BIO Announces Newest Partnering Event in China

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Tuesday, June 08, 2010) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announces a two-day annual biotechnology partnering meeting to be held in Shanghai, China in October 2011. The event will bring together biotechnology and pharmaceutical leaders to explore business opportunities with life science companies in China.

“China has made biotechnology innovation one of its top priorities,” said Jim Greenwood, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization.  “Our industry hopes to strengthen its relationships with members of the Chinese biotechnology community and with the Chinese government through this meeting, in addition to bringing together industry leaders for discussions regarding potential partnerships and collaborations.”

The BIO® China International Conference will feature plenary sessions and workshops, company presentations, partnering meeting opportunities, and an Exhibition. The conference will include biotech industry leaders from North America, Europe and Asia.

BIO brings to China more than 15 years of experience in organizing international conferences for the biotech industry, including the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest annual biotech conference. BIO is renowned for its successful business development, partnering and investor meetings in North America, Europe and Asia. Partnering at this conference will be powered by BIO One-on-One Partnering™, an interactive environment to intelligently search, contact and schedule private meetings with potential partners and investors.

BIO® China is organized by BIO and co-organized by Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. For more information on BIO® China, please visit


Upcoming BIO Events

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing
June 27-30, 2010
Washington, DC

BIO India
September 21 - 22, 2010
Hyderabad, India

BIO’s Livestock Biotechnology Summit
September 28-30, 2010,
Sioux Falls, SD

BIO Investor Forum
October 5-6, 2010
San Francisco, CA

BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Fall Conference and Committee Meeting
October 18-20, 2010
Boston, MA

About BIO

BIO represents more than 1,200 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.

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