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Brussels, 14 June 2024 - EuropaBio is pleased to announce that has joined as a representative of biotechnology innovation within the Czech Republic.


Based in Prague, was founded in 2023 with the vision to integrate R&D, innovation, business, and policy-making activities in the field of biotech in the city of Prague and the broader region. aims to connect all parts of their local biotech sector, while supporting its visibility and helping to connect it internationally within central Europe and beyond. is the growing centre for the Czech biotechnology industry.


By joining EuropaBio, hopes to broaden the possibilities of companies within Central Europe, connecting sector stakeholders across the whole of the European landscape.


With this addition, EuropaBio now celebrates 24 members within its National Associations Council, helping to interconnect the European biotechnology sector more extensively and amplifying the voice of biotechnology across regions up to EU and global levels.


Dr. Claire Skentelbery, Director General of EuropaBio commented “We are delighted that has become part of the EuropaBio community. Biotechnology in Europe is transformative for economies and the Czech Republic has a significant future through its innovation and industrial base”.


Petra Kinzlova, CEO of added: "Although is based in Prague, the world of biotech knows no borders. We therefore want to cooperate across countries, and membership in EuropaBio is an important gateway to our European colleagues.”

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About EuropaBio

EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, promotes an innovative and dynamic European biotechnology industry. EuropaBio and its members are committed to the socially responsible use of biotechnology to improve quality of life; to prevent, diagnose, treat, and cure diseases; to improve the quality and quantity of food and feedstuffs and to move towards a biobased and zero-waste economy. EuropaBio represents corporate and associate members, plus national biotechnology associations and bioregions.


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The goal of is to become a moderator of the overall development of biotechnology in the Czech Republic, to represent Czech biotechnology abroad, to contribute to greater drug independence in the Czech Republic and to support the development of drugs that can one day change the fight against certain diseases worldwide. The association combines research, development and innovation activities in the field of medicine and natural sciences and brings together key players in research, industry, investment and government.

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