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EuropaBio takes Chair of International Council of Biotechnology Associations


03 Jun 2024



03 June 2024 - Dr Claire Skentelbery, Director General of EuropaBio, becomes the Chair of the global biotech coalition, the International Council of Biotechnology Associations (ICBA).

The ICBA is a coalition of non-profit, national biotechnology trade associations which promotes public understanding of, and advocates for, public policies that support the growth of the innovative biotechnology industries.

The ICBA represents the global voice of the industry in international fora with the goal of promoting continued innovation in the human health, agriculture, and industrial and environmental sectors. 32 members are represented from six continents, with a growing community championing a critical technology for economic security.

Dr Skentelbery commented “It is an honour to sit as Chair of the ICBA in its work representing biotechnology globally. Across diverse country profiles, there is a shared drive to support healthy citizens, sustainable industries and economic growth. Biotechnology is fundamental to achieve these goals and the ICBA works to ensure that innovation can grow in all countries”.

Find out more about the ICBA here