Click HERE to register for a LIVE presentation from industry expert Julia Schaft on Making Life Science matter and innovation happen in the Rhine-Main-Neckar region around Heidelberg.
BioRN is the science and industry cluster of the Rhine-Main-Neckar region around Heidelberg, one of Germany’s strongest biotech hubs. For 25 years, asa non-profit network, BioRN fostershealth innovations and servesits members by creating a rich translational ecosystem as well as promoting, representing and connecting the regional innovation stakeholders.BioRN has around 120institutional members, including the top academic and research institutions, 8 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.The cluster is internationally recognized as an academic center of excellence in the field of cancer, immunology, cutting edge imaging and omics, holding an enormous potential for translation into health applications. By leveraging the unique combination of global pharma and leading academic institutions amongst its members, BioRN drives a range of translational initiatives in order to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem that can compete with other centers of excellence on an international level. These initiatives include tailored technology scouting activities between industry and academia (BioRN Scout), initiating the establishment of a fully equipped and professionally run life science startup incubator (BioLabs Heidelberg), and the implementation of funding instruments to finance the conversion of academic projects into industry ready assets (Rhine/Main/Neckar Bridge).