bio.be/essenscia is the Belgian federation representing companies active in the biotech and life sciences industry. It is the recognised voice of the biotech community and operates under the umbrella of essenscia, the sector federation of the chemical and life sciences industry.
Our diverse range of members all share the belief that science and technology are key for the transformation towards a sustainable, innovative and healthy society. They are passionate for the opportunities that help to address the world’s agricultural, environmental and health challenges. Through their innovative processes and products, our biotech companies are determined to make a large contribution to a better and more sustainable future.
Our board of directors decides upon the strategy of bio.be and captures the priorities based upon proposals from our various working groups and team of experts. Our board members represent all subsectors and comprise both large international corporations and SMEs.