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BioWin - The Health Cluster of Wallonia

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BioWin - The Health Cluster of Wallonia


BIOWIN FEDERATE INDUSTRIAL AND ACADEMIC PLAYERS (2018)

  • 8 global leaders (Baxter, GSK, IBA, IRE, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Kaneka-Eurogentec, UCB, and Zoetis)
  • 196 small and medium size companies
  • 5 private research centers 
  • 5 Universities: UCL, ULB, ULiège, UMONS and UNamur (fitted with 400 research units, 11,000
    researchers and 3 university hospitals)
  • Prestigious research institutes such as the De Duve Institute, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, GIGA, IMI, etc.


KEY TECHNOLOGICAL AREAS SUPPORTED BY BIOWIN

  • (Bio)pharmacy
  • Cell Therapy
  • Radiation applied to health
  • Medical devices and in vitro diagnostics
  • Bio manufacturing
  • Data scienceTHE HEALTH SECTOR IN WALLONIA KEY FACTS & FIGURES (2018)
  •  20,000 hospital beds
  • European leader in clinical trial phase I
  • EUR 1.2 billion private R&D expenses
  • > EUR 2 billion cumulated private capital raised by BioWin SMEs Members (2005-2019)
  • 22,525 direct jobs spread on 196 industrial BioWin members
  • Favorable tax environment and R&D incentives
  • A unique logistic location at the very heart of Europe