On 28th-30th September 2016, the Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC) hosted the 8th edition of BioSpain, an international fair in which companies and research centres in biotechnology present their activities, both in their stands, as in individual meetings and through four parallel sessions of conferences. According to the organizers of the event (Asebio, Department of economic development and competitiveness of the Basque Government, BioBasque and the Basque Agency for enterprise development), the fair counted with the participation 140 exhibitors and a total of 1120 delegates of 608 entities.
Leaflets and other dissemination material of LIFE microTAN project were available at INESCOP stand, and the project was presented in the one-to-one meetings held with different entities. Besides, on 29th September, INESCOP personnel participated in the final event of LIFE Seacolors project, held in the frame of BioSpain. At this event, LIFE microTAN project was presented as a potential BAT for the tanning industry.