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 25, 2013
The global event for biotechnology brings together industry leaders for networking, partnering, and deal-making
April 25, 2013
Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri announces huge deal at the 2013 BIO International Convention: Monsanto will invest $400 million to increase their research footprint in Missouri, adding 675 new high tech jobs.
April 25, 2013
Governor Steve Beshear discusses Kentucky's 13th year participating in the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 25, 2013
One-on-One Partnering breaks all records with more than 25,500 partnering meetings taking place in Chicago at the 2013 BIO International Convention. Joe Colangelo, Director of Business Development discusses the successes.
April 24, 2013
New members expand BIO’s representation of multinational companies and include The Coca-Cola Company, Plum Creek, and LanzaTech 
April 24, 2013
Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri announces huge deal at the 2013 BIO International Convention. Monsanto will invest $400 million to increase their research footprint in Missouri, adding 675 new high tech jobs.
April 24, 2013
Wigs, roses, bourbon, and bikes are just a taste of what was happening at the Exhibitor Hospitality Receptions on Tuesday evening as BIO attendees loosened their ties, kicked off their heels, and hit the BIO Exhibition floor at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 24, 2013
Governor Dennis Daugaard, South Dakota; Governor Jay Nixon, Missouri; Governor Rick Perry, Texas; Governor Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania networking and discussing the future of biotech at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 24, 2013
Neal Carter, President of Okanagan Specialty Fruit discusses the development of the Arctic Apple at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 24, 2013
At the 2013 BIO International Convention, Mundel discusses biotech start-ups and how biotech and technology can help meet needs in developing countries. The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 (GBD 2010) is the largest ever systematic effort to describe the global distribution and causes of a wide array of major diseases, injuries, and health risk factors. The results show that infectious diseases, maternal and child illness, and malnutrition now cause fewer deaths and less illness than they did twenty years ago.
April 24, 2013
Dr. Richard Mohs, Distinguished Research Fellow, Eli Lilly discusses the importance of early diagnosis in Alzheimer's at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 23, 2013
Study shows biotech crops increase farmers’ yields and incomes, with less pesticide use and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
April 23, 2013
High school junior honored for research in breast cancer.
April 23, 2013
Support of industry underscores pro-business commitment.
April 23, 2013
The bioscience industry is one of the most innovative and important economic drivers in the United States, accounting for over 1.6 million jobs.
April 23, 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the election of Rachel King, President and CEO, GlycoMimetics, Inc, as the new Chair of its Board of Directors for the 2013-2014 term, and the election of David Pyott, Chairman, President, & CEO, Allergan, Inc., as its new Board Secretary.
April 23, 2013
A look at the wide range of countries represented at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 23, 2013
Published on Apr 23, 2013 David Kappos, former Director, US Patent and Trade Office and current Partner Cravath, Swaine and Moore, LLP discusses the Canadian Utility Requirement at the 2013 BIO International Convention.