Interested in participating?

About the mission

Invest Northern Ireland is proposing to take a delegation of companies to visit BIO Europe in November 2024. 

Experience BIO-Europe and connect with delegates spanning the global life science ecosystem to propel dealmaking and innovation. 

With over 5,500 attendees from over 60 countries represented; BIO-Europe provides your business with multiple opportunities to reach new potential customers from across the globe. 

Europe remains an important market for biotech companies launching their new drugs, as it accounts for over 20% of the total global pharma market. BIO is a great platform for a company of any size and getting access to the BIO Partnering One platform will enable delegates to meet the right people. 

Find out more about BIO Europe.

Who should consider attending participating in the trade mission?

The event and trade mission are suitable for: 

  • Businesses within the biotech and pharmaceutical sector, as well as technology companies providing services to these industries 
  • Businesses providing regulatory consultancy services 


Details of cost to participate to be confirmed. 

Interested in participating in the trade mission?

To find out if you can participate, check your eligibility.

Is your business eligible?

Answer the following questions to find out if you can apply.

Q1 - Is your business currently based in Northern Ireland?
Q2 - Can your product or service be sold to customers outside Northern Ireland?
Q3 - Are you an existing Invest Northern Ireland customer?

It is critical to understand any regulatory, compliance, and procedural issues that might affect your product or service in your target market.

A rule or regulation could stop you exporting, therefore it makes sense to find out before you spend any time or money exploring your export options.

Based on your answers your business is eligible to apply for this event.

Complete the following form and one of our international trade advisors will be in touch to discuss the next steps.

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Based on your answers, you should discuss your business’ support needs with an Invest NI advisor.

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Sorry, based on your answers your business does not meet the eligibility criteria for support from Invest NI

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