Bio4Dreams, Jagellonian Center of Innovation (JCI), and Klaster LifeScience Kraków (KLSK) have signed a Collaboration Agreement aimed at scouting, boosting, supporting, developing, and funding life science projects and startups in the reciprocal Italian and Polish ecosystem of innovation.
By means of this Agreement, JCI and KLSK will open a representative office within Bio4Dreams’ SharedLabsTM at MIND-Milano Innovation District, while Bio4Dreams will open a representative office within the Life Science Park in Krakow.
The aim of this collaboration is to foster the birth of innovative startups and support their preclinical-clinical development by leveraging competencies, facilities and expertise across Italy and Poland.
“We are extremely excited about this Collaboration Agreement which further strengthens Bio4Dreams’ presence in Eastern Europe. We expect that the operative synergy between Bio4Dreams, JCI and Klaster will allow the rapid and structured acceleration of several innovative startups in the healthcare sector, thus setting the stage for the clustering of innovation across borders, becoming a natural reference partner for those industrial players seeking innovation across the area.”Fabio Bianco, Chief Scientific Officer, Bio4Dreams
The Jagiellonian Center of Innovation has been a leading center for supporting innovation in the field of life science in Poland for years. Due to the growing biotechnology and MedTech market, JCI also offers cooperation to international markets. Therefore, we promise ourselves a lot after establishing cooperation with such a thriving partner in Italy and we believe that our offer will result in a dynamic development of cooperation between the Polish and Italian innovation ecosystems in the field of life science.”Lukasz Kutrzeba, Business Development Director, JCI.
“As a network between partners from business, science, health, and government working in the area of innovative products and technologies for health and quality of life, Klaster LifeScience Kraków aims to create strategic alliances both regionally and internationally. We believe that relationships are the currency of the future. The collaboration between Bio4Dreams, JCI and us will contribute to realising the potential of the regions and its institutions and the exchange of good practices.”Kazimierz Murzyn, Managing Director, Klaster LifeScience Kraków.