BIOSPAIN is the largest biotech event organized by a national bioindustry association in Europe and one of the largest in the world by the number of one-to-one meetings (+3.000) and companies participating (+800). 34% of our delegates came from outside of Spain.
In 2015 there were 2,981 enterprises engaged in biotechnology related activities in Spain (+8.72% compared to 2014), of which 654 are dedicated biotechnology enterprises (+4.17%), according to data in the ASEBIO Report 2016. The number of people directly employed by the biotechnology sector reached 182,156 (+2.35%). The turnover of dedicated biotechnology enterprises totalled €8.2 billion in 2015, with growth reaching 7.38%. Internal spending on biotechnology R&D reached €578 million (+8.31), regaining some of the the growth lost over recent years, according to INE data for 2015.
(Retrieved from Biospain web https://www.biospain2018.org)