SME Tools

bioXclusters plus offers its SMEs and cluster partners the following tools to support their international development. In addition, the alliance has written a series of country reports on its strategically defined markets. These are found in the section Strategic Markets and can be accessed by clicking here.

bioXclusters plus’ Collaboration Platform

Bioxclusters plus’s Collaboration Platform is a internal new platform to facilitate our SME’s collaboration with Gateways stakeholders and other partners on a global level. Access here.

The eLSI Learning Platform

On the eLSI website, bioXclusters plus provides companies with key information for successful market entry into eight strategic life science markets. Containing interviews with experts, market reports, information on key country players, regulatory needs, tips on how to negotiate and much more, access the eLSI learning platform to obtain information on how to successfully develop your internationalisation strategy into these countries.

Click here to access the eLSI platform ( and information about the following countries:


EasySpeak, the online language system


EasySpeak is an online communication tool developed specifically for life sciences and healthcare companies who wish to expand internationally. Financed by the EU as part of the Erasmus+ programme, it allows users to read and hear a broad selection of basic words and phrases needed for everyday communication in business abroad with life science specific glossaries.

EasySpeak supports the languages of the four targeted countries of bioXclusters plus (Chinese, English, Japanese and Portuguese) in addition to six other languages (Arabic, French, Greek, Italian, Korean and Spanish).

Download EasySpeak by clicking here:

Handbook of recommendations for internationalisation and best practices

The bioXclusters “Handbook of Recommendations for internationalisation and best practices” is a comprehensive guide to help SMEs successfully expand into new geographical markets. Created by its four cluster members in conjunction with the ERAI agency, this manual pools together key learnings from projects carried out in 2012 and 2013. With a particular focus on Brazil, China and the United States, this essential manual contains advice and knowledge which are paramount to successful SME expansion.

Download the handbook by clicking here.