BioM Biotech Cluster Development General Information
Since 1997, BioM is the central network organization for the biotechnology sector in Munich and Bavaria, commissioned by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs. Approximately 270 biotechnological and pharmaceutical companies are present in the metropolitan area of Munich. The core competence of the region is the development of innovative therapeutics and diagnostics, in particular for personalized healthcare. As a non-profit organization, the firm supports the biotech community with its extensive network in a variety of ways. The cluster management acts as a centralized access point to connect Bavarian life science companies with relevant national and international partners. The firm supports Bavarian biotech companies at every stage of setting up their business. For this, the firm has developed a unique support program, tailor-made for aspiring start-ups and entrepreneurs in the life sciences sector - the virtual incubator BioM inQlab. In total, the firm has supported more than 200 start-up companies over the last 20 years. In addition, the firm offers a variety of workshops and training courses on industry-specific topics.