Celebrating amazing science across europe!
ABSTRACT: The European Biotech Week celebrates biotechnology, an innovative and vibrant sector launched by the discovery of the DNA molecule back in 1953. The first European Biotech Week took place in 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of this pivotal moment in history. Over the years, the initiative has established itself as a milestone week in the calendar of biotech entrepreneurs and enthusiasts. This year, between 23 - 29 September, 18 European countries witnessed over 140 biotech-focused activities and events that educated, engaged and excited local communities all across the continent. Discover more about that fantastic week below!
The European Biotech Week is a momentous occasion that opens the door to a better understanding of the world we live in both for scientists and for society. To provide you with an example, DNA triggered crucial discoveries and deeper knowledge on genes, proteins, viruses, bacteria and stem cells. Biotech innovators were able to translate this knowledge into applications for many sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, fo ...