Networks, initiatives and associations
Northeast Chemical Industry Consulting and Training Center (Beratungs- und Qualifizierungsgesellschaft Nordostchemie mbH -BuQ)
BuQ has worked for companies and institutions since 1999. It offers professional development courses, retraining and qualification of employees and executives alike, primarily for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
German Medical Technology Association (Bundesverband Medizintechnologie e.V. - BVMed)
BVMed is a trade association that represents over 220 industrial and commercial businesses in the medical technology sector. Its members include the 20 largest manufacturers of consumer medical products.
German Pharmaceutical Industry Association (Bundesverband der Pharmazeutischen Industrie e.V. - BPI)
The German Pharmaceutical Industry Association (Bundesverband der Pharmazeutischen Industrie e.V. - BPI) represents the entire spectrum of the German pharmaceutical industry nationally and internationally. It has over 50 years of experience in the field of pharmaceutical research, development, regulatory approval, manufacturing and marketing.
European Bioplastics e.V.
The association "European Bioplastics" was founded in 2006 to represent the interests of European industrial manufacturers, processors and users of bioplastics, biodegradable materials and products made from them.
Diagnostics Industry Association (Verband der Diagnostica-Industrie e.V. - VDGH)
VDGH has 88 member companies that produce or market diagnostic and life-science research tools. The diagnostics industry develops and produces reagents, in-vitro diagnostic agents and corresponding analysis systems.
Northeast Germany Chapter of the Chemical Industry Association (Verband der Chemischen Industrie e. V. Landesverband Nordost)
The association represents the economic and socio-political interests of the chemical industry vis-à-vis government agencies, organizations, labor unions and opinion-makers. It provides consultation on all matters that affect the chemical industry in Eastern German.
Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Verband Forschender Arzneimittelhersteller e.V. - VFA)
The VFA is the trade association of research-based pharmaceutical companies in Germany. It represents the interests of 50 globally leading pharmaceutical companies and over 100 subsidiaries and affiliated companies with regard to health, research and economic policy.