On behalf of the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, BioM Biotech Cluster Development GmbH is mandated to manage the Cluster Biotechnology Bavaria as part of the governmental "Cluster Initiative Bavaria". The objective is to connect the different Biotech Regions of Bavaria within a larger network. The Cluster Biotechnology Bavaria develops synergies, represents the Bavarian biotech industry at an international level, and communicates to the public to maintain international perception of Bavaria as a top biotech location. A central task is to improve technology transfer from Bavarian research institutes. BioM supports business development activities of the industry and helps Bavarian biotech companies to find the right business partners.