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Buzz of BIO

Congratulations to the 2021 Winners!

The votes are in! Announcing the winners of the 2021 BIO Digital Buzz of BIO, sponsored by Amgen. Three innovative companies with groundbreaking technologies that have the potential for improving lives. Congratulations to our three winners, and watch their Company Presentations during BIO Digital, June 10-11 & 14-18, 2021.

The three categories were:

  • Pipelines of Promise, for biotechnology-focused companies actively developing a therapeutic product or vaccine and have enrolled at least one patient in a company-sponsored clinical trial.
  • Technologies of Tomorrow, for biotechnology-focused companies actively developing a therapeutic product or vaccine that has not yet started human trials but is working toward doing so.
  • Diagnostics and Beyond, for companies primarily focused in medical diagnostics, drug delivery, drug development tools, or digital health technologies.
Missed the contest? You can still apply to present!

There is still time to submit your presentation application before the September 30 deadline, and reach a global audience, increase your visibility and attract more BIO One-on-One Partnering meetings BEFORE the event kicks-off!

What is the Buzz of BIO Contest?

The Buzz of BIO contest provides an excellent opportunity for companies looking to make the connections needed to take their product to the next phase. Ten biotechs will be nominated in each of the three categories: Pipelines of Promise, Technologies of Tomorrow, and Diagnostics and Beyond.  Please note that due to the complexities of international laws regarding contests, only U.S. residents who are 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter. 

  • Pipelines of Promise is for biotechnology-focused companies actively developing a therapeutic product or vaccine and have enrolled at least one patient in a company-sponsored clinical trial posted at https://clinicaltrials.gov.
  • Technologies of Tomorrow is for biotechnology-focused companies actively developing a therapeutic product or vaccine that has not yet started human trials but is working toward doing so.
  • Diagnostics and Beyond is for companies primarily focused in medical diagnostics, drug delivery, drug development tools, or digital health technologies.

There are two phases to the Buzz of BIO Contest: Nominations and Voting.

During the nominations period, we will collect nominations and review them to ensure they qualify for one of the three categories listed above, and that they meet the guidelines outlined in the contest rules here. Nominations will be open from February 1 - February 5.

During the voting period, nominees are encouraged to promote their participation in the contest via social media, email, etc. Voting will be open from February 23-25.

The companies with the most number of votes in each category at the end of the voting period will win a free company presentation and registration at BIO Digital. 

Read the official rules here.