LYONBIOPOLE

France: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Emilien VOLDOIRE

Overview

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About us

As a biocluster, Lyonbiopole is the one-stop shop for healthcare innovation in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region, France. It aims to support the emergence and development of innovative technologies, products and services in 4 main strategic areas: human medicine, veterinary medicine, in vitro diagnostics, medical devices and medical technologies. Focused on infectious diseases since its creation in 2005, Lyonbiopole is now supporting ambitious projects and companies in other fields like cancer, nutrition, metabolic diseases and neurosciences. In 2020, Lyonbiopole represented a community of  245 members: 6 world-class leaders (Sanofi Pasteur, bioMérieux, Boehringer Ingelheim, BD, Merck) – 19 Research Centers including 3 Hospital University Centers and almost 220 SMEs. Since 2015, Lyonbiopole has been certified by the Gold label awarded by the "European Cluster Excellence Initiative".

Its main missions are to: 

  • Stimulate innovation (offering network and partnership opportunities)
  • Support SMEs development (access to private funds, business support...) 
  • Strengthen the cluster's international position
  • Develop a high-level infrastructure offer (proposing fully equipped platform of excellence (BSL2/BSL3 Labs, dedicated biomanufacturing & bioanalyses facilities, etc.).

More information: www.lyonbiopole.com

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 245
    Cluster Members
  • 220
    SME's
  • 6
    Large Companies
  • 19
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 50
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Achievements

  • Lyonbiopole has built up and manages the Clinical Innovation programme encouraging collaboration between the 3 University Hospitals of Rhône-Alpes region and SMEs.
  • Lyonbiopole is the founding organisation of the ambitious programme of “Technological Research Institute” (TRI) BIOASTER that was selected in 2011, by the French government in the framework of the investments for the future programme. The TRI BIOASTER is focused on Infectious Diseases and it gathers Lyonbiopole, Institut Pasteur and 3 industrials (Sanofi, Institut Mérieux, Danone Research), 3 research bodies (INSERM, CNRS, CEA) and more than 50 SMBs from Lyon and Paris. www.bioaster.org
  • Lyonbiopole has developed access to equipped platform of excellence such as the Infectious Diseases Center (22,000 sq.ft. of BSL 2/3 labs)
  • Lyonbiopole is the coordinator of the bioXclusters+ initiative, launched in January 2016 co-funded by the EASME Agency.

Management team

Florence AGOSTINO-ETCHETTO
Cluster Manager
Kevin ROMANI
Internationalisation Responsible
Emilie ROMEO
ECCP Responsible Person
Emilien VOLDOIRE
ECCP Responsible Person

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries
Biopharmaceuticals

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7 CIP/COSME EIT KICs

Name & description

Project name

CASYM - FP7 Coordination support action on System Medicine (partner)

ASSET - FP7 Coordination support action on "Action plan on Science in Society related issues in Epidemics and Total pandemics" (partner)

Health2CARE - CIP project for Cluster supporting Emerging industries / Regional cross cluster alliance on Personalised Medicine (partner)

KIC EIT Health (Associate Partner)

BioXclusters Plus - European Strategic Cluster Partnership on Personalised Healthcare - COSME co-funded project (coordinator)

 
 
 

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Brazil
China
Japan
United States

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Belgium
Germany
Italy
Spain
Sweden

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

Further information

- Organisation of trade missions, visits and B2B meetings in European regions in collaboration with European cluster partners - Organisation of Welcoming missions in Auvergne Rhone-Alpes region - Organisation of European Brokerage events in collaboration with Health NCP and clusters

Membership in cluster networks, meta clusters and national associations of clusters

Name
CEBR
Website
http://www.lifescience-cluster-innovations.space/
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News Published: 20.04.2020
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