Schedule & Agenda

Below is the 2019 program at the BIO Investor Forum. The 2020 schedule will be updated summer 2020.

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Tuesday, October 22
8:30 AM - 9:40 AM (EDT)
As the industry continues to do revolutionary research on cancer, a host of new treatment options…
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM (EDT)
712 North is developing personalized mitochondrial medicines to treat a spectrum of diseases either…
Dyve has developed a technology that broadly enables transdermal drug delivery. We leverage proven,…
IBI is a recent spin out from Interface Biologics, Inc. following the sale of its Surface…
Kymeris Therapeutics is late Discovery Stage firm with an effective Solid Cancer Immunotherapy…
Rezolute is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing transformative therapies targeting…
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM (EDT)
Abreos Biosciences is planning to develop a novel therapeutic for treatment of multiple sclerosis,…
AxeroVision, a privately held biotechnology and GSK spinout company, based in Carlsbad, CA, is…
Drusolv Therapeutics is a clinical-stage drug company based in Philadelphia. We are developing a…
Hexagon Bio is turning the world’s DNA data into new medicines. Our proprietary platform combines a…
ISOThrive is a microbiome inspired therapeutics company that has developed a novel patented and…
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)
Interpace is a leader in enabling personalized medicine, offering advanced diagnostics, and…
Riptide is a late preclinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel peptide therapeutics for…
Univfy is a proprietary, cloud-based, AI/ML platform that significantly improves patients’…
Vistara Bioscience is developing proteomics processess and bioinformatics for detecting networks of…
Clinical stage developer of Gene Therapies for neurodegenerative diseases with a new drug class…
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
At 360Medlink, we are committed to delivering evidence-based innovations that transform health care…
Engine Biosciences is a platform-based drug discovery company at the intersection of computation…
Leidos is a recognized global leader in solving important problems in defense, civil, intelligence,…
The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) is the leading independent funder of…
Serimmune is an immune intelligence company focused on providing a holistic view of adaptive immune…
9:45 AM - 10:40 AM (EDT)
Recognizing a persistent “valley of death” in funding for medical research past the government…
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM (EDT)
Cytovia is dedicated to the development of transformational cancer immunotherapies, addressing…
We are an early stage research company developing a platfrom for the detection and treatment of…
Kineta, Inc. is a clinical stage biotechnology company committed to developing disruptive life…
NeuroScientific Biopharmaceuticals Ltd (NSB) is an Australian-based emerging biotech company…
Tierra Biosciences (formerly Synvitrobio, Inc.) is a VC-backed startup leveraging cell-free…
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
Anima Biotech is advancing Translation Control Therapeutics, the first and only platform for the…
Cantabio Pharmaceuticals is a preclinical stage biotechnology company focusing on the research and…
Landos Biopharma, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and…
OncoSenX is a late stage pre-clinical cancer company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Our…
OrphoMed is a clinical-stage biotechnology company with a proprietary dimer therapeutics platform…
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)
Antidote is a digital health company on a mission to accelerate medical research. In a world where…
BioXcel Therapeutics is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on drug development in…
ImmunoMet is a clinical stage biotech targeting cellular metabolism to develop novel anti-tumor and…
Founded in 2017, RubrYc Therapeutics, Inc. integrates massively parallel in silico simulation and…
Xoc Pharmaceuticals is an early-stage, biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of…
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
Abalone Bio is a seed-stage GPCR antibody therapeutics platform company, first focusing on meeting…
Amygdala is developing ANS-6637, a selective ALDH2 enzyme inhibitor, as a treatment for opioid,…
BridGene is a Biotech company founded by Dr. Chao Zhang based on his well recognized research in…
SciBac is a preclinical company located in Burlingame, CA. SciBac creates rEvolutionary live…
Summit Therapeutics is a leader in antibiotic innovation. Our new mechanism antibiotics are…
10:45 AM - 11:40 AM (EDT)
Gene therapies have the potential to increase the healthspan of patients and offer new approaches…
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)
Adjuvance Technologies is advancing synthetic saponin vaccine adjuvants for infectious disease,…
Circumvent is developing medicines for rare, genetically defined forms of neurodegenerative disease…
The Epilepsy Foundation is leading the fight to END EPILEPSY®. With a network of nearly 50 partners…
Exicure, Inc. is a clinical stage biotechnology company developing a new class of immunomodulatory…
Zenopharm is a startup founded in 2012 to commercialize innovative oncology therapeutics based on…
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
EnterTroy Bio is a company whose mission is to safely overcome the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB). Our …
The World’s only platform that can get patients on the right antibiotic therapy at the onset of…
CARMA(TM) is an mRNA-based proprietary therapeutic platform for autologous cell therapy for the…
Sapience Therapeutics is focused on discovering and developing peptide-based therapeutics to…
• SHINKEI is a CNS (Central Nervous System) disorders focused pharmaceutical company using the…
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)
Aspect Biosystems is a privately held biotechnology company pioneering microfluidic 3D bioprinting…
Attentive Therapeutics is developing ATT-377 which combines a proven ADHD medication with an…
InvivoSciences, Inc. (IVS) is a precision medicine company personalizing the drug development…
Nammi Therapeutics utilizes nanocarriers to deliver synergistic anti-tumor and immunomodulatory…
True Bearing Diagnostics has developed TruCAD, the world’s first highly accurate RNA based blood…
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
James C. Greenwood is President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) in…
12:45 PM - 1:40 PM (EDT)
According to Pitchbook, Chinese venture capital investment in U.S. biotechs has declined more than…
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)
Bilix is a newly founded biotech company that specializes in developing new drugs for intractable…
Cerevance is a private pharmaceutical company focused on central nervous system diseases. The…
Unlocking Opportunities in the New Frontier of Synthetic Biology - FenoLogica enables microbial…
Molecular Theranostics, LLC (MT or the Company) was formed in January 2014 in the state of Ohio…
Terran is a clinical stage biotech company developing therapeutics and diagnostics to change the…
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
Avails Medical, Inc. is an in vitro diagnostics company dedicated to providing solutions for the…
BCell Solutions is commercializing its pipeline of patented and patent pending immunotherapies to…
Greenwich LifeSciences (GLS) is a private biopharmaceutical company located in Houston, TX that is…
Lupa Bio is rapidly advancing a Phase-1 ready orally-delivered compound. Our therapeutic approach…
The Company is engaged in the clinical development of its novel small molecule, PT-112, a first-in…
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)
AIMM is an antibody company which selects functional antibodies directly from cured cancer patients…
Exponential reductions in the cost of DNA sequencing, combined with the advanced computational…
Kleo Pharmaceuticals is a unique immuno-oncology company developing next-generation bispecific…
SynDevRx is a clinical-stage biotech company developing drug candidates to treat cancers driven by…
800,000 deaths per year could be preventable by organ transplants, but fewer than 37,000…
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Accuitis, Inc. is a US registered company with located in Peachtree Corners, GA. We are engaged in…
Daré Bioscience is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the advancement of…
The BIO One-on-One Partnering system is available for FREE to use during the 2019 J.P. Morgan…
Satellos is pioneering an original approach in regenerative medicine. We are developing small…
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM (EDT)
Actinium Pharmaceuticals Inc. is focused on improving patient access and outcomes to cellular…
With a focus on alleviating human suffering and rescuing society from the ongoing opioid crisis,…
Ethris is a privately-held German biotechnology company developing messenger RNA therapeutics for…
Incysus is focused on delivering a novel off-the-shelf cell therapy for the treatment of cancer. By…
Tempo is a therapeutic device company pioneering a new era in tissue regeneration, using fully…
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM (EDT)
By the end of 2019, publicly traded companies in California must have at least one woman director…
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
BioMarker Strategies is a privately held molecular diagnostics company founded in 2006 at The Johns…
Ensysce is a clinical stage biopharma company with a novel prodrug technology that, when applied to…
Heartseed was founded in 2015 by Prof. Keiichi Fukuda, MD, PhD at Keio Univ. School of Medicine, to…
Since 2008, NBHL has focused on establishing a technology platform for the generation of functional…
Pacylex is a Canadian oncology company exploiting a new discovery in cancer biology which may…
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM (EDT)
Bird Rock Bio is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative immuno…
Histogen is a regenerative medicine company focused on developing patented, innovative technologies…
Neumentum, Inc. is a privately held pain and neurology specialty pharmaceutical company that is…
Savana is an international medical company with the vision to accelerate health science by giving…
TheraTarget holds the patent and licensing rights for a widely applicable polymer-anti-cancer agent…
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
We are a UK-based injectable GnRH company that is looking to go to Phase 3 trials in prostate…
Nanostics is a privately held Alberta-based company focused on the development and…
NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals, jointly founded by JK BioPharma Solutions that specializes in the…
Orion Biotechnology is a clinical stage Canadian Biotechnology company with operations in…
Based in Houston, Texas, SpinalCyte, LLC, is a regenerative medicine company developing an…
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM (EDT)
Cesca Therapeutics Inc. is a market leader in cell processing technologies and autologous cell…
Innovate is a publicly traded (Nasdaq: INNT) clinical stage biotechnology company focused on…
Development and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals requires continual testing to ensure quality and…
Penetration of anti-cancer agents into and throughout solid tumours is widely recognised as…
SyntheX uses synthetic biology to create the next generation of drug discovery platforms for…
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM (EDT)
With uncertain market conditions and concerns about realistic valuation expectations, innovative…
Wednesday, October 23
8:30 AM - 9:40 AM (EDT)
Recent studies from the National MS Society have estimated that nearly one million people in the…
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM (EDT)
A.D.A.M./Advanced Development of Additive manufacturing/ targets artificial bones and tissues…
Mantra Bio is a therapeutics company harnessing exosomes for highly targeted in vivo delivery…
Shifa is a privately held company dedicated to the development of drugs for the treatment of…
SmartPharm Therapeutics is a gene therapy company applying the next generation of non-viral DNA and…
ThromboTherapeutics Inc. (TTI) is a medical therapeutics and diagnostics startup, founded in 2017…
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM (EDT)
ActoBio Therapeutics is an innovative, clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering a new class…
Jaan Biotherapeutics LLC (JBT) is a biotechnology company developing a first-in-class regenerative…
NaNotics, LLC is a privately held company based in Mill Valley, CA, currently raising a Series B…
Phanes Therapeutics is an emerging leader in innovative discovery research in the immuno-oncology…
Senti Biosciences is a Series A next-generation biotechnology company that designs gene circuits…
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)
Aristea Therapeutics (Air-iss-tay-uh) is a clinical-stage drug development company developing novel…
Elex Biotech Inc is a drug discovery and development company focused on first-in-class NCEs for the…
Lempo Therapeutics is a pre-clinical stage startup company developing a novel treatment for…
Synthetic Biologics, Inc. is a late-stage clinical company developing therapeutics that preserve…
VM Oncology, a clinical-stage precision oncology company, is currently developing a first-of-its…
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
ACT Genomics is a leading molecular information company, integrating clinical grade next-generation…
Altimmune is a publicly traded (Nasdaq: ALT) clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on…
Cytonus Therapeutics Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing a next-generation Adoptive…
SFA Therapeutics is a development-stage bio-pharmaceutical startup company focused on a new…
9:45 AM - 10:40 AM (EDT)
With investment on the rise and the biotechnology industry continuously providing enormous reward…
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM (EDT)
Acquist develops small molecules that deplete uric acid (UA), an established inflammatory mediator…
Brava Diagnostics is developing rapid diagnostic products for the acute care market. Our first in…
Caribou Biosciences is a leading company in CRISPR genome editing founded by pioneers of CRISPR…
Traffic Thera, Inc. ("Traffic") is an early-stage biotech company that is advancing a technology…
Vigeo Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics that…
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM (EDT)
We have leveraged our expertise with stem cells to develop a broad platform targeting cancer,…
Dalton Bioanalytics is a data science company spinning out of UCLA. The expense of blood…
Deep Lens™ is an AI company focused on identifying patients for clinical trials using VIPER, an AI…
Membio is on a mission to eliminate the worldwide shortage of blood by manufacturing it outside the…
Vita Therapeutics is a company out of Johns Hopkins that has a patented cell-based therapy that has…
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM (EDT)
An emerging, global biopharma company established to independently pursue the rapidly growing,…
Immunotherapy is revolutionizing cancer treatment. By activating a patient’s own immune system to…
InMed is a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the discovery and development of novel,…
At Mycovia, we are passionate about developing novel drugs in areas of unmet medical need, with an…
Oncolytics is a biotechnology company developing pelareorep, an intravenously delivered immuno…
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
Foresee is a Taiwan and US-based biopharmaceutical company listed on the Taipei Exchange. Foresee’s…
InterVenn Biosciences utilizes a proprietary glycoproteomic biomarker interrogation platform using…
MandalMed is is developing therapeutic products for fibrosis stemming from breakthroughs in innate…
Sentien Biotechnologies, Inc. is a privately-owned, clinical-stage company developing novel ex-vivo…
Vaporox, Inc.’s Vaporous Hyperoxia Therapy (VHT™), a patented, and FDA-510K-cleared technology,…
10:45 AM - 11:40 AM (EDT)
As the biotechnology industry continues to address unmet medical needs across a wide variety of…
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)
Azure8 is a US-based, Women-Owned Company and was founded in 2018. Azure8 has a portfolio of…
With Groundbreaking AI, Breakthrough Genomics aims to achieve the impossible: transform the way…
Dia-beat-it is working on providing transformational therapies for patients with diabetes. Current…
Ilya Pharma develops next-generation biologics for treatment of wounds and skin and mucosa The…
NeOnc Technologies, Inc. (NTI) is a Phase 2 cancer biotechnology company focused on intranasal …
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
American Gene Technologies (AGT) is a gene and cell therapy company with a proprietary gene…
Founded in 2013 and based in San Diego, California, Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:…
CohBar (CWBR) is a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of mitochondrial…
Phase 2 Ophthalmology and Neuroscience company developing a small molecule with unique MOA to…
Golden Biotechnology Corporation (GBC), founded in 2002, is a leading innovative drug discovery and…
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)
At Aethlon Medical, we are a leading developer of immunotherapeutic technologies to combat…
Lung Therapeutics (LTI) is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for orphan, unmet…
TargetGene Biotechnologies has developed and is now seeking to commercialize the most precise and…
TVAX Biomedical is a privately held cancer immunotherapy company planning a Ph 2b pivotal study in…
Zenith Epigenetics Ltd. is a clinical stage biotechnology company developing best in class…
12:00 PM - 1:25 PM (EDT)
1:45 PM - 2:40 PM (EDT)
Recent data shows venture investment in AI-focused biopharma companies reached a new high of $1.4B…
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)
Boundless Bio, a San Diego based company backed by ARCH Venture Partners, City Hill Ventures,…
IMV Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to making immunotherapy more…
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)
Bipharm is an innovative preclinical stage biotech company developing potent small molecules that…
MetVital is a clinical-stage, metabolic therapy company developing first-in-class, broadly…
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)
Oragenics, Inc. is focused on becoming a leader in novel antibiotics against infectious disease…
Rakuten Medical is a privately funded, clinical-stage biotechnology company with offices in the U.S…
2:45 PM - 3:55 PM (EDT)
As the FDA has standardized the approval pathway for digital therapeutics, an increasing number of…
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
MAIA Biotechnology, Inc. is a cutting-edge, early stage biotech company, dedicated to developing…
Xenetic Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: XBIO) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on progressing…
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM (EDT)
DotBio focuses on the development of multi-functional antibodies with synergistic activities to…
Impact Therapeutics is a privately held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company incorporated in…
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
Felix Biotechnology is accelerating the development and deployment of novel biotherapeutics to…
xCella Biosciences is an integrated oncology drug discovery and development company combining…
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM (EDT)
AsiaBiome is a pre-clinical stage biotech using Asia-sourced data to accelerate the discovery of…
4:00 PM - 4:55 PM (EDT)
As we start to close out 2019, the mixed signals regarding the appetite for IPOs are off from 2018…