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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....
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 9, 2014 - September 11, 2014
Dates: September 9-11, 2014 Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil BIO Latin America is...
September 16, 2014 - September 18, 2014
Developing Global Solutions Through Animal Biotechnology This conference offers a focus on...
October 7, 2014 - October 8, 2014
BIO Investor Forum  October 7-8, 2014 Early bird ends August 28th. To register,...
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...
November 10, 2014 - November 12, 2014
The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference offers timely, relevant...
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...
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...
Philadelphia, PA
June 13, 2015 - June 15, 2015
June 13-15, 2015 Philadelphia, PA Co-located at the 2015 BIO International Convention 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

May 25, 2011
The Biotechnology Humanitarian Award is given out each year at the BIO International Convention.
May 25, 2011
Klein is chairman of the governing board and a member of the peer review committee for the  California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. The Biotechnology Humanitarian Award is given out each year at the BIO International Convention .
May 25, 2011
Dr. Jay Siegel of  Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development  and Janelle Curtis from the  Biotechnology Institute  discuss this year’s International BioGENEius Challenge.
May 25, 2011
Dr. Jay Siegel of  Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development  and Janelle Curtis from the  Biotechnology Institute  discuss this year’s International BioGENEius Challenge.
May 25, 2011
BIO International Convention to devote several breakout sessions to the topic of legal counsel within the biotech industry.
May 23, 2011
2011 BIO International Convention will feature a series of high level panels examining the latest biotechnology advancements designed to address pressing global food production and genetically engineered food and animail biotechnology.
May 21, 2011
The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes — the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. — has risen by epidemic proportions. In addition, the disease is estimated to affect 435 million people worldwide by 2030. BIO and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will feature a two-day diabetes forum for the first time at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington, DC. The sessions will showcase the latest research in novel therapies, vaccines, and biomarkers.
May 21, 2011
Scientific American will release the third annual Worldview: A Global Biotechnology Perspective at this year's BIO International Convention.
May 19, 2011
BIOtechNOW speaks with Dr. Trounson is a pioneer of human in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and associated reproductive technologies.
May 17, 2011
Providing legal counsel within the biotech industry comes with a unique set of challenges.  Legal professionals must consistently stay on top of the latest policy and regulatory changes within the industry. From patent issues to new laws on licensing to regulations for new innovations, the BIO International Convention (June 27-30) will feature the latest updates, insights and networking opportunities—plus educational sessions where you can earn up to eight CLE credit hours—to help fast-track your career. Sit in on any number of BIO Program presentations by leading law firms and earn CLE credits.
May 13, 2011
Recently introduced legislation could help the military become the technology leader in scaling up commercial production of sustainable biofuels, such as algae.
May 12, 2011
The world’s largest biotech hubs are busy planning their delegations’ visits to the  BIO International Convention  next month. The international program at the Convention will be one of the most robust to date, with International Case Studies, breakout sessions focused on globalization and Super Sessions focused on the emerging markets.
May 12, 2011
The keys to successful industrial biotech business relationships mirror those for successful personal relationships, industry leaders explained today.  During the final Lunch Plenary Session of BIO’s 2011 World Congress in Toronto, moderator James Stoppert, CEO of BioAdvisors, along with panelists Patrick Gruber, CEO of Gevo, Ron Commander, Head of Butyl Rubber Business Unit at Lanxess, Christophe Schilling, CEO of Genomatica, and Hisao Urata, General Manager of Corporate Planning at Mitsubishi Chemical discussed “Strategic Partnerships for More Robust Value Chains” and identified some key components to that end.
May 11, 2011
Today, major players in the clean energy investment community provided key perspective and insight to help inform industrial biotech companies and their future success.
May 11, 2011
BIOtechNOW’s talks to Bernard Siegel about recent developments in stem cell research and the upcoming BIO International Convention.
May 9, 2011
During today’s plenary lunch session at BIO's 2011 World Congress in Toronto, Royal DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma gave a passionate keynote address and accepted the 2011 George Washington Carver Award for his company’s efforts to promote bio-based products over those relying on fossil-fuel resources.
May 9, 2011
BIOtechNOW talks to Dr. Jones about the significance and importance of the  Biotech Humanitarian Award.
May 9, 2011
BIOtechNOW’s Tracy Cooley talks to Dr. Jones about the significance and importance of the re; Biotech Humanitarian Award , which will be bestowed on this year’s award winner at the  BIO International Convention during a keynote session on Wednesday, June 29.