CEBioForum has a long tradition. The first event was held in 2000 (previously under the name Bio-Forum) in Łódź at the initiative of professor Tadeusz Pietrucha, a biotechnologist, associate professor of the Medical University in Łódź. The objective of the Central European BioForum is to present Polish biotechnological sector to foreign investors and encourage their engagement. At yesterday’s edition SDS Optic CEO Marcin Staniszewski took part in discussion about funds for recapitalization of biotech companies. Conference was a great opportunity to talk about Bridge Alfa programme and meet representatives of National Centre of Research and Development.