CELIS Partnership

BioRN Life Science Cluster Rhine-Neckar

BioRN is the science and industry cluster of the Rhine-Main-Neckar region around Heidelberg, one of Germany’s strongest biotech hubs. It is a non-profit network fostering health innovations and serving its members by creating a rich translational ecosystem as well as promoting, representing and connecting the regional innovation stakeholders.
Our vision is to develop the region into a world-leading life science cluster attracting international investments and top global talent.
BioRN has more than 100 institutional members, including the top academic and research institutions, 7 global pharmaceutical companies, a large range of small and medium-sized enterprises bolstering the life science ecosystem as well as local government organizations and interest groups.

Annalisa Zuccotti

Communication & Events lead
Email: az[at]biorn.org

Smart Hub Flemish-Brabant / Health

Smart Hub Health is the life science and health cluster of  Flemish Brabant, the most innovative province of Flanders and Belgium. Smart Hub Health focuses on medical (bio) technology, stem cell technologies, medical devices, bioelectronics , regenerative medicine and e-health. The cluster further supports the development of strong links to other technology fields such as micro/nano-electronics, 3D-printing, photonics, advanced materials and advanced production technologies.   

Smart Hub Health services more than 100 members, mainly SMEs.  The cluster promotes and supports networking and innovative collaborations among its members, facilitates access to public support, provides trainings and internationalisation support and brands the sector nationally and internationally.

Philip Dingemans

Cluster Manager

BIOPEOPLE: Denmark's Life Science Cluster

Biopeople is Denmark's Life Science Cluster. We are a neutral catalyst for collaboration between companies and public research, and our strategic priority is to support the paradigm shift in the life science and health care sector. We build competences and value in collaboration with educational institutions and companies that leads to increase in jobs and export. 

•    Catalyzing innovation by creating inspiring meeting places for public and private stakeholders within Life Sciences
•    Inspiring to cross disciplinary collaboration and partnership bringing smaller companies, public/private synergy and internationalization into the spotlight
•    Supporting the development of professional competences within especially internationalization, innovation and foresight


Emil Smedegård-Holmquist
Cluster Manager

Tartu Biotechnology Park


Eleri Seer

Project Manager

CELIS is funded by the European Union’s COSME Programme (GA No.: 873857)

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