Biotecnology and Pharmaceutical Industry in Canary Islands

News and notes of interest

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  • (12/04/2013) From Biotifarm we encourage the use of biotechnology and innovation as attractive tools to stimulate business creation and advancement of the Knowledge-Based Economy for the Canaries. The course will take place on the 8-9 May 2013 (see link). The program was designed to make it attractive to attendees, with short presentations of 20-25 min. with time for questions and answers. In addition, we have included a panel discussion and networking session for the attendees to interact and present their offers and curricula to the different companies and organizations.
  • (01/02/2013) Biotifarm launches on social networks with the activation of its Facebook account to give quick information on their activities and news of interest.
  • (25/11/2012) BIOTIFARM has been invited by the ACIISI to join the working group on the discussions and document editing of the Innnovative Strategies for the Intelligent Specialization for the Canary Islands providing the cluster's vision. At the request of the Director of ACIISI we have prepared the following document on the commitment made by BIOTIFARM for exploiting the Biodiversity of the Canary as a basis for the development of a Knowledge-Based Economy (Open File, only in Spanish)
  • (23/11/2012) Continuing with our outreach activities, Biotifarm has been invited to give a lecture at the Liceo de La Orotava, Tenerife, on Wednesday 28 November at 19.30 (see poster) and access to the site of the Liceo (go to website)
  • (04/10/2012) Biotifarm participates in the outreach activities of Inst. Estudios Hispánicos de Canarias giving a lecture entitled "Biotechnology, understand it or condemn it? by Dr. Rafael Zárate (Friday October 26, 20:00h) (go to website)
  • (24/09/2012) BioSpain 2012 successfully held in Bilbao 19 to 21 September 2012 (go to website). Download TV news video (only in spanish)
  • (23/09/2012) BIOTIFARM appears in the press in an article related to ENCODE project. Download document (only in spanish) Press article 24/09/2012
  • (26/11/2010) BIOTIFARM cluster has been officially lauched in the Canaries, with two individual events one held in Gran Canaria at the Scientific and Technological Park of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on the 24th november, and another one in Tenerife, at Salón Noble of Cabildo Insular of Tenerife on the 25th november.  With these acts BIOTIFARM cluster has been presented in the region to the general public, interested companies and public agencies with an interest in the sectors represented in the cluster, i.e. Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry.
    Download documents (only in spanish) Prensa-1 25/11/10 |  Prensa-2 25/11/10 |  Prensa-1 26/11/10 |  Prensa-2 26/11/10 |
  • (15/11/2010) The cluster Biotifarm and its Strategic Plan will be presented to the public both in Gran Canaria and Tenerife on the 24th and 25th of novembre 2010. All welcome (see attachment, only in Spanish)
  • (18/01/2010) The local newspaper published a piece of news about Cluster BIOTIFARM a venture supported by various public agencies (only in Spanish)
  • (05/02/2010) The Associtiona BIOTIFARM gets officially registered in the Canary Islands Associations Registry as published in the Official Bulletin of the Canary Islands (number  39, p. 5466) (only in Spanish).

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