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bioPmed / Bioindustry Park (bioPmed / Bioindustry Park)

Italy: Piedmont
Alberto Baldi

Overview

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About us

bioPmed is the Italian innovation cluster dedicated to health care related products and services. Established in 2009 by Regione Piemonte in the framework of the ERDF funds, it is managed by Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero, the local science & technology park specialised in the field.

bioPmed brings together companies, research centers, universities and foundations, working together with a common vision and a shared strategic plan. It promotes research-industry interactions, stimulates innovation, supports valorisation and commercialisation of research results and internationalization.

It offers dedicated funding opportunities for R&D&I initiatives, high added-value specialized services and international networks to support industry competitiveness.

The cluster operates in several areas related to human health such as biotech, pharma, diagnostics, medtech, medical devices, digital health etc. following a personalised healthcare approach. bioPmed activities are in line with the strategies of the European Union, as well as with the regional Smart Specialisation Strategy, supporting the competitiveness of the regional industrial ecosystem in the field.

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 450
    Cluster Members
  • 89
    SME's
  • 4
    Large Companies
  • 7
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 350
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Achievements

  1. ESCA Gold Label obtained in 2015
  2. Development of a joint internationalisation strategy and alliance together with three top life sciences clusters in Europe focused on personalised healthcare (BioXclusters alliance) www.bioxclusters.eu
  3. Creation and development of a community of around 350 regional players in life sciences, 70 of which are full members of the bioPmed cluster
  4. Attraction to Torino of BioEurope Spring 2014 (2000 delegates, over 10.000 1 to 1 meetings)
  5. More than 50 R&D projects launched in the last 5 years for a total budget of above 20Meuro

Management team

Alberto Baldi
Cluster Manager
Eugenio Mimosi
Internationalisation Responsible
Samantha Balma
Other
Maria Giovanna Boux
Other

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Human health and social work activities:Q86 Human health activities
Technology fields
A\: Human necessities:Foods or foodstuffs; their treatment, not covered by other classes - A\: Human necessities:Medical or veterinary science; hygiene
S3 EU priority areas
Digital transformation:e-Health (e.g. healthy ageing) - Public health & security:Ageing societies - Public health & security:Dual use - Public health & security:Public health & well-being
Cross-sectoral industries
Biopharmaceuticals

Services

Support services provided

Internationalisation Support (access to third countries markets)
Access to finance: Public funding
Access to finance: Private funding
IPR Management
Other (please specify)

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7 H2020 CIP/COSME INTERREG Other

Name & description

Regional Cluster Programme Regione Piemonte: Creation and development of a biotech / medtech innovation cluster - EFSR 2007-2013

National life sciences cluster ALISEI - Ministry of University and Research

Project name

  • ECRI: (2016-2018): Excellence Cluster for Regional Improvement​
  • BIOXCLUSTERS + (2016-2018): the European Strategic Cluster Partnership on Personalised Healthcare (EASME)
  • EASYSPEAK (2014-2016): Functional vocabularies for global life sciences internationalisation -   (Erasmus Plus)
  • BIOTECH-MA (2014-2016): Teaching Biotechnology for Human Health: from the bench to the market -  (Erasmus Plus)
  • eLSi (2012 – 2014): e-Learning for Life Sciences Internationalisation (Leonardo – Transfer of Innovation)
  • BIOXCLUSTERS (2012-2014): Bio Crossing borders of 4 European Clusters for a joint internationalisation strategy – (FP7 – CIP – World Class Clusters)
  • BIOPROTECH (2010-2013): Improvement of research capacities of the Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax in Bio-Processes for biotech applications, tying up with the European Research Area – (FP7 – INCO – ERAWIDE)
  • ABC Europe (2009-2012): Advanced Biotech Cluster platforms for Europe (CIP Competitiveness & Innovation Programme – Europe Innova)
  • BIO-CT (2009-2011): Biotechnology Common Tools (FP7 – Regions of Knowledge)
  • TRANSALPINE BIOCLUSTER (2008-2011): INTERREG Alpine Space – Priority 1 – Competitiveness and attractiveness of the Alpine Space.

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Brazil
China
Japan
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
United States

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Belgium
France
Germany
Spain
Poland

Transnational support activites

Promotional Activities - Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs - Support to collaborative activities/etc.

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Upcoming events

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 02.02.2021
bioPmed showcase 2021: a catalog of innovative life sciences products and services
News Published: 16.03.2017
ECRI PROJECT – Invitation for Expression of interests for subcontractor
News Published: 04.08.2016
Easy Speak: a new online tool for healthcare and life sciences companies