Scientific American Worldview 2011 Preview -- New this year: Three pioneers share keys to success for building biotech in emerging markets

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Three biotech luminaries who have succeeded against all odds share their experiences building a biotech company from the ground up in Brazil, China and India. This year’s report will profile:

Guilherme Emrich, FIR Capital (Brazil)

Ge Li, WuXi Apptec (China)

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Biocon (India)

Their opinions and advice on a diverse range of subjects is explored in a Q&A while their individual stories are told in accompanying profiles.  Don’t miss this special section in the Worldview 2011 report.

Scientific American will release the third annual Worldview: A Global Biotechnology Perspective at this year’s BIO International Convention.  Created in partnership with BIO, the publication explores the diverse economic regions of the world, highlighting success stories, policy achievements, cutting-edge science and the unique challenges that lie ahead. This year’s report focuses on BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) country efforts to build local biotechnology hubs. 

Don’t miss it:

Worldview 2011: Scientific American’s Bio-Innovation Scorecard Super Session at the BIO International Convention

Wednesday June 29, Time: 3:45 – 5:15 pm
Room 147 AB

Fareed Zakaria, CNN Host, Editor-at-Large of TIME MagazineWashington Post columnist, former Editor of Newsweek  International and author, will moderate a discussion with international thought leaders on encouraging global biotech growth and this year’s report. The session will highlight what countries are doing well, and what countries could be doing better to foster biotechnology.