Lyonbiopole is a one-stop shop for healthcare innovation in France. The objectives of the biocluster are to stimulate innovation in product development, solutions, and services in the life science sector.
Located in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region, the network is spread across 15 research centres and has 208 members, which is a substantial increase since I first talked with the CEO several years ago. Human medicine, veterinary medicine, in vitro diagnostics, and medical devices and technologies are still the strategic focus, but in the past year it has seen some new growth and funding in a couple of areas.
Lyonbiopole has a significant presence at BIO every year and I talked with its CEO, Florence Agostino-Etchetto,