Brussels, 18 October 2023 - EuropaBio is pleased to announce that SICOS, the French Syndicat des industries chimie fine et biotech, has joined the association as an Associate Member.
Founded over a hundred years ago in 1921, SICOS has had a long history of supporting the fine chemicals and biotech industry in France. SICOS is the representative body for manufacturers of fine chemicals located in France and a France Chimie, FEFIS (Fédération Française des Industries de Santé) and EFCG (European Fine Chemicals Group) member.
With the fine chemicals sector producing intermediates and active ingredients for the pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food and feed industries. SICOS aims to be the voice of the French fine chemicals industry towards national, European and international organisms.
EuropaBio Director-General Dr. Claire Skentelbery said “We are delighted to welcome SICOS as an Associate Member of EuropaBio. With its rich history and representation of the transition of fine chemicals towards a biotech future in France, SICOS brings valuable expertise and a powerful voice to our association, reinforcing our commitment to advancing the biotech sector in Europe.”
SICOS Director Céline Crusson-Rubio said “We are really glad to join EuropaBio and participate in the recognition of industrial biotech as a technology enabling CSR objectives to be achieved. We will be delighted to exchange and build our industry of tomorrow with others.”