BioM is the central network organisation for the biotechnology sector in Munich and Bavaria, commissioned by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs. As a non-profit organisation, BioM supports the biotech community with its extensive network in a variety of ways. The cluster management acts as a centralised access point to connect Bavarian life science companies with relevant national and international partners. BioM supports Bavarian biotech companies at every stage of setting up their business. For this, BioM has developed a unique support program, tailor-made for aspiring start-ups and entrepreneurs in the life sciences sector - the virtual incubator BioM inQlab. In total, BioM has supported more than 200 start-up companies over the last 20 years. In addition, BioM offers a variety of workshops and training courses on industry-specific topics.