Industry Sectors

We apply the broad definition of biotechnology to include companies with an interest or activities in:

  • Human Therapeutics, such as:
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Medical devices
    • In vitro Diagnostics
    • Biologics
    • Biosimilars
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Veterinary
  • Cosmetics
  • Food
  • Waste Management
  • Environmental
  • etc

Related Stakeholders

We also include those businesses that have a direct interest in the biotechnology industry and contribute greatly to the success of the industry, and which are not biotech companies themselves.  These include:

  • Service providers, such as:
    • Consultants
    • Contract Research Organisations (CROs)
    • Contract Manufacturing Organisations (CMOs)
    • Distributors
  • Investors (in biotech companies)
  • Research Universities and Institutes
  • Media, including:
    • Specialist magazines and journals
    • Specialist online sites
  • Member Associations