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Biospain 2018 wil be celebrated this time in Sevilla. Invest in Andalucia will be there

August 17th, 2018

BIOSPAIN is the largest biotech event organized by a national bioindustry association in Europe and one of the largest in the world by the number of one-to-one meetings (+3.000) and companies participating (+800). 34% of our delegates came from outside of Spain.

?BIOSPAIN is organized by ASEBIO, the Spanish Bioindustry Association and each edition is co-organized by a local institution from the host city/region. On the 2018 edition, Biospain is co-organized by the Government of Andalucia.

Do not hesitate to book your personal meeting with Invest in Andalucía! 

Why Spain?

In 2015 there were 2,981 enterprises engaged in biotechnology related activities in Spain (+8.72% compared to 2014), of which 654 are dedicated biotechnology enterprises (+4.17%), according to data in the ASEBIO Report 2016.

The number of people directly employed by the biotechnology sector reached 182,156 (+2.35%). The turnover of dedicated biotechnology enterprises totalled €8.2 billion in 2015, with growth reaching 7.38%.

Internal spending on biotechnology R&D reached €578 million (+8.31), regaining some of the the growth lost over recent years, according to INE data for 2015.