Microfluidics with microLIQUID in the BIOBASQUE 2016 Catalog

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Microfluidics in the Catalogue

Biobasque Cluster Logo

Biobasque Cluster Logo

MicroLIQUID integrated in the new BIOBASQUE Catalog, where all the information of the biotech companies of the Basque Region is available.

Here you can get the full information about the companies:

http://www.spri.eus/es/actualidad-spri/empresas-biotecnologicas-vascas-catalogo-biobasque-2016

The BASQUE BIOCLUSTER is a non-profit association constituted in 2010, and represents the idea of enhancing the biosciences sector in the Basque Country. The coordination, the collaboration with all the stakeholders in the sphere of biosciences, promoting business cooperation is the basis for the competitive development of its companies and their internationalisation, and is greatly contributing to the development and positioning of the Basque bio sector.

FIGURES

Today the Basque Biocluster has 30 partner businesses, 58 including their subsidiaries, which in 2014 had a turnover of €268 million, 78.7% (€211 million) of which came from the export of their products and services to international markets. As a whole, the companies in the association contribute to the maintenance of 1,632 jobs.

Industry based on biosciences is characterised by the close relationship between research, innovation and competitiveness, and largely rests on the appearance of a new type of companies whose objective is to exploit advanced technologies related to the sciences of life, in order to respond to myriad needs in various industrial spheres.

In today’s catalog, more than 80 entities are dedicated to biotechnology research, of which 51 had biotechnology as their main or exclusive activity, assigning more than half of their internal expenses to biotechnology R&D. Of these 80 entities, 70 are biotechnology companies.

The bio sector employs 1,183 people full time, or in other words, 6.4% of total R&D personnel in the Basque Country, with the outstanding presence of women, who represent more than 60% of all people working full time in biotechnology.

Research personnel, for their part, stand at 903 people, 76% of the total.

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