Tartu Biotechnology Park and BioMed SA have been a partner to several European projects in FP7, Horizon, Interreg Baltic Sea Region etc. Tartu Biotechnology Park collaborates closely with biotechnology parks, innovation relay centers (IRCs), clusters, networks and other business support organisations in Europe as well as in the USA and Canada to develop international projects and cooperation links for the benefit of biotechnology SMEs.

Ongoing projects:

BlueBioClusters (BBC)

BlueBioClusters brings together 13 support organizations from 9 European regions, all of them highly engaged in assisting start-ups, companies and policy makers to make best use of blue innovations. They have joined forces to improve, develop and implement new support tools and methods.                          

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Baltic Blue Biotechnology Alliance (ALLIANCE+)

Alliance+ is a Baltic Sea Region-wide blue biotechnology network thatIR BSR_logo_EU-supplement_horizontal_297mm matches organizations & individuals, e.g. SMEs, scientific institutions, public authorities, regions, investors, from the commercial and academic field.
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Biomarker commercialisation (BIC Bridge 

Interreg Baltic Sea Region - European Regional Development FundBIC BRIDGE is based on the project main outputs and results from BiC – Biomarker Commercialization. Thanks to the regular project, the BiC consortium managed to tackle specific challenges from the biomarker development and commercialization field.
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Cluster Excellence in Life sciences – Internationalisation of SMEs (CELIS)

CELIS combines some of the world-class life science ecosystems in Europe, where cross-sectoral fertilisation has given rise to promising new technologies and products, resulting in new value chains. The project builds on the existing Health Axis Europe Alliance, with the aim to professionalise and expand this inter-regional cooperation and increase its impact, especially for SMEs among their members.
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EIT Food

EIT Food RIS aims at strengthening those regions in Europe which are modest and moderate in terms of innovation in agrifood sector. There is currently a network of 13 EIT Food HUBs located in 13 targeted RIS countries, one of which is Tartu Biotechnology Park in Tartu, Estonia. 
Tartu Biotechnology Park’s goal as EIT Food Hub is to promote EIT Food Community activities, to provide the necessary support for local entrepreneurial talent in the food sector and to help to reach the true potential of the local food sector.
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EIT Health

The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) is an independent body of the European Union set up in 2008 to deliver innovation across Europe.
EIT Health is one of the EIT Innovation Communities and a consortium of  over 140 partners from leading businesses, research centres and universities from across 15 EU countries.
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Estonian Connected Health Cluster 

Connected Health Cluster (CH) is a permanent, mutually beneficial partnership between stakeholders in Estonia, who are committed to accelerating the adoption of connected health solutions, at scale on commercial terms. CH is part of the European Connected Health Alliance and ScanBalt network.
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European Innovation Zone in India (EIZI)

A European Innovation Zone in India (EIZI) is a soft landing place for start-ups and innovation actors coming from Europe (EU member States and countries associated to the EUs research and innovation framework programme Horizon 2020/Horizon Europe) located in a well-established and strong Indian Incubator and accelerator.
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GEN.ERA is a project where five EU life Sciences clusters and agency partners join and share their international competences and know-how to improve the scale-up of European companies (Start-ups and SMEs) involved in the genomics value chain apply to healthcare, by a facilitated and successful collective access to a targeted global market.
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Finished projects

Read more about the previous projects Tartu Biotechnology Park has been part of and find out about their results.

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