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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.

​BIOSPAIN is organized by ASEBIO, the Spanish Bioindustry Association and each edition is co-organized by a local institution from the host city/region. On the 2018 edition, Biospain is co-organized by the Government of Andalucia.

BIOSPAIN 2016 highlights

One-to-one meetings
Breakout Sessions

Company overview by country of origin (2016 edition)

  • Spain
  • European Union
  • Latin America
  • United States & Canada
  • Other European countries
  • Africa/Asia
Top - 10 countries at the event (2016 edition)
  1. Spain
  2. United Kingdom
  3. France
  4. U.S.A.
  5. Germany
  6. Netherlands
  7. Belgium
  8. Switzerland
  9. Italy
  10. Portugal

Participant overview by industry (2016 edition)

  • Biotechnology
  • Research Centres/Academia
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Investors
  • Professional services
  • Media
  • Suppliers & Engineering
  • Medical Technology

Biotechnology: 51%

  • Health
  • Industrial
  • Food
  • Agriculture


The Spanish Bioindustry Association (ASEBIO) comprises 270 members representing 80% of the industry, both public and private.

Its members include leading Spanish bioindustry companies, institutions, and service providers. ASEBIO works with national, regional and European authorities interested in using biotechnology to improve living standards, employment and environmental sustainability. It is a member of the European Association for Bioindustries (Europabio) and the Spanish Confederation of Employers´ Organizations (CEOE)

For more information please visit our website www.asebio.com


ASEBIO, the Spanish Bioindustry Association, is the non-profit organization that represents the biotech industry in Spain. With 270 company members from all over Spain and in some cases, other countries, ASEBIO members benefit from a wide range of services and activities: networking & partnering events, advising, advocacy and training activities.

ASEBIO members get +25% discount at BIOSPAIN.

To become a member, the usual process requires sending the application form completed and signed, together with a photocopy of the applicant’s tax ID (NIF).

Application forms can be sent by email to: Raquel Álvarez ralvarez@asebio.com

After receiving these documents, we will contact applicants to let them know about the different fees. Once the fees have been checked and accepted, in the next Board meeting the applicant will be granted a provisional admission, which will be ratified in the next General Assembly. In the meantime, the applicant will be able to enjoy the services and activities of the Association.

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