BIOSPAIN is the largest biotech event organized by a national bioindustry association in Europe and one of the largest in the world by the number of one-to-one meetings (+3.000) and companies participating (+800). 34% of our delegates came from outside of Spain.
In 2015 there were 2,981 enterprises engaged in biotechnology related activities in Spain (+8.72% compared to 2014), of which 654 are dedicated biotechnology enterprises (+4.17%), according to data in the ASEBIO Report 2016.
The number of people directly employed by the biotechnology sector reached 182,156 (+2.35%). The turnover of dedicated biotechnology enterprises totalled €8.2 billion in 2015, with growth reaching 7.38%.
Internal spending on biotechnology R&D reached €578 million (+8.31), regaining some of the the growth lost over recent years, according to INE data for 2015.
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Participant overview by industry (2016 edition)
- Research Centres/Academia
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Professional services
- Suppliers & Engineering
- Medical Technology