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The 2018 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will be held in Philadelphia, PA, July 16-19, 2018.  We expect another exciting event with new programming featuring the latest in industrial biotech, partnering meetings and networking opportunity. 

View 2017 Attendee List 

Top Reasons to Attend: 

  • Meet and network with 1,000 global business leaders, investors and policy makers. 
  • Attend education all week that covers the latest in Industrial Biotech including Synthetic Biology, Advanced Biofuels, Biobased Materials plus two new tracks on Flavors, Fragrances and Food Ingredients, as well as Agricultural Crop Technologies and Biomass Supply.
  • Schedule targeted meetings using our BIO One-on-One Partnering System - partnering activity is at an all-time high and is open to all attendees. 
  • Experience and learn about the latest in technology and innovation in the Exhibit Hall and throughout the event. 

Attendee & Event Summary 

Here is a breakdown of 2017 Successes at BIO World Congress

2,130 BIO One-on-One Partnering meetings - a 9% increase over the previous year!
900+ registered attendees from 32 countries and 36 U.S. states
250 C-Level Attendees
535 Industrial Biotech companies
277 Presenting Speakers
42 Sessions in 7 Education Tracks

"The BIO World Congress was a resounding success and continues to provide leaders with the opportunity to showcase the best of the industrial biotech industry and form connections and partnerships that will drive growth in the sector for years to come" - Brent Erickson, EVP, Industrial & Environmental Section, BIO