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BioWin attended the Belgian Economic Mission to the People's Republic of China!

This weekend, BioWin flew to China to attend the Belgian Economic Mission to the People's Republic of China. The cluster is part of a record delegation, with a number of participants never registered so far.

BioWin flew to China to attend the Belgian Economic Mission to the People's Republic of China. The cluster is part of a record delegation, with a number of participants never registered so far. Indeed, 632 Belgians are attending; never seen in the history of Belgian economic diplomacy! In total, 53 Brussels companies and 80 Walloon companies in addition to academic institutions and public bodies.

This mission is a great opportunity to meet potential Chinese partners for the health ecosystem! Marc Dechamps, Director of International Affairs, represents BioWin throughout this mission. Consult our website to follow the news and activities of the cluster during this Belgian Economic Mission!
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Sunday 11/17

Information session for the Belgian delegation in presence of Willy Borsus, Vice-President of the Walloon Government and Minister of Economy, Foreign Trade, Research and Innovation, New technologies, Agriculture, and Urban and Spatial planning.

Speech Mr W. Borsus

Monday 11/18

Breakfast debate: Belgium and China, a smart partnership. Business environment outlook, challenges & opportunities.

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 Monday 11/18

Meeting with “China Medicinal Biotech Association”, a cluster gathering 500 members all over China. The cluster is also the only "non-for-profit social organization and industry group of biotechnology in China”.

Thibault Jonckheere, CEO d'ImmunXperts - Directeur Général de China Medicinal Biotech Association - Marc Dechamps, Director of International Affairs de BioWin

Thibault Jonckheere, CEO at ImmunXperts - Wu Zhaohui,Vice Chairman of China Medicinal Biotech Association - Marc Dechamps, Director of International Affairs at BioWin.

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Thibault Jonckheere, CEO at ImmunXperts - Wu Zhaohui,Vice Chairman of China Medicinal Biotech Association - Marc Dechamps, Director of International Affairs at BioWin in presence of the representatives of the Chinese companies who attended the meeting.

Tuesday 11/19

In parallel with the Belgian Economic Mission to the People's Republic of China, BioWin attended the 6th BioCentury-BayHelix China Healthcare Summit in Shanghai. A great opportunity to meet the key players in the Chinese ecosystem of biopharmacy and medical technologies.

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Marc Dechamps, Director of International Affairs at BioWin, introduced the importance of the health ecosystem and two member companies: Miracor Medical and Mithra Pharmaceuticals.

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Olivier Delporte, CEO at Miraco Medical.

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Mithra company presentation.

Thursday 11/21

BioWin attended the "Life Science Seminar : Innovative drivers in the fast-growing life science and healthcare sectors" which started with the Zhangjiang Park visit.

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Zhangjiang Park

Great success also for the Belgian company representatives during the pitching sessions in the presence of Mr. Willy Borsus, Vice-President of the Walloon Government and Minister of Economy, Foreign Trade, Research and Innovation, New technologies, Agriculture, and Urban and Spatial planning, Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, and of Defence, in charge of Beliris and Federal Cultural Institutions, R.H Princess Astrid of the Kingdom of Belgium and Pascale Delcominette, CEO at Wallonia Foreign Trade and Investment Agency (AWEX) and Wallonia Brussels International (WBI).

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Willy Borsus, Vice-President of the Walloon Government and Minister of Economy, Foreign Trade, Research and Innovation, New technologies, Agriculture, and Urban and Spatial planning - Philippe Delcourt, Economic and Commercial Counselor at AWEX - Vice Chairmain at Zhangjiang Park.

BioWin also had the opportunity to present the Walloon health ecosystem and its activities.

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Princess Astrid of the Kingdom of Belgium - Willy Borsus - Didier Reynders - Pascale Delcominette, CEO at Wallonia Foreign Trade and Investment Agency (AWEX) and Wallonia Brussels International (WBI)

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This fruitful day ended with many B2B meetings!

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Thomas Liénard, CEO at Bone Therapeutics

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Jean-Manuel Fontaine, VP, Head of External and Scientific Affairs at Mithra Pharmaceuticals

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Thibault Jonckheere, CEO at ImmunXperts