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

 Attendee & Event Summary 

Top Reasons to Attend: 

  • Meet and network with 1,000 global business leaders, investors and policy makers. 
  • Attend programming all week that covers the latest in Industrial Biotech including Synthetic Biology and Genetic Editing, Advanced Biofuels, Biobased Materials, Renewable Chemicals, Flavors, Fragrances and Food Ingredients, Agricultural Crop Technologies, Biomass Supply and new this year Algae. 
  • 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. View the Floorplan

View 2018 Attendee List 

At the 2017 BIO World Congress we saw

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