Brussels, 18 September 2023 - EuropaBio is pleased to announce that Genopole has joined the association as an Associate Member.
Genopole is the oldest biocluster in France. Founded in 1998, Genopole represents a consolidated connector between fundamental research, higher education, universities, shared technological platforms and entrepreneurship.
Genopole’s focus is genomics-driven R&D and innovation, and it supports the entire innovation maturation value chain, from targeted training to basic and applied research and on to industrial development.
Its biocluster has a strong and chosen multidisciplinary approach involving more than 2,300 employees from 65 companies, 17 public research labs, and 25 cutting-edge shared-access technology platforms and facilities for R&D located on site.
EuropaBio Director-General Dr. Claire Skentelbery said “Genopole was one of the founders of biotechnology regions in France and it has been a pleasure to work with them throughout my career in biotechnology. We welcome them now into EuropaBio, reflecting the increasing French presence within global biotechnology and the economic growth that it demonstrates”.