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BIO-Europe Spring Stockholm 2016

BIO-Europe Spring (BES) is the premier springtime partnering conference which takes place in Europe and every year attracts during three days international biotech, pharma and financial professionals. This year was the 10th edition of the event which took place in Stockholm from 4th to 6th April.

The 2016 edition attracted over than 2,300 international delegates from 49 different countries and coming from more than 1,300 companies. The Catalan delegation, coordinated by Biocat once again, was formed by 20 companies and 4 institutions.

Bio-Europe Spring

The premier European springtime partnering conference


BIO-Europe Spring is the main springtime partnering conference of the sector and attracts every year (for three days) the main biotech, pharma and financial leaders and emerging companies. The fair, which was held in Barcelona in 2010 and 2013, took place this year in the Swedish capital: Stockholm.

BES is organized by EBD Group, a firm specialized in partnering between key players in life sciences sector worldwide. Although one-to-one meetings are the highlight of the event, it also features workshops and company presentations about different topics like business development and enterpreneurship or R&D. The conference is an excellent opportunity for companies and organizations to identify business opportunities and scout new partners. (See program of this year).


Catalan delegation members

Biocat, like previous editions, had a booth (number #35) representing the BioRegion of Catalonia, which was available to members of the BioRegion of Catalonia –formed by 24 companies and organizations, representing more than a half of the Spanish representation (44 Spanish companies and entities).




- Anapharm Europe 

Intelligent Pharma

BCN Peptides

- Iproteos


- Lacer

- Bioingenium

- Leukos Biotech

Bionure Pharma

- Menarini 

- Caixa Capital Risc

- Oryzon Genomics


Reig Jofre

- EY


Ferrer Internacional

Thrombotargets Europe 

Gebro Pharma

- Venair

GP Pharm

Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca



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Bio-Europe Sprig Stockholm 2016

BES basic information

  • Date: 4-6 Abril 2016
  • Organized by: EBD Group
  • Venue: Kistamässan Convention Center (Stockholm, Sweden)

BES 2016 in figures

  • 1,377 companies
  • 2,373 delegates from 49 countries 
  • 68 exhibitors
  • 12,452 partnering meetings
  • 124 corporate presentations