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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

May 5, 2014
Nationwide, consumers are demanding greener household care products, cheaper and cleaner fuels and a greater selection of biobased personal care items.  The Plenary Program and select Track Sessions at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, will showcase how the industrial biotech industry is meeting this growing demand for a more sustainable, environmentally friendlier lifestyle preferred by consumers.  The World Congress will be held May 12-15, 2014, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. 
May 2, 2014
Using an advanced form of genetic engineering, scientists are manipulating the structure of cells to create new life forms designed to perform specific functions, such as detecting arsenic in drinking water or producing biofuels from algae.   
April 28, 2014
BIO’s World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology’s pre-conference Workshop, “U.S. Policy Outlook: From the RFS to Tax Reform to Farm Bill Implementation - What Lies Ahead for Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals?”.   The workshop is designed to assess the threats and opportunities on the U.S. federal policy landscape for 2014.
April 23, 2014
The 2014 BIO International Convention® will include six timely and dynamic Super Sessions featuring prominent biotech thought leaders.  This year’s sessions will cover issues from the state of the biotech industry to transforming the world of healthcare.  
April 21, 2014
selective group of CEOs and COOs from emerging industrial biotechnology companies will present new technologies, accomplishments, and business cases during the Clean Tech Investor Sessions at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. 
April 15, 2014
The 2014 BIO International Convention® will highlight the role of academia in the advancement of the biotechnology field through the BIO Alliance Pavilion and the Translational Research Forum. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the global event for biotechnology will take place June 23-26, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.
April 14, 2014
Registration for this year’s Livestock Biotech Summit is officially open to attendees and credentialed media, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today.  The BIO Livestock Biotech Summit will be September 16-18, 2014, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center in Sioux Falls, SD. 
April 10, 2014
BIO and Delaware Bio commend the Delaware State Senate for unanimously passing legislation yesterday designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines. 
April 8, 2014
BIO Latin American Conference will bring together biotechnology executives, academics and investors from around the globe
April 7, 2014
Advances in commercial applications to be showcased at 2014 BIO World Congress in Philadelphia
April 7, 2014
Governor Dennis Daugaard, South Dakota; Governor Jay Nixon, Missouri; Governor Rick Perry, Texas; Governor Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania networking and discussing the future of biotech.
April 3, 2014
Over 28,000 One-on-One Partnering™ meetings anticipated
April 2, 2014
BIO 2014 to feature a first-time Digital Health Zone and Digital Health Forum
March 27, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced an agreement to feature Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funded early-stage biomedical companies in a newly-created Innovation Zone at the 2014 BIO International Convention®. The Innovation Zone companies, focused on drug discovery, diagnostics and other platform technologies, will have dedicated exhibit space and participate in BIO’s One-on-One Partnering™ system. Select companies will make presentations in the BIO Business Forum, the Convention’s business development platform.  
March 24, 2014
Advanced biofuel producers will discuss the industry’s progress toward commercial reality during breakout sessions at the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, the Biotechnology Industry Organization announced today.  The World Congress will be held May 12-15, 2014, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. 
March 24, 2014
Brancaccio to deliver opening remarks at new Emerging Opportunities in Global Markets Forum
March 19, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today Dr. Calestous Juma, Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and Dr. Jim Murray, Professor at the University of California at Davis will deliver the keynote addresses at the 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit.