SwedenBIO is a Swedish trade association for life science companies in the sectors of biotechnology and medical technology. It is the national non-profit association for the life science industry in Sweden. Sweden has an innovative life science industry, strong academia and world important infrastructure for research. It is a member-driven with a assignment to promote an environment bringing success and growth to the entire Swedish Life Science Industry.
SwedenBIO has six working groups. These initiatives public opinion, develop the information base and serves as reference groups on many issues.
The association has members in life science sector such as Biotech, Diagnostics, Investors & Venture Capitalists, Life Science Consultants, Medtech and Pharma. Research enables innovation, which in turn contributes to jobs and growth. The Swedish government has identified that an attractive research industry is necessary both to retain and to attract talented researchers to Sweden and to get them to contribute with their knowledge and skills. Life science industry provides an important base for Swedish research and that there is a need to strengthen Sweden’s position in this area.
Each year SwedenBIO Award to the company that served as a model for the industry through exceptional achievements in research or business. It has served to attract positive publicity for the industry and improved recognition and image of the life science industry among decision makers and the general public in Sweden.