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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

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.
May 9, 2011
VABIO's Mark Herzog discusses biotech in Virginia and the upcoming BIO International Convention in Washington, DC.
May 6, 2011
Scientific American will release the third annual Worldview: A Global Biotechnology Perspective at this year’s BIO International Convention.
May 5, 2011
BIO will be co-hosting an event with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the issuance of U.S. patent 4,259,444 to Ananda Chakrabarty following the Supreme Court case, Diamond v. Chakrabarty, which held that Chakrabarty’s bioengineered bacterium was eligible for patenting.