Internationalization of biotech industries: working table launched

The Italian Foreign Affairs Minister, Antonio Tajani, started the working table for the internationalization of biotech industries. Presence of institutions, businesses and the financial world spokepersons.

The working table for the internationalization of biotech industries, desired by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Tajani, was launched on January 9th. The event is the first solid follow-up to the conference on emerging biotechnologies, hosted at the Farnesina on November 14th, 2023.

Tajani (Foreign Affairs Minister): Italian Biotech in Strong Development

Minister Tajani declared: “With more than 800 companies, 14 thousand employees, over 13 billion in turnover and a strong research and development component, the Italian biotechnology sector is experiencing a phase of notable development and represents an important driving force for growth in sectors with increasingly high added value”.

The working table is called formulating strategies and recommendations regarding the internationalization of players, active in the biotechnology field to strengthen the entire national sector.

“It reflects – continues the minister – the attention that the Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs places on the international development of innovative supply chains and emerging technologies, within the framework of Growth Diplomacy”.

Who Partecipate in the working table of biotech internationalization

At the working table there were spokepersons of institutions, research centers, companies, trade associations and the financial world, including: Pierluigi Paracchi, CEO of Genenta and member of the Executive Committee of Federchimica-Assobiotec; Pierluigi Petrone, Vice President of Farmindustria; Giovanni Caforio, Executive Chairman of Bristol Myers Squibb; Maria Cristina Porta, General Director of the ENEA Tech and Biomedical Foundation; Giuseppe Gigli, Director of the CNR-Nanotec Nanotechnology Institute; Rino Rappuoli, Scientific Director of the Siena Biotecnopolo Foundation; Gianmario Verona, president of Human Technolpole. Representatives of the Ministry of Business and Made in Italy, the Ministry of University and Research and the ICE Agency will also take part.