Finnish Bioindustries FIB is Finland's biotechnology industry association, established in 1997. It is a private, independent non-profit organization. Member companies represent all life science areas, from health care and functional food to biomaterials.
Finnish Bioindustries encourages the utilization of modern biotechnology in products, manufacturing processes and services and promotes entrepreneurship based on modern biotechnology according to the principles of sustainable development
While the industry is rapidly developing, it is vital for biotechnology companies, trade organizations, authorities, researchers, research units, universities, technology organizations and financiers to attain close cooperation with each other. Finnish Bioindustries promotes national and international networking and information transfer between the different players in the field.
Being a technology-intensive industry, many of the biotechnology issues concern research and technology. Finnish Bioindustries participates in national and international technology programs, actively exploits finance systems and promotes technology transfer. One of the main tasks is to help the work of commercializing new areas of biotechnology.
Start-up hi-tech companies have the opportunity to share their experience and problems with each other using the platform provided by Finnish Bioindustries
Director Carmela Kantor-Aaltonen