Finnish Bioindustries well represented at BIO 2008
Finnish Bioindustries well represented at BIO 2008 in San Diego in JuneThe Scandinavian presence at BIO 2008 was the largest ever, gathering almost seventy life science companies and organisations from Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway under the same roof. Finnish biotech research and industry attracted keen attention from the exhibition visitors
Organised in San Diego, California, the BIO 2008 convention featured the largest gathering of biotech exhibitors in history, with more than 2.100 companies, over 208.000 sq. feet of exhibition space, and some 20.000 participants.
“BioFinland was well situated in the Scandinavian pavilion, and there was a lot of interest in Finnish biotech research and industry”, says Hanna Halme from The Turku Science Park. “A joint pavilion is an excellent way to gain critical mass in an exhibition, where a total of 36 countries and regions had their pavilions. The Scandinavian pavilion was among the ten largest at BIO, in terms of size.”
Read the full article>> by Riikka Paasikivi, Program Director of the Health- Bio Cluster at Culminatum Ltd Oy.