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General Information
Year Established: 
Monday, 4 May, 2009
Number of employees in the cluster organisation : 
over 30
Regions: 
Piemonte
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Gold Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
CEBR - Council of European BioRegions
ALISEI - Italian Life sciences national cluster
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Alberto
Baldi
Cluster Manager
+390125561311
baldi@bioindustrypark.it
Fabrizio
Conicella
Internationalisation Responsible
+390125561311
conicella@bioindustrypark.it
Samantha
Balma
Other
+390125561311
balma@biopmed.eu
Eugenio
Mimosi
Other
+390125561311
mimosi@biopmed.eu
Cristina
Marini
Other
+390125561311
marini@bioindustrypark.it
Sarah
Falvo
Other
+390125561311
falvo@bioindustrypark.it
Languages spoken: 
English
French
German
Italian
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Biopharmaceuticals
Business Services
Technology fields: 
Diagnostics, Diagnosis
Medical Technology / Biomedical Engineering
Pharmaceutical Products / Drugs
S3 EU priority areas: 
Ageing societies
Public health and well-being
Scientific research & development
Emerging industries: 
Bio-pharmaceuticals
Medical Devices
Areas of specialisation of the cluster not covered above: 
healthcare
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
70
Number of SME members: 
55
Number of larger company members: 
4
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
11
Number of other ecosystem actors : 
350
Name and link of major players: 
NameWebsiteType
MerckSerono
Larger Company
Bracco
Larger Company
Livanova
Larger Company
Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero SpA
Technology Center
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

bioPmed is the Italian innovation cluster dedicated to health care related products and services. Established in 2009 by Regione Piemonte in the framework of the ERDF funds, it is managed by Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero, the local science & technology park specialised in the field.

bioPmed brings together companies, research centers, universities and foundations, working together with a common vision and a shared strategic plan. It promotes research-industry interactions, stimulates innovation, supports valorisation and commercialisation of research results and internationalization.

It offers dedicated funding opportunities for R&D&I initiatives, high added-value specialized services and international networks to support industry competitiveness.

The cluster operates in several areas related to human health such as biotech, pharma, diagnostics, medtech, medical devices, digital health etc. following a personalised healthcare approach. bioPmed activities are in line with the strategies of the European Union, as well as with the regional Smart Specialisation Strategy, supporting the competitiveness of the regional industrial ecosystem in the field.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Access to public support (regional/national programmes, innovation vouchers, etc.)
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation through international activities: 
Brazil
China
Japan
Republic of Korea (South Korea)
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries addressed by the cluster organisation through trans-national activities: 
Belgium
France
Germany
Spain
United Kingdom
Our cluster organisation undertook the following trans-national activities to support our members: 
Support to collaborative activities/etc.
Which clusters do you collaborate with?: 
Biocat
BioM
Lyon Biopole
One Nucleus
AtlanPole
BioWin
Toscana Life Sciences
BioRN
BIOIBAL
HBio
LSK
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLinkName & Description (Regional/National)Link (Regional/National)
FP7
H2020
CIP/COSME
INTERREG
Other
  • ECRI: (2016-2018): Excellence Cluster for Regional Improvement​
  • BIOXCLUSTERS + (2016-2018): the European Strategic Cluster Partnership on Personalised Healthcare (EASME)
  • EASYSPEAK (2014-2016): Functional vocabularies for global life sciences internationalisation -   (Erasmus Plus)
  • BIOTECH-MA (2014-2016): Teaching Biotechnology for Human Health: from the bench to the market -  (Erasmus Plus)
  • eLSi (2012 – 2014): e-Learning for Life Sciences Internationalisation (Leonardo – Transfer of Innovation)
  • BIOXCLUSTERS (2012-2014): Bio Crossing borders of 4 European Clusters for a joint internationalisation strategy – (FP7 – CIP – World Class Clusters)
  • BIOPROTECH (2010-2013): Improvement of research capacities of the Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax in Bio-Processes for biotech applications, tying up with the European Research Area – (FP7 – INCO – ERAWIDE)
  • ABC Europe (2009-2012): Advanced Biotech Cluster platforms for Europe (CIP Competitiveness & Innovation Programme – Europe Innova)
  • BIO-CT (2009-2011): Biotechnology Common Tools (FP7 – Regions of Knowledge)
  • TRANSALPINE BIOCLUSTER (2008-2011): INTERREG Alpine Space – Priority 1 – Competitiveness and attractiveness of the Alpine Space.

Regional Cluster Programme Regione Piemonte: Creation and development of a biotech / medtech innovation cluster - EFSR 2007-2013

National life sciences cluster ALISEI - Ministry of University and Research

Promotion
Success Story / Achievements: 
  1. ESCA Gold Label obtained in 2015
  2. Development of a joint internationalisation strategy and alliance together with three top life sciences clusters in Europe focused on personalised healthcare (BioXclusters alliance) www.bioxclusters.eu
  3. Creation and development of a community of around 350 regional players in life sciences, 70 of which are full members of the bioPmed cluster
  4. Attraction to Torino of BioEurope Spring 2014 (2000 delegates, over 10.000 1 to 1 meetings)
  5. More than 50 R&D projects launched in the last 5 years for a total budget of above 20Meuro
Why partners should choose you for cooperation?: 

Gold Label of Excellence in cluster management certified cluster, focus on life sciences and healthcare, with a specific interest in personalised healthcare. Strong EU and international network, reliable and experienced partner, fully radicated at local level, very open to international cooperation.