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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...

BIO Upcoming Conferences & Events

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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...
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 Registration is now open! Click here to register...
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...
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...
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

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. 
April 17, 2013
The fifth annual edition of Scientific American Worldview explores ongoing challenges and opportunities in the biopharmaceutical industry, including the looming potential of an “innovation cliff.”