BioIndustry e.V. is a regional life science cluster committed to the promotion of biotechnology in science, research and application. The cluster’s regional focus is the Ruhr Metropolis and eastern Westphalia. BioIndustry synergizes the activities of local technology centers, companies and academic research groups to strengthen the field of Biotechnology and Bioeconomy and to generate product and process innovations through interdisciplinary transfer work. The work of BioIndustry aims to improve the communication between science and industry and to adapt scientific research to economic needs in an early stage. In a long-term goal new product- and process innovations will be generated within the Ruhr area.