About the "German Association of Biotechnology Industries"
(Deutsche Industrievereinigung Biotechnologie - DIB)
DIB, the German Association of Biotechnology Industries, was established 1997 and is Germany's trade association for industrial biotechnology. DIB speaks for 200 large, medium-sized, and small member companies engaged in research, development and production of pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, agro-biotech products, enzymes, food additives, and others. Around half of DIB's membership are newly established entrepreneurial biotech companies.
DIB's role is:
- Representing of interests of biotechnology companies in contacts with politicians, government, various agencies and institutions, the general public.
- Representing the interests of the German biotechnology industry in Europe and world-wide, especially through active participation in international associations such as the European biotechnology association EuropaBio.
- Supporting in the setting-up and development of small and medium-sized biotechnology companies in Germany.