BioCon Valley

BioCon Valley

Since 2001 the BioCon Valley® Initiative is established by way of two independed bodies, the 'BioCon Valley® GmbH' company and the 'BioCon Valley Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V.' association. The association is co-proprietor of the company as a public private partnership.
The activities of the BioCon Valley® initiative are facilitated by material and non-material support of the State Government of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern represented by the Ministry of Economics.

The BioCon Valley Association (BioCon Valley Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) was founded on the initiatitve of entrepreneurs, researchers, communities, and individuals in April 2001 with the aim to foster networking between experts from business and research.
The association aims at aiding the growth of research and development in life sciences - including such fields as biotechnology, biomedicine, medical engineering - and at increasing cooperation with other regions and especially with the Baltic Sea Region.
The about 130 members of the associaton represent the entire spectrum of the life sciences from biotech businesses to health care facilities to research institutions. In reference to the public private partnership concept the BioCon Valley association is shareholder of the BioCon Valley® GmbH. Among the other shareholders are the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state government and several financial instititutions.