Two major events will be organised on 8 and 9 October by the FP7 Health project ENTENTE and the European association for bio-industries EuropaBio with the support of the European Commission.
These events will take place during the 2014 European Biotech Week in Brussels and will be especially dedicated to strengthening the biotechnology innovation potential in Europe through promoting and empowering innovative SMEs seeking financial facilitations and international exposure.
- 8 October: EuropaBio’s 5th Most Innovative European Biotech SME Award
Is your SME interested in participating in this renowned event showcasing European Biotech SMEs that have developed innovative solutions addressing major societal challenges?
This year, EuropaBio will be hosting its 5th annual Most Innovative Biotech SME Award. The event will include presentations from the European Commission and the European Investment Bank on the most recent European financial facilitations for innovative SMEs as well as a keynote speech by G. Steven Burrill, founder and CEO of Burrill & Company. This year’s award will be presented by European Commission Director General for Enterprise and Industry, Daniel Calleja-Crespo.
- 9 October: ENTENTE Life Science Investment Forum
Are you a R&D SME active in the life sciences sector developing innovative products or technologies? Are you seeking for funding or partnering in the next 24 months?
This event will give you the chance to pitch your innovation developments and needs in front of an international jury consisting of about 40 business angels, venture capitalists, corporate investors and other industry experts. Application and participation is free of charge but based on selection. Only the 28 most attractive companies to investors will be invited to join the forum.
Information provided in your application will be visible to the members of the selection committee and to the members of the International Venture Club. The profiles of the selected companies will be published in the ENTENTE-Life Sciences Investment Forum conference binder.