Value of EU Grant - £169,000

Name of funding programme - Interreg 5B North West Europe

Start and end dates - April 2016 to March 2019

Boost4Health will support Kent-based Life Sciences companies with internationalisation and in particular market entry in mainland Europe. The project will formally link Kent’s new BioGateway cluster to various European life science clusters.

  • BOM (Business Development & Foreign Investments), Brabant (Netherlands)
  • Manchester Growth Company (United Kingdom)
  • Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij Oost (Netherlands)
  • Biocat Catalunya (Spain)
  • Université de Liège (Belgium)
  • ID2Santé, Bretagne (France)
  • BioRegio STERN Stuttgart (Germany)
  • Biopeople; University of Copenhagen (Denmarkl
  • Eurasanté Lille (France)
  • To boost internationalisation among life science companies in Kent
  • To provide practical support to Kent life science businesses to help with exporting
  • To encourage international collaborations and partnering to help companies access new commercial opportunities
  • To link Kent’s BioGateway cluster to major European life science clusters and organisations
  • International business growth coaching programme delivered
  • International product validation network established
  • International life science clustering activity delivered
  • Micro-financing for growth acceleration services & international collaborations