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BIO-Europe Spring Vienna 2019


BIO-Europe Spring (BES), the most important biotechnology and pharmaceutical partnering event at the European level, returned in its spring edition to the city of Vienna (Austria) from March 25 to 27, 2019.

The 2018 edition brought together more than 2,400 participants from more than 1,400 companies from 55 different countries. There were 14,500 meetings and more than 3,600 licensing agreements were closed. The exhibition space had more than 69 exhibitors.

BIO Europe Spring 2019

On March 25, 26 and 27, the 13th edition of the annual BIO-Europe Spring conference, the main meeting for the biotechnology, pharmacy and finance industry took place in Vienna for three days.

The event brought together 2,500 executives of the sector that participated in more than 14,000 partnering meetings. There were workshops, panels and exhibitions, along with face-to-face meetings.


Biocat attended the fair and contributed to the dissemination of the Catalan presence at an international level.

The BioRegion of Catalonia at BIO-Europe Spring:

At the level of the Catalan delegation, 25 Catalan companies and entities attended the event:

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With the suport of:

BES basic information

  • Date: 25-27 March 2019
  • Organized by: EBD Group
  • Venue: Messe Wien Exhibition and Congress Center, Vienna, Austria

BES 2019 in figures

  • More than 15,400 partnering meetings
  • 2,570 delegates
  • 1,465 companies
  • 79 corporate presentations
  • 81 exhibitors
  • 55 represented countries