In two weeks’ time, IMI will be in Hamburg for BIO-Europe 2019, which runs from 11 to 13 November.
A highlight for IMI will be a session on the morning of 12 November on EU support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Among the speakers is IMI’s Magali Poinot, who will explain the benefits for SMEs of participating in IMI projects and show how SMEs can get involved in IMI. Other speakers will set out the other routes for SMEs to access EU research and innovation funding, including through the European Innovation Council Accelerator. Finally, a representative of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will present the support offered to SMEs by the EMA.
IMI is also teaming up with the European Commission at the exhibition, where representatives of both organisations will be at booth 92 throughout the conference to answer questions about current and future funding opportunities.
Held annually, BIO-Europe attracts around 4 000 participants from across Europe and beyond. The event features panel discussions, workshops and company presentations as well as an exhibition and extensive networking opportunities.