EuropaBio Webinar: The European Commission’s Toolbox for Biotech SMEs & Start-Ups
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Europe Time
European biotech companies are among the most innovative worldwide. Yet, biotech SMEs face a difficult environment in terms of finance, regulatory policy and legislative rules that makes the way from product to market a challenging one. The European Union is eager to stimulate biotechnology solutions and support the start-up and SME landscape in the EU to get innovative solutions to the market.
EuropaBio’s SME Platform collaborates with EU institutions and partners for this webinar series that sees to introduce and educate founders, biotech ventures and financiers on the multitude of initiatives and tailor-made programmes offered by the European Commission and its entities.
The third edition will see a presentation of the different entities of the European Commission and the initiatives that the institutions are offering for small- and medium sized biotech companies in the EU. Tune in to hear and learn from representatives of the European Investment Fund on risk financing for life sciences, the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) on different ways to access finance for biotech SMEs through and the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) on the ambitions of the European Innovation Council for biotech SMEs & Start-Ups in the EU!