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 was a great opportunity to meet potential Chinese partners for the health ecosystem! Marc Dechamps, Director of International Affairs, represented BioWin throughout this mission.
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.
Breakfast debate: Belgium and China, a smart partnership. Business environment outlook, challenges & opportunities.
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 at ImmunXperts - Wu Zhaohui,Vice Chairman of China Medicinal Biotech Association - Marc Dechamps, Director of International Affairs at BioWin.
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.
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.
Marc Dechamps, Director of International Affairs at BioWin, introduced the importance of the health ecosystem and two member companies: Miracor Medical and Mithra Pharmaceuticals.
Olivier Delporte, CEO at Miraco Medical.
Mithra company presentation.
BioWin attended the "Life Science Seminar : Innovative drivers in the fast-growing life science and healthcare sectors" which started with the Zhangjiang Park visit.