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Exciting News! ENRICH in the USA at BIO International Convention 2024!


Connecting Continents, Advancing Medicine

We're thrilled to announce that ENRICH in the USA will be attending the BIO International Convention, the largest and most comprehensive event for biotechnology & pharma, representing the full ecosystem of biotech with over 20,000 industry leader from across the globe and where brilliant minds from both sides of the Atlantic converge to explore groundbreaking ideas in biotechnology. 


Collaboration Spotlight: European-American Synergy

•⁠  ⁠Our mission? To design/create/implement dynamic platforms and programs where European innovators and American pioneers collaborate, share insights, and accelerate deep technologies, in the medical space included. 

•⁠  ⁠From precision diagnostics to personalized therapies, we’re bridging continents to shape the future of healthcare. 


15 European Companies, 1 Vision

Meet the trailblazers! Our 15 outstanding companies, awarded by the European Innovation Council (EIC), are ready to make waves at #BIO2024. Please access here to the awardees catalog : EIC Catalog BIO 2024

Whether you’re a researcher, investor, or industry leader, get ready to connect with the best in biotech!






ENRICH in the USA is proud to confirm its venue at BIO 2023 in Boston! Our main conference, held on Wednesday, June 7th will be celebrating EU/US collaboration in BioTech at Northeastern University in collaboration with the European Innovation Council. 



8:00 am - Breakfast & Networking at Northeastern University

 - With assigned high-top tables for selected companies & sponsors

8:30 am - Program starts

 - Welcome by Northeastern University

 - A few words from local Officials

 - Speeches from EU Officials:

     - Importance of EU-US Research collaboration and how EIC is supporting EU and SMEs - Cornelius Schmaltz, Head of Unit, European Innovation Council Accelerator (EISMEA.E.03) and Florent Bernard, Science Counsellor at the EU Delegation in Washington D.C.

     - ENRICH in the USA representatives, Vassilis Tsanidis, Innovation Procurement Advisor, European Innovation Council / EIC Overseas Trade Fairs Program

     - European delegations representatives participating at BIO

- A few words from our sponsors

8:45 am - Panel 1: Oncology/Immunotherapy/Biomarkers

- 2 Principal Investigators and 3 companies pre-selected by PIs - moderator: Michael Salgaller, Supervisory Technology Analysis and Marketing Specialist at NIH/NCI

- Short presentations on their innovations & discussion on the paths to strengthen EU-US collaboration in their fields (e.g., cluster-to-cluster collaboration, NIH/EC collaboration)

9:15 am - Panel 2: IoT and Experiential robotics applied to MedTech

- 2 Principal Investigators and companies pre-selected by PIs - moderator: Barry Datlof, Chief, Business Development and Commercialization Chief at DoD (U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command)

- Short presentations and discussion on the paths to strengthen EU-US collaboration in their fields (e.g., NGI Enrichers fellowship program, TechLink Center, ...)

9:45 am - Conclusion, followed by breakfast and networking

9:55 am - First bus back to the Convention

10:25 am - Second bus back to the Convention

10:45 am - End





ENRICH in the USA is proud to present its Funding Summit post-BIO 2022. This virtual event introduces a selection of 10 biotech European and Associated Countries' startups, scaling-ups and SMEs to 25+ top judges, including US investors (early-stage VCs, business angels, and equity accelerators) plus a selection of ENRICH in the USA soft landing hubs and ecosystems.



The participants of the ENRICH Funding Summit pitch competition will win the following:

→ For the top 3 startups:

- 2 free months of virtual landing program with a selection of our soft landing sites at top research universities around the USA.

→ For all the selected startups:

- Follow-up meeting requests from the judges.

- Direct Applications to the ENRICH in the USA soft-landing programs to our different soft-landing sites at top research universities around the USA (12 months minimum) with no interview.

- Special Access to Enterprise Europe Network transatlantic support services.



8:00 am PST - Introduction and Presentations from partners and sponsors, including on US-EU Collaboration on Research, Innovation, Trade and Funding - 2022 status and future.

8:45 am PST - Transition to 2 zoom rooms

Setup: Five pitch sessions in 2 Zoom rooms in parallel - run by ENRICH Centers & Hubs.

8:50 am PST - Pitch session started with a 20 min reverse pitch/presentation from investors and ecosystem experts followed by 10 x 20 min pitches from startups (5 min of pitch, 14 min of Q&A and 1 min for scoring and transition). Setup: Five pitch sessions in 2 Zoom rooms in parallel - run by ENRICH Hubs.

10:30 am PST - Announcement of Awards

Training programs and other workshops will be held online, starting with the Perfect Pitch Workshop(covering "US Funding Access" and "US Market Access") scheduled for Monday,  August 22, 8:00-10:30 am PST.


Registration and More Information:

- Startups can pitch for free but have to apply on F6S except ENRICH clients/members who have already participated at ENRICH activities & program. They can apply directly on the Gi2 community management platform (cf. Landing page).

- For registration, we also refer you to our Eventbrite page at EVENTBRITE

- Price for groups/delegations (including for qualification and training).





BIO Digital 2021 (June 10-18) is the world's largest virtual biotech partnering and education event, convening global biotech leaders and innovators. Joining this event can accelerate your global presence through global partnerships, collaboration, and thoughts leadership. 

ENRICH in the USA working with the Enterprise Europe Network, UMass, the Wistar Institute, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, Philadelphia Department of Commerce - City of Philadelphia, Business France, and many other organizations introduced a wide array of European Union (EU) companies at the BIO International Convention.