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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 To register, click here. To view the 2014...
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...
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...
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

March 13, 2014
New Forums to focus on orphan diseases, personalized medicine, regenerative medicine and vaccines.
March 13, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) named DuPont Chair & CEO Ellen Kullman as the recipient of its 2014 George Washington Carver Award for innovation in industrial biotechnology. Kullman is the first woman to receive the honor, which has been awarded annually since 2008.
March 11, 2014
BIO has recently put together a Presidential Green Chemistry Award fact sheet that highlights all of the industrial biotech and biobased technology applications awarded from the start of the program in 1996 up to 2013.  Each year awards are allotted to technologies that incorporate the use of green chemistry through the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge.  Industrial biotechnology has been recognized by EPA as a way to reduce or prevent pollution at its source.
March 10, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announces an exclusive line-up of high-level industry executives for its Plenary Program during BIO’s 11th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The world’s largest industrial biotechnology event will be held May 12 – 15, 2014, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. 
February 26, 2014
Discover International Programming at BIO’s 2014 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
February 14, 2014
Celebrating its 11th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is today announcing this year’s breakout program, which include new sessions on the use of industrial biotechnology in personal care and common household products.
January 27, 2014
Updated Convention features include new session formats, premier networking opportunities and improved programming
January 23, 2014
BIO announced plenary sessions, Business Roundtables and Therapeutic Workshops selected for the 16th annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference.
December 19, 2013
More than 140 Companies Expected to Present Their Story to Top Public and Venture Capital Investors
December 12, 2013
BIO announced this year’s Fireside Chats lineup for the 16th annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The chats will feature a set of candid, one-on-one conversations between biopharma leaders and analysts, followed by an interactive question and answer session. 
November 18, 2013
San Diego Interim Mayor Todd Gloria to discuss regional growth and economic impact of biotech industry and the return of the BIO International Convention in 2014.
November 15, 2013
Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.), who represents an area of San Diego with a large cluster of biotechnology companies, will give opening remarks at BIO's Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology, being held in San Diego in early December.
November 12, 2013
Event brings Western and Chinese life science companies together for partnering and deal making
November 8, 2013
Advanced biofuels and biorefinery platforms for drop-in and aviation fuels are ready for commercialization. BIO's 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature presentations from executives in the advanced biofuel sector discussing research and development progress and financing challenges.  The event will be held in San Diego, December 8-11, 2013 at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter.
October 31, 2013
3rd Annual BIO China Will Provide Global Look at Innovation and Investment Opportunities in China
October 28, 2013
Use of renewable chemicals to replace petroleum chemicals is growing rapidly due to consumer demand. The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature presentations on cutting edge platforms used to create better and more efficient renewable chemicals for broader applications.  The Pacific Rim Summit will be co-organized by BIOCOM and held in San Diego, December 8-11, 2013 at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter.
October 25, 2013
BIO featured Jan Lundberg of Eli Lilly as this year's fireside chat speaker at the BIO Investor Forum!
October 24, 2013
Ambassador Locke Will Share Insights on Collaboration between U.S. and China Biotech Sectors