|Belgium, the place to be for biopharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing.
On the initiative of essenscia, the Belgian Federation for Chemistry and Life Sciences Industries, several Belgian private and public partners decided to work together to promote Belgium as the place to be for biopharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing.
Why invest in biopharma in Belgium?
Belgium shows exceptional results in terms of innovation and industrial development, especially in the field of biopharmaceuticals.
The following figures give ample evidence of this :
- the largest number of medicines in development in the world per capita
- the highest number of phase 1 clinical trials in Europe per capita & highest number of phases 1 to 3 clinical trials per capita
- the highest concentration of life-science employees in the world
- the second largest pharmaceutical export country in the world in absolute figures
- the 7th largest investor in the world in biopharmaceutical R&D