BIO Conferences & Events

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...

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June 15, 2015 - 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....
Frankfurt, Germany
November 3, 2014 - November 5, 2014
The 20th annual BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global...
Windsor, UK
November 5, 2014 - November 6, 2014
BIO’s Preclinical Safety Committee (BioSafe) will hold its BioSafe Europe Meeting in...
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 February 9-10, 2015! Click here for general registration. Click...
Paris, France
March 9, 2015 - March 11, 2015
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Tokyo, Japan
March 24, 2015 - March 25, 2015
March 24-25, 2015 Grand Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan Sign up to receive the latest updates about this...
April 14, 2015 - April 15, 2015
***BIO Board Members please follow this link*** Once a year, BIO hosts the Legislative Day Fly-...
Philadelphia, PA
June 13, 2015 - June 15, 2015
June 13-15, 2015 Philadelphia, PA Co-located at the 2015 BIO International Convention The...

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Upcoming Conference and Event Highlights

June 26, 2014
The 2014 BIO International Convention, where the global biotech community meets, connecting the people, companies and innovations that help to fulfill the promise of biotechnology through healing, fueling, and feeding the world, concluded today at the San Diego Convention Center with a record number of partnering meetings.
June 26, 2014
Rachel King, Chair of the Biotechnology Industry Organization CEO of GlycoMimetics, discusses the biggest issues facing BIO members this year.
June 25, 2014
Transparent Communication Important for Patients and Physicians
June 23, 2014
San Diego, Calif. (June 23, 2014 5:00 PM PST)— The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the re-election of Rachel King, President & CEO, GlycoMimetics, Inc., as the Chair of its Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term, the election of Dan Junius, President & CEO, ImmunoGen, as its new Board Treasurer, and the re-election of David Pyott, Chairman, President & CEO, Allergan, Inc., as Board Secretary.  The Board also elected 19 of its Directors to serve on BIO’s Board Executive Committee for the new term.  In addition, BIO welcomes the election of 10 new members to its Board of Directors, voted upon at this year’s 2014 BIO International Convention.
June 23, 2014
San Diego, Calif. (June 23, 2014 5:00 PM PST)— The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the re-election of Rachel King, President & CEO, GlycoMimetics, Inc., as the Chair of its Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 term, the election of Dan Junius, President & CEO, ImmunoGen, as its new Board Treasurer, and the re-election of David Pyott, Chairman, President & CEO, Allergan, Inc., as Board Secretary.  The Board also elected 19 of its Directors to serve on BIO’s Board Executive Committee for the new term.  In addition, BIO welcomes the election of 10 new members to its Board of Directors, voted upon at this year’s 2014 BIO International Convention.
June 13, 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and abstracts for panels, individual papers and poster presentations for the 2014 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy. This unique conference will be held December 7-9, 2014 in San Diego at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter.  
May 19, 2014
Synthetic biology is an extension of the continuum of genetic science that has been used safely for more than 40 years by the biotechnology industry in development of commercial products. In this document, several of BIO's Industrial & Environmental Section member companies have provided examples of their companies' stories and' technology which tuliuze the technology of synthetic biology.  
May 15, 2014
Philadelphia (May 12, 2014) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced that nine companies have become new members of its Industrial & Environmental Section since the start of 2014. The announcement came as BIO prepared to kick of its annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, which runs May 12 – 15 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
May 14, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver a keynote address at the 2014 BIO International Convention® in San Diego. The Keynote Luncheon will take place on Wednesday, June 25 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm PDT.
May 5, 2014
BIO is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 BIO International Convention® Buzz of BIO contest.
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.