We just partnered with the European Biotech Week, which is a good reason to talk to its secretary general, Nathalie Moll. I asked her more about the event, the reasons for organising it and her vision for the future of Biotech in Europe.
The event is a week of Biotech related seminars and activities from September 26th to October 2nd organised by EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, and its member National associations.
Inspired by the long standing Canadian National Biotech Week, the first European Biotech Week in Europe took place in 2013, on the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA molecule. Now it’s even bigger…and more of Europe is also getting involved.
Let’s start with the ‘why’ – why have a European Biotech Week?
The main reason is that biotechnology is a complex science and the products derived from its use are not always well known or understood.