FlandersBio offers a number of advantages to its members. These include networking opportunities to help establish collaborations and stimulate knowledge transfer within the sector, proactive political lobbying and a tailored information and communications service.
FlandersBio biedt zijn ledenbedrijven een brede waaier aan diensten aan. Zo organiseren wij diverse netwerkactiviteiten om samenwerkingen en kennisoverdracht in de sector te stimuleren, behartigen wij pro-actief de belangen van onze leden bij de overheid, en helpen wij onze bedrijven met onze gerichte informatie en communicatieactiviteiten.
Listen to some testimonials from companies that are a member of FlandersBio. The testimonials have been recorded during our annual life sciences convention Knowledge for Growth, Europe's leading regional life sciences event (www.knowledgeforgrowth.be).
FlandersBio offers a number of advantages to its members
1 FlandersBio facilitates networking
Your company obtains a substantial discount and first choice location as an exhibitor at our annual life sciences event Knowledge for Growth. This is Europe’s largest regional life sciences convention which is attended by over 1,000 delegates.
Your company representatives have access to a range of specialized executive meetings (CEO meeting*, HR meeting, CFO meeting, General Assembly, …) organized by FlandersBio exclusively for members. You or members of your team can attend these executive meetings free of charge.
Your company representatives can attend thematic seminars organized by FlandersBio at a reduced prize.
2 FlandersBio goes international
We facilitate your participation in the BIO International Convention, the largest global event for the biotech industry - in collaboration with Flanders Investment & Trade. The event is held in the US.
We offer unique discounts (up to 200 EUR/USD per participant) to major partnering conferences in Europe and the US, exclusively for FlandersBio members.
Your company can also use our network and close ties with other life sciences clusters to identify new partners for your business or research. FlandersBio has collaboration agreements with Bio New Jersey, the New York Biotechnology Association, OSAKA Pharma & Biotech in Japan - and is associated with a number of European biotech cluster organizations such as the Council of European Biotechnology regions (CEBR) and the European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB).
3 FlandersBio keeps you up-to-date
Your company can access up-to-date facts and figures about the life sciences sector in Flanders, and reports on important issues for your business and research.
Your CEO will receive a daily overview of all articles that appear in the national media about the life sciences sector.
4 FlandersBio provides customized information
Your company representatives can get in touch with our in-house sector specialists with all your questions about the life sciences sector. FlandersBio can provide you with customized information on technical and scientific issues, subsidies, partner matches, etc.
5 FlandersBio helps you finding the right talent
Your company can post vacancies on our website, and has access to a searchable CV database.
6 FlandersBio makes your company visible
We can help your company with the distribution of your press releases to the national and international press*.
Your company has its own searchable company profile on the FlandersBio website, which you can edit at any time via our on line member center.
Your company logo appears on the homepage of the FlandersBio website.
Your company is presented as a new member on our annual General Assembly and in our quarterly e-letter that is sent to > 6,700 contacts in the life sciences.
7 FlandersBio promotes your interests
FlandersBio can influence, shape and drive the implementation of important political initiatives for the sector via our lobby work with the public authorities.