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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

March 21, 2011
Industry analysts are projecting double digit growth in the biobased product sector, and an overwhelming majority of company executives are optimistic about company and industry growth potential, according to recent research.
March 18, 2011
Honoring the father of chemurgy, the award will be presented at the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing in May.
March 16, 2011
NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD will share his insights on how ground-breaking biotech innovations can serve the health needs of the world’s poorest.
March 10, 2011
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will hold its Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Spring Conference and Meeting in Seattle, Washington from April 13-15.
March 10, 2011
This month, BIO is leading a delegation of biopharma CEOs to China for meetings with members of the Chinese biotech community and government leaders. The mission illustrates a strong commitment on behalf of the western biotechnology industry to encourage China to strengthen its support for biotech innovation and take steps to enhance greater investment and collaboration with companies in China. The series of meetings between China’s local industry and government leaders and biotech CEOs will lay the foundation for increased cooperation to help biotech flourish in China.
March 7, 2011
The Award will be given to an individual who, through their work in or support of biotechnology, is harnessing its potential to heal, fuel or feed the planet.
March 7, 2011
Company C-level executives, scientists and government officials from Canada, Europe and the United States will be featured presenters at BIO’s 8th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.
March 4, 2011
Know someone who is using the power of biotechnology to heal, fuel or feed the planet?  Nominate them today for the Biotech Humanitarian Award!  BIO is currently seeking nominations for the Third Annual Biotech Humanitarian Award which will be presented at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington, DC, June 27- 30.
March 2, 2011
The 2011 BIO International Convention will feature six high-level super sessions focused on the state of the industry, global biotech advancements and the outlook on the future of the industry.
March 1, 2011
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. 
February 28, 2011
The fourth annual George Washington Carver Award will recognize an individual who has demonstrated significant and innovative accomplishments that have employed industrial biotechnology to facilitate the advancement of a biobased economy and industrial sustainability.
February 14, 2011
The study is expected to inform and improve communications between biotech executives, shareholders and policymakers. 
February 11, 2011
BIO announces that President and CEO James C. Greenwood will ring the closing bell at The NASDAQ Stock Marke.
February 2, 2011
This conference provides a forum for institutional investors, research analysts and senior industry executives to discuss investment trends, attend company presentations, conduct one-on-one meetings, and learn about investment opportunities within the biotechnology industry.
January 31, 2011
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood will host an “Interview with Tony Blair” during the keynote luncheon on Tuesday June 28, 2011.
January 13, 2011
More than 1,000 high-profile scientists, executives, government officials and investors are expected to gather for an exchange of ideas at BIO’s 8th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.
January 12, 2011
Experts chosen to speak on these panels represent leading clinical institutions, medical foundations, and public and private biotechnology companies.
January 3, 2011
The 2011 BIO International Convention will highlight the latest trends and the newest opportunities for executives, investors, scientists, policy leaders, and media from around the world.