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Medicen Paris Region

5-7 Impasse Reille
75014 Paris, France

Medicen Paris Region is a leading European life sciences’ clusters. With more than 300 members, Medicen is a unique forum connecting ALL of the stakeholders that INNOVATE in Healthcare: research institutes, start-ups and SMEs (250), incubators, large companies, and physicians.

Paris Region concentrates 50% of the Academic Research in Life sciences, chemistry, and ICT in France.

FIRST European region in the field of life science and health: 1st for pharmaceuticals, 2nd in medtech, 3rd in biotechnology, 1st in public-sector research and Europe’s largest hospital network.

Medicen helps its members to be innovative and competitive by:

  • Supporting the economic growth of SMEs
  • Fostering R&D collaborations through a successful dynamic relationship between SMEs, large firms and academic laboratories, clinical centres and educational stakeholders; Since 2005, the cluster has accredited 272 R&D projects for a total budget of €1.1 billion.
  • Promoting transfer of innovative technologies;
  • Strengthening international competitiveness for the French “health and leading-edge health technology” sector
  • Helping to increase the attractiveness of the Paris Region and the vitality of its healthcare sector


Medicen is structured around 5 strategic areas:

  • In vitro diagnostics : Biomarkers, companion diagnostics, reagents, laboratory equipment.
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging: Imaging (bio)markers, In vivo guidance, therapeutic targeting.
  • ICT for Health: Prevention, screening, diagnostic, monitoring and therapeutic care of pathologies.
  • Translational medicine: Innovative treatments, molecular technologies.
  • Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials


The Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials strategic area is focused more specifically on:

  • Cell therapy
  • Gene Therapy
  • Biomaterials
  • Tissue engineering


Moreover, MEDICEN PARIS REGION has been designated FRENCH TECH operator since July 2015 by the Ministry of Economy to accelerate the fastest growing enterprises in the Biotech and Medtech fields, and joined the thematic network FrenchTech #HealthTech.


 Medicen Paris Region is also an associate partner of “EIT Health- European Institute of Innovation & Technology” engaged in active ageing and healthy living on a European level through three pillars: Campus, Innovation and Business Acceleration.

5-7 Impasse Reille

75014 Paris


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Gene Therapy Partnering Day 17 Sep 2018