Review - BayOConnect 2024

BioM Managing Director Prof. Dr. Ralf Huss and Tobias Gotthardt, State Secretary in the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, presented the latest annual report "Biotech in Bavaria 2023/24 - Incubating Science for Health" with current figures from the Bavarian Biopharmaceutical industry. Copyright: © BioM / Andreas Schebesta
  • Biotechnology conference "BayOConnect" in Munich unites players from all areas of Bavarian and international biotechnology.
  • With around 320 participants, 250 partnering meetings, 15 start-up pitches, 20 exhibitors and over 30 sponsors and partners, BioM successfully promotes networking in the industry.
  • AI and data have a significant influence on the creation and transformation of new medicine in Germany.
  • Big players as Roche, Google, Amazon and Nvidia, hidden champions and start-ups show developments and applications of AI and big data for a new medicine.
  • CMD Health wins the BayOConnect Start-up Award sponsored by Amazon Web Services.
  • BioM presents the Biotech Report "Biotech in Bavaria 2023/24" with current developments and trends in the Bavarian biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry in figures as well as success stories from science and entrepreneurship in Bavaria.

Around 320 players from the Bavarian, German and international biotechnology sector attended the first biotechnology conference "BayOConnect - Forum for Biotech & LifeScience" in Munich, organized by the biotech cluster development organization BioM.  On July 2 and 3, big players, SMEs, start-ups, academia, pharma, politics and investors came together to connect. The industry demonstrated the great innovation potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and data in medicine with concrete applications in practice. Start-ups presented new ideas on innovative therapies for cancer, hair loss and chronic lung diseases, among others. In addition, BioM presented its latest biotech report with current figures from the Bavarian biopharmaceutical industry.

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Impressions - Day 1


Impressions - Day 2

Impressions - Exhibitors