BIO Conferences & Events

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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.

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...

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology 

Entering it's 11th year, the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the largest industrial biotech conference in the world. Over 1,100 attendees will gather in Philadelphia, PA May 12-15, 2014.

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 the communication, research and development, regulatory system, and...

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June 23, 2014 - June 26, 2014
Thousands of companies from around the world and all industry segments will be at BIO, ready to build...
April 23, 2014 - April 25, 2014
The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference offers timely, relevant...
Thousand Oaks, CA
April 28, 2014 - April 30, 2014
BIO’s Preclinical Safety Committee (BioSafe) will hold its BioSafe General Membership...
May 12, 2014 - May 15, 2014
The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world's largest industrial...
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
May 21, 2014 - May 22, 2014
Bio€quity Europe pioneered the turf-neutral concept, creating an open door for all members...
San Diego, California
June 21, 2014 - June 23, 2014
June 21-23, 2014 San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina San Diego, California Co-located at...
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 10, 2014 - September 12, 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 Thank you for attending the 2013 BIO Investor Forum...
Frankfurt, Germany
November 3, 2014 - November 5, 2014
The 20th annual BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global...
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...

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Upcoming Conference and Event Highlights

February 12, 2013
From the 15th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on February 12th, 2013.
February 6, 2013
BIO announced that it is accepting nominations for the annual George Washington Carver Award to recognize significant contributions by an individual in the field of industrial biotechnology. 
February 1, 2013
BIO announced the plenary sessions, Business Roundtables and Therapeutic Workshops selected for the 15th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference.
January 29, 2013
Hot topics include clinical trials modernization, food security, demonstrating economic value, accessing early-stage innovation, venture philanthropy 
January 25, 2013
Today the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced the 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will be held October 8-11 at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, Calif. 
January 23, 2013
Industry leaders will discuss recent company successes and their biggest fears, and what’s ahead for the industry in 2013 
January 15, 2013
More than 140 companies are expected to present their story.
December 20, 2012
The 2012 BIO International Convention featured a broad array of top-level speakers, addressing critical global challenges and the top issues in biotechnology. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the event drew 16,505 industry leaders from 65 countries.
December 17, 2012
Today the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced registration and housing are now open for the 2013 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. 
November 27, 2012
BIO CEO & Investor Conference will be held February 11–12 in New York, NY.
October 18, 2012
The global event for biotech to take place in Chicago, IL April 22-25, 2013.
October 3, 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature breakout sessions focused on using biomass to replace fossil fuels in creating bioenergy, biofuels and other bioproducts. 
October 3, 2012
Sessions to focus on new pharma-VC models for biotech investing, new corporate VC models and forecasting 2013 
September 24, 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature industry leaders, university researchers and venture capitalists to facilitate networking and business partnerships this October 9-12 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Canada. 
September 24, 2012
The BIO Investor Forum will be October 9-10 in San Francisco, CA.
September 12, 2012
At BIO India, views were expressed on public policies that are intended to bring about innovation, collaboration and investment in the biotech sector, in particular strong intellectual property (IP) protections and regulatory mechanisms.
September 12, 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and abstracts for panels, individual papers, and posters for the 2013 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.