SwedenBIO and Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science become partners to Biotechgate

Media Release

Biotechgate by Venture Valuation signs collaboration with SwedenBIO and Stockholm-Uppsala Life Scienceas to partner with the online database of Swedish life sciences companies (www.scandinavianlifesciences.com)

ZURICH / STOCKHOLM / UPPSALA, Feb29- Finding partners and learning about Sweden’s life science industry is now easier than ever before. Both SwedenBIO; Sweden’s national life science sector association, and Stockholm-Uppsala; Sweden’s leading life-science cluster and a major player in a European context have signed a collaboration agreement with Venture Valuation for the sharing of industry data on Biotechgate.Swiss based Venture Valuation has found some great partners in Sweden to expand Biotechgate, its international biotech database.

The Scandinavian life sciences database is part of the Global Biotech Company Database, Biotechgate (www.biotechgate.com). With more than 23’000 companies, Biotechgate has over 30 partners in Asia, Europe and North America including Biocom San Diego, OneNucleus, BIO.NRW, BIOTECanada, Swiss Biotech Association, Korean Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Association, Assobiotec, State of Maryland / Biocenter, and many more. Venture Valuation is consistently looking for additional associations and economic development agencies to provide a global, advanced solution to regional life sciences clusters.

The user-friendlyScandinavian Life Sciences database consists of almost 2000 profiles of organizations active in Scandinavia across many sectors; including biotechnology, medical devices, andthe institutional and private investors specializing in these fields. All profiles are categorized accordingto sector, sub-sector and additional searchable criteria so users can easily find the information needed.

“Sweden is a world leader in innovation and Swedish life science is sought after. The database is an efficient way of finding access to this top of the art market, says Johan Järte, CEO SwedenBIO. We encourage all Swedish companies seeking financing, licensing or partnership to be a part of the database.”

“Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science’s mission is to help you find what you need. We provide tools like Biotechgate for a swift start in our open-minded and productive network. You find all you need at one place: www.suls.se” says Ola Björkman, CEO, Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science.

For further information: Ola Björkman, CEO, Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science, +46 70 245 74 97or Johan Järte, CEO SwedenBIO, +46 8 21 36 01 or Johan Ohlsson, Venture Valuation, Switzerland, +41 (43) 321 8660.

About us:
Venture Valuation (www.venturevaluation.com)
Venture Valuation specializes in independent, third party assessment, valuation and monitoring of emerging high growth companies in industries such as biotechnology, med-tech and high-tech. Services are provided in the form of independent Valuation Reports to entrepreneurs (seed to pre-IPO) and investors. With offices in Switzerland, Germany, Canada and South Korea, Venture Valuation has an experienced team of scientists and business professionals with expertise in finance, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and high technology industries. Furthermore, Venture Valuation has initiated, maintains and further develops the Biotech and Life Sciences Database Biotechgate (www.biotechgate.com).

SwedenBIO (www.swedenbio.se)
SwedenBIO helps innovative companies to succeed! SwedenBIO is the national organization working for the benefit of the entire life science sector in Sweden. SwedenBIO is a member driven, private non-profit organization. The main objective is to improve and maintain industry conditions which will support prosperous growth and business development among our, today, close to 200 member companies. Our members are active in the fields of pharmaceutical, biotech, medtech and diagnostic. Our mission is to create visibility and interest for the Swedish life science and thereby support a successful life science industry. A successful industry can heal and help those patients still suffering from unmet medical needs. A successful industry creates jobs and welfare and creates opportunities for a healthier and brighter future. In 2012 SwedenBIO celebrates its 10 years anniversary.

Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science (www.suls.se)
In Stockholm-Uppsala we love life science. This is where business and research thrive!
Many successful businesses from Stockholm-Uppsala have gone global and today the region is one of the most innovative and productive life science clusters in Europe – and has ambitious plans to expand. Our region is a hot-bed of creative cross-disciplinary collaboration and, together, we are building international businesses and delivering real research breakthroughs that will help solve the world’s health problems. Our state-of-the-art infrastructure and talented scientists provide all the services and support you’ll need. And we are one of Europe’s strongest economies.

Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science job is to make the region’s opportunities for collaboration, investment or establishing businesses better known to the global life-science community.