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BIO and Biominas have partnered to co-host the first annual BIO Latin America, the industry’s must-attend conference for innovation and collaboration in Latin America’s rapidly-growing biotechnology sector.

Livestock Biotech Summit

This conference offers a focus on using the tools of biotechnology to improve agricultural animals to address the challenges faced in health, food, and industrial applications worldwide. Topics to be discussed include communication, research and development, the regulatory system, and...

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The BIO Investor Forum is an international biotech investor conference focused on early and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event features plenary sessions, business roundtables and...

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June 15, 2014 - June 18, 2015
BIO 2015 is headed Philadelphia, the heart of the U.S. biopharma industry and home to more than 1,200 companies, ranging from the biopharma industry's largest multinational companies to its fastest growing firms....
November 10, 2014 - November 12, 2014
The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference offers timely, relevant...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 9, 2014 - September 11, 2014
Dates: September 9-11, 2014 Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil BIO Latin America is...
October 14, 2014 - October 15, 2014
The Power of Partnerships   This event brings together voluntary health organizations...
Frankfurt, Germany
November 3, 2014 - November 5, 2014
The 20th annual BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global...
Paris, France
March 9, 2015 - March 11, 2015
Save the date and check back in the coming weeks for information on next year's BIO-Europe...
September 16, 2014 - September 18, 2014
Developing Global Solutions Through Animal Biotechnology This conference offers a focus on...
December 7, 2014 - December 9, 2014
Building Innovative Collaborations Across the Pacific The ninth annual Pacific Rim Summit on...
New York, New York
February 9, 2015 - February 10, 2015
We look forward to seeing you again February 9-10, 2015! The BIO CEO & Investor Conference...
October 7, 2014 - October 8, 2014
BIO Investor Forum  October 7-8, 2014 Registration is open! Early bird ends August 28th....
July 19, 2015 - July 22, 2015
The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world's largest industrial...

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Upcoming Conference and Event Highlights

July 17, 2014
 Scientists and researchers are actively engaged in finding ways to improve the care and use of animals in biomedical applications and food production.  Programming at this year’s Livestock Biotech Summit will address new methods for ensuring optimal care and use of agricultural animals for a range of applications.  The 2014 Summit will be held September 16-19, 2014, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.   
July 11, 2014
Today's oral arguments offered an important opportunity to educate stakeholders within Alameda County and all of California about the unnecessary and burdensome impacts that will result if this proposed take back program is allowed to stand.
July 10, 2014
The International Council of Biotechnology Associations has been established with the expressed purpose of advocating for public policies that support the growth of the innovative biotechnology industry worldwide.
June 26, 2014
The 2014 BIO International Convention, where the global biotech community meets, connecting the people, companies and innovations that help to fulfill the promise of biotechnology through healing, fueling, and feeding the world, concluded today at the San Diego Convention Center with a record number of partnering meetings.
June 26, 2014
Rachel King, Chair of the Biotechnology Industry Organization CEO of GlycoMimetics, discusses the biggest issues facing BIO members this year.
June 25, 2014
Transparent Communication Important for Patients and Physicians
June 23, 2014
San Diego, Calif. (June 23, 2014 5:00 PM PST)— The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the re-election of Rachel King, President & CEO, GlycoMimetics, Inc., as the Chair of its Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term, the election of Dan Junius, President & CEO, ImmunoGen, as its new Board Treasurer, and the re-election of David Pyott, Chairman, President & CEO, Allergan, Inc., as Board Secretary.  The Board also elected 19 of its Directors to serve on BIO’s Board Executive Committee for the new term.  In addition, BIO welcomes the election of 10 new members to its Board of Directors, voted upon at this year’s 2014 BIO International Convention.
June 23, 2014
San Diego, Calif. (June 23, 2014 5:00 PM PST)— The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the re-election of Rachel King, President & CEO, GlycoMimetics, Inc., as the Chair of its Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term, the election of Dan Junius, President & CEO, ImmunoGen, as its new Board Treasurer, and the re-election of David Pyott, Chairman, President & CEO, Allergan, Inc., as Board Secretary.  The Board also elected 19 of its Directors to serve on BIO’s Board Executive Committee for the new term.  In addition, BIO welcomes the election of 10 new members to its Board of Directors, voted upon at this year’s 2014 BIO International Convention.
June 13, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and abstracts for panels, individual papers and poster presentations for the 2014 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy. This unique conference will be held December 7-9, 2014 in San Diego at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter.  
May 19, 2014
Synthetic biology is an extension of the continuum of genetic science that has been used safely for more than 40 years by the biotechnology industry in development of commercial products. In this document, several of BIO's Industrial & Environmental Section member companies have provided examples of their companies' stories and' technology which tuliuze the technology of synthetic biology.  
May 15, 2014
Philadelphia (May 12, 2014) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced that nine companies have become new members of its Industrial & Environmental Section since the start of 2014. The announcement came as BIO prepared to kick of its annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, which runs May 12 – 15 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
May 14, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver a keynote address at the 2014 BIO International Convention® in San Diego. The Keynote Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, June 25 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm PDT.
May 5, 2014
BIO is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 BIO International Convention® Buzz of BIO contest.
May 5, 2014
Nationwide, consumers are demanding greener household care products, cheaper and cleaner fuels and a greater selection of biobased personal care items.  The Plenary Program and select Track Sessions at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, will showcase how the industrial biotech industry is meeting this growing demand for a more sustainable, environmentally friendlier lifestyle preferred by consumers.  The World Congress will be held May 12-15, 2014, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. 
May 2, 2014
Using an advanced form of genetic engineering, scientists are manipulating the structure of cells to create new life forms designed to perform specific functions, such as detecting arsenic in drinking water or producing biofuels from algae.   
April 28, 2014
BIO’s World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology’s pre-conference Workshop, “U.S. Policy Outlook: From the RFS to Tax Reform to Farm Bill Implementation - What Lies Ahead for Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals?”.   The workshop is designed to assess the threats and opportunities on the U.S. federal policy landscape for 2014.
April 23, 2014
The 2014 BIO International Convention® will include six timely and dynamic Super Sessions featuring prominent biotech thought leaders.  This year’s sessions will cover issues from the state of the biotech industry to transforming the world of healthcare.  
April 21, 2014
selective group of CEOs and COOs from emerging industrial biotechnology companies will present new technologies, accomplishments, and business cases during the Clean Tech Investor Sessions at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology.