BIO Announces Life Sciences Companies Selected to Present at the 8th Annual 2011 BIO Asia International Partnering Conference

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Monday, January 10, 2011) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced the companies selected to present at the BIO Asia International Partnering Conference.  Hosted by BIO, the exclusive partnering forum brings together U.S. and European drug development companies with Asian biotech and pharmaceutical companies interested in research collaborations and licensing agreements. BIO Asia will take place January 24-25, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan.

“BIO Asia is the premier dedicated biotech partnering event in Asia to meet leading U.S., European, Japanese and Asian biotech and pharmaceutical companies,” said Alan Eisenberg, executive vice president, Emerging Companies and Business Development.  “Attendees will have unparalleled exposure to new and exciting companies ready for partnerships and licensing opportunities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.”

The conference attracts business development decision makers and features plenary sessions, company presentations, and private, pre-arranged one-on-one meetings between senior-level executives, using BIO’s proprietary, state-of-the-art computer software.

The conference brings together a diverse international audience, with 50 percent of all participating companies from Asia, and more than 75% of attendees representing pharma and biotech companies.

Presenting companies include:

  • Alfama - Private
  • Apricus Bio, Inc.- APRI
  • Astex Therapeutics- Private
  • BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. - BMRN
  • Biotie Therapies Corp.- HEL: BTH1V
  • Curis, Inc. - CRIS
  • Cypress Bioscience, Inc. - CYPB
  • GVK Bio Sciences Private Limited - Private
  • Genexine Co., Ltd. - Private
  • Heptares Therapeutics- Private
  • Institut Pasteur Korea- Private
  • Intra-Cellular Therapies - Private
  • KAEL- GemVax - KOSDAQ: 082270.KQ
  • Kareus Therapeutics- Private
  • Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology - Private
  • Micromet Inc. - MITI
  • Nektar Therapeutics - NKTR
  • Nobelpharma Co., Ltd. - Private
  • Omthera Pharmaceuticals - Private
  • Protein Sciences Corporation - Private
  • Radient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - RPC
  • SanBio, Inc. – Private
  • Shire Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - SHP
  • Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - SPPI  
  • Synta Pharmaceuticals Corporation - SNTA
  • TaiGen Biotechnology Company- Private
  • Upsher Smith Laboratories, Inc. - Private

To learn more about the 2011 BIO Asia International Partnering Conference, including registration and up-to-date program information, please visit http://www.bio.org/bioasia/Registration is complimentary for credentialed members of the media. 

 

Upcoming BIO Events

BIO Asia International Partnering Conference
January 24-25, 2011
Tokyo, Japan

BIO CEO & Investor Conference
February 14-15, 2011
New York, NY

BIO-Europe Spring 2011
March 14-16, 2011
Milan, Italy

BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Spring Conference and Committee Meeting
April 13-15, 2011
Seattle, WA

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing
April 13-15, 2011
Seattle, WA

BIO International Convention
June 27-30, 2011
Washington, DC

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About BIO
BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.