart devices built on AI, neuroscience and big data.[...]
 Focus onMicrolight develops and designs 3D laser micro-printing machines. This technique allows the realization of complex parts in 3D with unparalleled precision, in biological materials such as collagen or proteins. Microlight 3D is the winner of the Medi'Nov 2017 Innovation Trophy.[...]
 April 1st, 2017iDD biotech enters worldwide exclusive licence concerning antibodies and patents related to CK8 April 6th, 2017bioMérieux receives FDA 510(k) clearance for its BacT/ALERT® VIRTUO fully automated blood culture system April 10th, 2017ERYTECH ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF INVESTIGATOR-INITIATED PHASE 2 STUDY OF ERYASPASE (GRASPA®)
 April 18th, 2017GeNeuro Initiates Phase 2a Study with GNbAC1 in Type 1 Diabetes in Australia April 18th, 2017Valneva Announces Signing of a New EB66® Commercial License with Bavarian Nordic

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 Medtech Biotech China 2017 mission
May 15th, 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

  • Hospitalar 2017
    May 16th, 2017
  • Bubble & Drop 2017
    June 26th, 2017
  • The Tech Corner
    September 23th, 2017
  • 18th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
    September 24th, 2017
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