The bioXclusters partners, along with some European SMEs, visited Shanghai in May 2013. Read the report about the mission which includes descriptions of the visits made and information about life sciences in this exciting and fast growing market.
The objective of the mission to China was to discover and detect key entry points in the life sciences market in this country. The Chinese market offers huge opportunities in the health care sector: it has undergone yearly growth rates of above 20% over the last 10 years. However, a cultural gap and difficult IP regulation, among other aspects, must be taken into account when establishing commercial and technological relations with local Chinese partners. The question that the bioXclusters partners tried to answer in this mission was how to help European SMEs penetrate this fast growing market and maintain a long-lasting position in it. Read more