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 23, 2013
Chris Morrison, Editor, Elsevier Business Intelligence, interviews Glen Giovannetti, Global Life Sciences Sector Leader, Ernst & Young about the newly released Beyond Borders Report at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 23, 2013
Winner, International BioGENEius Challenge at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 23, 2013
Ron Stotish, CEO, AquaBounty Technologies, discusses AquAdvantage® Salmon, the first candidate application for a genetically modified (transgenic) food animal at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 23, 2013
Keynote speaker Josh Sommer was recently named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in Life Sciences and Healthcare. He discusses his rare cancer diagnosis while in college and his subsequent journey to become the Executive Director of The Chordoma Foundation. He also explains his search for information, insight and connections at the BIO International Convention.
April 22, 2013
BIO issued the annual Scientific American Worldview Report and Bio-Innovation Scorecard. On Wednesday, April 24, the Scientific American Worldview Super Session will take place during the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 22, 2013
Today, the 2013 U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge named the top 10 U.S. students finalists who will go on to compete in the next and final stage of the competition: the 2013 International BioGENEius Challenge on Tuesday.
April 22, 2013
New report to show areas with highest demand for life science workers.
April 22, 2013
Peer-reviewed article in Vaccine offers actions for bringing vaccines to 90% of the world.
April 22, 2013
Third annual conference to be held November 11-13, 2013 in Beijing, China.
April 22, 2013
Seth Ginsberg, President of the Global Healthy Living Foundation discusess their healthy biologics initiative to improve the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 21, 2013
Joe Damond, Senior Vice President of International Affairs at BIO, discusses the BIO report "2013 Policy Principles to Promote Biotechnology", the 4 key issues facing the global biotech industry from a policy perspective, and other issues of interest to the representatives from 65 countries who are in attendance at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 21, 2013
Jim Greenwood, the President and CEO of BIO, speaks about the exciting 2013 BIO International Convention. BIO is celebrating 20 years of the annual BIO International Convention, the largest biotech event in the world.
April 21, 2013
25,000+ One-on-One Partnering meetings are taking place in Chicago, interview with Joe Colangelo, Director of Business Development, BIO on why partnering delivers results at the 2013 BIO International Convention. For more information follow us @bio1x1 #bio1x1
April 21, 2013
Peter Pellerito discusses BIO's state advocacy initiatives and BIO's Bioscience Economic Development Report at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 21, 2013
Ashley and Oliver discuss the highlights of Chicago (Navy Pier, Millenium Park, Willis Tower, John Hancock Building, pizza and the Chicago Dog at the 2013 BIO International Convention.
April 18, 2013
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April 18, 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and the China Center for Pharmaceutical International Exchange (CCPIE) Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand the BIO Convention in China
April 18, 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) named Dr. Jay Keasling as the recipient of its 2013 George Washington Carver Award for innovation in industrial biotechnology.