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Europe's premier partnering event
November 4–6, 2024 | Stockholm, SwedenNovember 12–13, 2024 | Digital Partnering

Claire Skentelbery
Director General at EuropaBio


Dr. Claire Skentelbery holds a PhD in biochemistry and has worked within the economic development through science, with an almost 20-year career within industry associations. She started her career as part of the Cambridge biotech cluster and was part of the team behind the Council of European BioRegions, a network of biotech clusters across Europe which launched in 2003. Moving to Brussels, Claire became the Secretary General of the cross-sectoral European Biotechnology Network (EBN), followed by the Director General role at the Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA). Claire joined EuropaBio as Director General in late 2020, bringing together her experience of association development with economic growth of biotechnology across sectors. As part of her role within EuropaBio, she also holds the position of Vice Chair of the International Council of Biotechnology Associations (ICBA).

Agenda Sessions

  • The European pharmaceutical legislation – will it keep the light on for biotech in Europe ?