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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...

BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference 

The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference offers timely, relevant educational sessions on the latest issues in the biotech IP sector, informal networking events designed to promote discussion and foster relationships among...

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June 15, 2015 - 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....
Tokyo, Japan
March 24, 2015 - March 25, 2015
March 24-25, 2015 Tokyo, Japan The BIO Asia International Conference is an exclusive,...
Philadelphia, PA
June 13, 2015 - June 15, 2015
June 13-15, 2015 Philadelphia, PA Co-located at the 2015 BIO International Convention The...
November 10, 2014 - November 12, 2014
The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference offers timely, relevant...
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...
Windsor, UK
November 5, 2014 - November 6, 2014
BIO’s Preclinical Safety Committee (BioSafe) will hold its BioSafe Europe Meeting in...
April 14, 2015 - April 15, 2015
***BIO Board Members please follow this link*** Once a year, BIO hosts the Legislative Day Fly-...
December 7, 2014 - December 9, 2014
Building Innovative Collaborations Across the Pacific The ninth annual Pacific Rim Summit on...
October 7, 2014 - October 8, 2014
BIO Investor Forum  October 7-8, 2014 To register, click here. To view the 2014...
New York, New York
February 9, 2015 - February 10, 2015
We look forward to seeing you February 9-10, 2015! The BIO CEO & Investor Conference is the...
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

September 24, 2014
BIO is pleased to announce the creation of the BIO Rosalind Franklin Award for Leadership in Industrial Biotechnology to be presented to an outstanding  woman in the industrial biotechnology sector who has made significant contributions to the advancement of the biobased economy and biotech innovation.  The inaugural award will be presented at this year’s Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotech & Bioenergy, to be held December 7-9, 2014 in San Diego, California.  
September 19, 2014
Commercialization of cleaner, safer consumer products through innovative industrial biotechnology processes will be the focus of breakout sessions at the ninth annual Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy.
September 11, 2014
Sessions to focus on the FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation Process, IPO Market, and BioCentury’s Back to School issue
September 10, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced that it will showcase a series of unique sessions at this year’s Livestock Biotech Summit, including a panel highlighting the value of intellectual property in animal biotechnology.  Polsinelli PC will sponsor two sessions, one on the importance of protecting patent rights to helped spur innovation and the second on utilizing biotechnology to better human and animal health.  BIO’s Livestock Biotech Summit will be held September 16-18, 2014, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center in Sioux Falls, SD.
September 4, 2014
Washington, D.C. (September 4, 2014) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) invites biotechnology, pharmaceutical, business development, life sciences and policy experts to submit novel and cutting-edge topic proposals for sessions at the 2015 BIO International Convention. Regularly attracting over 15,000 high-level professionals and highlighting the latest advancements in biotechnology, BIO 2015 will be held June 15 – 18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
September 4, 2014
Washington, D.C. (September 4, 2014) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 BIO Investor Forum Buzz of BIO contest, which recognizes highly innovative companies in the biotech sector. Taking place October 7-8, 2014 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California, the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum will focus on investment opportunities for early stage and established private companies as well as emerging public companies.
September 3, 2014
South Dakota State University, the South Dakota Biotech Association and select Brookings firms will provide attendees of the upcoming 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit the opportunity to tour the campus and select facilities Sept. 15 at no cost. Capping the evening will be an industry-led panel discussion featuring SDSU faculty members and industry collaborators on how to build successful, university/company collaborations
August 25, 2014
Washington, D.C. (August 25, 2014) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced the initial list of presenting companies for the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum. The event is an international investor forum that assembles early and established private companies as well as emerging public biotechs, along with top public and private equity investors, to explore investment trends and opportunities in life sciences. The event will take place October 7-8, 2014 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. 
August 21, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Raymond, former undersecretary of agriculture for food safety at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), will deliver a keynote address at the 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit.  
August 8, 2014
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August 5, 2014
BIO Investor Forum to be held October 7-8, 2014 in San Francisco, California
August 1, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has officially extended its Call for Papers deadline to August 20, 2014 for the 2014 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy.  
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