BIOFIT2019 – very successful Business convention and Congress #BIOFIT2019
Despite the strike, BIOFIT2019 in Marseille was a very successful edition with more than 1150 delegates, 13 000 meetings at the business convention, companies from 35 countries, 16 conferences, 4 hosted Events, 120 exhibitors.
This event give the opportunity for start-ups, mature companies and pharma to meet at human size.
A nice opportunity was been given to start-up companies to present their project at Start-up Slams.
4 of 50 companies have been awarded :
- The most innovative Start-up : MEDISIEVE, UK (https://www.medisieve.com/) MEDISIEVE develops a medical device to remove from the blood pathogen (bacteria in Sepsis, malaria, viruses, white blood cells from patients with leukemia).
- The most collaborative Start-up: ALCEDIAG, FR (https://www.alcediag-alcen.com/) ALCEDIAG develops blood-based diagnostic solutions for mental health (depression, bipolar disorder, ..) based on RNA editing, an epigenetic mecanism.
- The Best in services presentation: VELABS, DE (http://www.velabs-therapeutics.com/) Using microfluidic technology, VELABS accelerates the generation of antibodies against target molecules.
- The Best in Animal Health: AND Biopharma, NL/BE (https://andbiopharma.com/) From the observation that random DNA fragmentation had a inhibiting effect on the population of the same species, AND Biopharma works on early research project in agri-food but also in pharma, including antibiotics, cystic fibrosis, cancer, malaria, leishmania and intestinal worms.
Next edition will take place in Strabourg, France on December 1st & 2d 2020.
BtoBioinnovation wishes you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.