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

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.
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