Assobiotec, the Italian Association for the Development of Biotechnology, was born to foster, support and defend the development of biotechnology in all its various application fields, such as: human and animal healthcare (“red biotech”), agriculture and nutrition (“green biotech”), environment, processing industry, biomaterials, bioenergy, construction industry, restoration (“white biotech”).

Set up in 1986 within the Italian Federation of the Chemical Industry (Federchimica), Assobiotec represents companies and science & technology parks operating in Italy and involved in several sectors of life sciences.