Since 1997, BioM is the network organization of the biotechnology sector in Munich and in Bavaria, commissioned by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs. BioM supports the Bavarian biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry with a focus on personalized medicine by providing an extensive network for developing new business contacts. The cluster management offers central access and a broad range of information about the sector for prospective customers from home and abroad. Especially for company founders, BioM provides comprehensive consulting and specialized coaching, training and mentoring programs. In total, BioM has supported more than 200 start-up companies in 20 years. BioM also organizes a wide range of training courses, events and network meetings.