The Swiss Biotech Association represents the interests of the biotech sector, supports the entrepreneurship of biotech companies, and generates value for them through the following activities: Development of optimal framework conditions for the biotech sector: Representation of the biotech interests to policy makers Support of: Knowledge and technology transfer, Financing conditions for biotech companies, Education and professional development, Networking of stakeholders at national and international level: Through the development and maintenance of biotechnology-specific platforms Organisation and participation at national and international events, Dissemination of accomplishments in biotechnology: To the political audience and the general public, Through the national biotech platform, Increase of the visibility at national and international level, Collaboration with strategic partners: As a member of national and international umbrella organisations, Through collaborations with life sciences clusters / initiatives, With national and European funding agencies
The Marche Structural Biology Center (Ma.S.Bi.C.) is a facility for High-Throughput Protein Production (HTPP) and involves: the Department of Life and Environment Sciences (Di.SVA), the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences (D3A) and the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the Marche Polytechnic University (UNIVPM). Ma.S.Bi.C. born in a very close partnership with the High-Throughput Protein Production laboratory of the New York Structural Biology Center (NYSBC, www.nysbc.org ). The presence of the Facility within the UNIVPM and the close collaboration with the NYSBC will allow the realization of projects in the area biological, biotechnological, pharmaceutical, medical and agri-food products included in national and European research programs . Furthermore, the agreement will make it possible to enhance collaborations with private companies in the Marche region and local public health , in order to encourage the development of biotechnology in the Marche region and possibly the start-up of startups that allow the inclusion of research in the Marche region of young people experience in medicine and molecular biology . Finally, the new laboratory will participate in the doctoral and graduate training activities of graduates taking place at the University of Ancona.