Meet & share your new product innovations with over 1,000 Life Science professionals from around the world at The European Life Sciences Summit: Biomedica

Biomedica 2013 will attract more than 1000 Life Science professionals from around the globe with:


  • Business & science presentations
  • Keynote lectures
  • Poster presentations
  • 5 min’ Pitches
  • Satellite conferences
  • 2,500 m² exhibition
  • A Job fair
  • A Matchmaking event
  • Valorisation of IP, Products & Services (VIPS corner)
  • Business & scientific awards
  • Pre-event on 18 June


Your company can play a major role in this global event as one of its exhibitors or sponsors.  There are numerous sponsorship & exhibition opportunities available to you.

Sponsors and exhibitors 2013 :

    • Alma in Silico
    • Analytical Services
    • BioMIMedics
    • Biomat-IN
    • Bioptis S.A.
    • BioRiver – Life Science im Rheinland e.V.
    • Chemelot Campus
    • CTMM
    • Grünenthal GmbH
    • IHK Aachen
    • IN2LifeSciences
    • InnoCore Pharmaceuticals
    • InnoSer B.V.
    • Kinesis Pharma BV
    • LifeTecAachen-Jülich e.v.
    • LIMS at work GmbH
    • Maastricht Health Campus
    • MedizinTechnik.NRW
    • Medtronic
    • Microbiomed
    • NMWP
    • Office1996
    • Philips Research
    • RWTH
    • RWTH International Academy
    • SPOW – Science Parks of Wallonia
    • TeTRRA – Technology Transfer and Recruiting in Rural Areas
    • Toxikon Europe nv
    • Wissensallianz Rhein-Waal 2020


Alma in Silico

The Alma in Silico project, financed by the Interreg IVA Program, has started on 1st July of 2008. The project is coordinated by the University of Liège (GIGA-Research), collaborating with the Universities of Hasselt (BIOMED), UMC+ Maastricht (GCM) and RWTH Aachen (IMB). The aim of this 4-year project is to organize, develop, disseminate and exploit knowhow in the fields of bioinformatics and systems biology within the Euregio Meuse-Rhine.


Analytical Services

Analytical Services is a service-based partner for the pharmaceutical- biotechnology industry, medical device manufacturer and clinical research organizations. Analytical-Services provides services for structure elucidation with state of the arte equipment and techniques (e.g. NMR, LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, MALDI-TOF), isolation and synthesis of degradation products, characterization of reference standards and storage all done in full compliance with GMP requirements. Analytical-Services offers high quality, target oriented work standards over the entire method development, method validation and release analysis process.



BioMIMedics is an Euregional Interreg-IVa  project of five knowledge centres (Maastricht University, RWTH- & FH-Aachen, Ulg, Hasselt University), LIOF and SMEs focussing on applied biopolymer and biosensor research, dissemination and valorisation. The R&D activities of BioMIMedics centre round novel biomimetic biopolymers for medical care.
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The development of innovative biomaterials is based on advanced techniques in polymer chemistry, biotechnology, gene therapy, cell and tissue engineering. It not only requires new multidisciplinary research strategies but also international cooperation. Biomat-IN seeks to stimulate this by bringing together 5 European clusters: Eurasanté and Atlanpole Biotherapies in France, Bioregio Stern in Germany, MedilinkEM in the UK and LIOF in the Netherlands.


Bioptis S.A.

Bioptis S.A., Belgium, is an innovative biotechnology company that provides research, diagnosis and development expertise for new treatments and diagnostics in the field of equine pathologies. Our expertise areas cover : Inflammation, Elisa kits (proprietary & Genorise Scientific) ; Oxidative stress ; Mitochondrial function, aerobic capacity of sport horses ; Regenerative medicine solutions aimed at curing tendonitis and degenerative joint diseases : Platelet Rich Plasma kits – Hyaluronic acid and proteoglycans – Stem cells.


BioRiver – Life Science im Rheinland e.V.

Founded in 2004, BioRiver is fully committed to representing the Life Sciences sector in the business and scientific hub of Cologne, Dusseldorf, Bonn and Aken as an independent industry organization. The overall aim of BioRiver is to improve the conditions for biotech companies in the Rhineland region, to support the start of new enterprises and the growth of the industry. In the board of directors the industry’s stake holders are represented, key-players are engaging honorary in the organization’s management which is chaired by experienced biotech CEOs.


Chemelot Campus

Chemelot Campus is an important player in the fields of material sciences and life sciences. It’s is an open innovation community, where business is created from available unique knowledge. This knowledge is shared between individuals, companies and knowledge institutions. Focus is on performance materials, bio-based materials, biomedical materials, biosynthesis and R&D Enabling Technologies.



CTMM (Center for Translational Molecular Medicine) is a Netherlands-based public-private partnership. CTMM translates excellent basic research and technology development activities into better healthcare, increasing life expectancy and improving patients’ quality of life. Focus lies on oncology, cardiovascular, neurodegenerative and infectious/auto-immune disease.


Grünenthal GmbH

The Grünenthal Group is an independent, family-owned international research based pharmaceutical company headquartered in Aachen, Germany. Building on its unique position in pain, its objective is to become the most patient-centric company to be a leader in therapy innovation. Grünenthal is one of the last five research-oriented pharmaceutical corporations with headquarters based in Germany which sustainably invests in research and development. These investments amounted to about 25 % of revenues in 2011. Grünenthal’s research and development strategy concentrates on select fields of therapy and state-of-the-art technologies. We focus on the intensive search for new ways to treat pain better, more effectively and with fewer side-effects than before. Altogether, the Grünenthal Group has affiliates in 26 countries worldwide. Grünenthal products are sold in more than 155 countries and approx. 4,500 employees are working for the Grünenthal Group worldwide. In 2011, Grünenthal reached estimated revenues of 947 Mio €.


IHK Aachen:

As an sector’s organisation the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Aachen represents economy’s interests and is crucial for the development of the business location “Region of Aachen”. The Chamber is acting as a critical partner of the political and the administrational level as well as an independent market’s advocate and customer-oriented institution providing services for its approximately 73.000 member companies.
Life Science companies in the Technology Region Aachen:



IN2LifeSciences: eight leading Life Sciences regions in North-West Europe collaborating to provide SMEs with transnational access to organisations with tools, expertise or resources to overcome their innovation bottlenecks.


InnoCore Pharmaceuticals

InnoCore Pharmaceuticals is a Netherlands based drug delivery company.

The formulation of controlled release depots (coatings, microspheres, implants..) based on our proprietary SynBiosys® bioresorbable polymers is our core competence. The versatile SynBiosys polymer platform allows control over the release of not only small molecules and peptides but also large (bio)pharmaceutical compounds. A state of the art environment in our new facility as well as GMP licenses completes our proposition.


InnoSer B.V. 

InnoSer’s core business is providing tailored services to investigators in working with genetically altered (GA) research models under high quality and defined lab conditions.
InnoSer offers services for in-vivo and in-vitro bioresearch  which includes colony management, sanitation, cryopreservation, rederivation, pathology and GEMM generation.

Kinesis Pharma BV

Kinesis Pharma is a drug development consultancy and contract research organization based in the Netherlands with clients ranging from local startup/biotech to global pharmaceutical companies. Kinesis has a leading position and proven track record in fast and effective early drug development (from candidate selection up to proof-of-concept in patients).


LifeTecAachen-Jülich e.V.

LifeTecAachen-Jülich e.V., the Life Science network in the Aachen region, combines partners from science, economy, development agencies and capital. The strength of the association is based on the high competence of its members and the strong conjunction with regional, national and euregional associations.
The aim of LifeTecAachen-Jülich e.V. is the development and establishment of networks, to promote and visualize the Life Science excellence of the Aachen-Jülich region.


LIMS at work GmbH

LIMS at work provides reliable state of the art software and services to manage data in the pharmaceutical and biochemical industry.
Developing interfaces, data retrieval and data management tools to keep things truly transparent and highly available.
Realising individual software projects to make things work!


Maastricht Health Campus

Maastricht is rapidly developing into one of the most important centers in Europe with respect to health. Clinical care, high-quality medical science education, and knowledge-intensive activities all come together on the Maastricht Health Campus in an all-out collaboration. Exhaustive work is carried out to discover smarter and improved solutions for healthier living. Good ideas are brought to fruition because scientific expertise goes hand in hand with pioneering entrepreneurship.



The cluster MedizinTechnik.NRW is opening up qualitative new capabilities for improved communication, cooperation and development. The aim is to efficiently use the existing strengths through targeted networking and development in terms of optimal patient care and to further develop and consolidate the existing network.



At Medtronic, we work across borders, disciplines, and industries to deliver new and innovative medical technology solutions. At this moment every 4 seconds, somewhere in the world, a patient is treated with a Medtronic device or therapy. Worldwide 45,000 dedicated employees are working to achieve this.


The MicroBioMed project, financed by the Interreg IV A Program, aims at positioning the Euregio-Meuse-Rhine as a region of excellence in the field of microtechnology applied to biomedicine. Therefore, nine partners coordinated by the Centre Spatial de Liège are co-developing a lab-on-chip demonstrator for the early diagnostic of breast cancer.



The higher aim of the cluster management NanoMicroMaterialsPhotonics.NRW is to make North Rhine Westphalia the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economic area in Germany by focusing on the four key themes nano-, micro-, material technology and photonics. This includes the creation of an environment that promotes and accelerates innovation as well as sharpening the international profile in order to attain an internationally visible leading position in these fields.



You are looking for a professional partner within in LifeScience-Market?
Office1996 International Insurance Brokers offers support for companies and start-ups.
On base of our quality management system we offer services in:

  • Risk Management/ Corporate Insurance Service
  • Employee Benefits
  • Business trips/ Delegation of Employees

Cost Control Management: Examination, Optimization, Cost Reduction, Coverage against existential business risks.

Philips Research

Philips Research is one of the world’s largest corporate research organizations and has a rich history of producing successful innovations in the areas of healthcare, lifestyle and lighting. Powered by the intellect and hard work of more than 1,600 talented individuals, Philips Research fuels value creation and growth in Philips by creating new technologies that will improve people’s lives. Philips Research has research facilities in Germany, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom, India, USA and China.



With about 38,000 students and 7,000 employees, RWTH Aachen University is a place where the future of our industrialised world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed.


RWTH International Academy

Als offizielle Weiterbildungsakademie der Rheinisch-Westfälischen Technischen Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen kann die RWTH International Academy auf das breit gefächerte Wissen der Institute und Forschungsgebiete der Hochschule zurückgreifen. So werden angewandte und praxisorientierte Weiterbildungsangebote professionell konzipiert, organisiert und extern vermarktet. Die fachliche und inhaltliche Verantwortung liegt bei den Instituten der RWTH.

RWTH Profile Area – Medical Science and Technology (MedST)
Der Profilbereich MedST repräsentiert die Verbindung der medizinischen Forschung mit den ingenieurwissenschaftlichen und naturwissenschaftlichen Disziplinen der RWTH Aachen. Der Profilbereich verfolgt dabei gezielt die Stärkung der Translation von Entwicklungen aus der Grundlagenforschung in die anwendungsorientierte Forschung. Die vier Forschungsschwerpunkte sind Smart Medical Systems, Bioengineering, Imaging und Human Technologie Interactions.



Scienion AG and its US subsidiary Scienion US, Inc. provide systems and services for multiplex assay development. This includes printing of biological and/or chemical samples in diagnostics, pharmaceutical development, medical technologies, veterinary applications, plant and food analytics and the subsequent development of protocols and application solutions ranging from R&D to ISO certified production


SPOW – Science Parks of Wallonia

SPoW is is the network of the six science and technology parks located in Wallonia, Belgium. The parks offer a wide range of services allowing the optimal development of innovative companies, capitalizing on the potential for scientific or technological collaborations with universities and research centres.


TeTRRA – Technology Transfer and Recruiting in Rural Areas

The key point of this innovative trilateral Interreg project with 12 partners and among them three universities is the stimulation of cross-border technology transfer and the recruitment support for small and medium sized companies with a focus on the more rural areas of the Euregio Meuse-Rhine.
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Toxikon Europe nv

Toxikon is an international CRO with ISO, GMP and GLP accreditations. We contract and partner with pharma, biotech and medical device industries to deliver exceptional product development services from concept to final product. We provide preclinical in vivo capabilities and analytical services for PK/TK, impurities, stability – and microbiology testing.


Wissensallianz Rhein-Waal 2020

Radboud University Nijmegen, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Eindhoven University of Technology and Wageningen UR join forces  in “Wissensallianz Rhein-Waal 2020”. In the period 2012-2015, the universities will facilitate startups in the Euregion Rhine-Waal that want to take their innovations to the other side of the border, and become part of a sustainable innovative cross-border network.