The Swiss Biotech Association represents the interests of the biotech sector, supports the entrepreneurship of biotech companies, and generates value for them through the following activities: 1. Development of optimal framework conditions for the biotech sector: Representation of the biotech interests to policy makers; Support of: Knowledge and technology transfer, Financing conditions for biotech companies, Education and professional development. 2. Networking of stakeholders at national and international level: Through the development and maintenance of biotechnology-specific platforms, Organisation and participation at national and international events. 3. Dissemination of accomplishments in biotechnology: To the political audience and the general public, Through the national biotech platform. Increase of the visibility at national and international level. 4. Collaboration with strategic partners: As a member of national and international umbrella organisations, Through collaborations with life sciences clusters / initiatives, With national and European funding agencies.