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Green light from Europe for the Genopole-coordinated project GEN.ERA


The Genopole-coordinated European project GEN.ERA* has been selected by the European Commission. GEN.ERA seeks to harness inter-cluster cooperation for the internationalization of genomics companies beyond European borders.
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The project represents an important step for Genopole in its international goals. It also lays a foundation for European partnerships in genomics.

European Strategic Cluster Partnerships-Going International LogoGEN.ERA is part of the Cluster Go International call of the European program COSME.
It unites Genopole with Italian (Distretto Tecnologico Campania Bioscience), Estonian (Tartu BT Park), and Finnish (Turku Science Park Ltd) clusters, and the East-Netherlands Development Agency.

 

Goal:


GEN.ERA’s objective is to construct within a two-year timeline a European inter-cluster strategy to identify promising markets and ease access to them for businesses positioned in the genomics value chain.

By sharing their experiences and constructing a shared strategy for internationalization, the five partners will be able to approach the global market as a single pan-European cluster and thus better support the development of their start-ups and SMEs beyond Europe.

This ambitious project will begin in early May and Genopole’s companies will be invited to contribute to its realization.

By obtaining the European GEN.ERA project, Genopole confirms the momentum of its ecosystem and its determination to grow in international influence. “The competitiveness of our businesses is a major issue,” underlines Acting Director General of Genopole Anne Jouvenceau. “Pertinent accompaniment aimed at future-looking markets is a key to success.

* Project GEN.ERA : diGital gENomic alliance to Explore new maRket for Acceleration.

Article posted on 14 February 2020

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