Media Registration for 9th Annual BIO Investor Forum Now Available Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Monday, August 02, 2010) - Media registration is now available online for the 9th Annual BIO Investor Forum – a national meeting focused on investment trends and opportunities in the life-sciences with a focus on public and venture-stage growth companies.  Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the 9th annual event will take place at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Calif.  To register, please visit

The BIO Investor Forum will feature more than 140 private and emerging company presentations, including the new Discovery Track designed specifically for early-stage private company presentations.  The program will also include a number of candid therapeutic and business panels led by expert physicians, analysts, and company officers, highlighting topics such as epigenetics, CNS and orphan diseases, the state of venture capital, current trends in M&A, and innovative financing models.  A plenary session will focus on investor forecasts for 2011.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with industry executives and investors, as well as utilize the BIO One-on-One Partnering system to set up investment meetings and make new contacts.

The BIO Investor Forum is a must attend event for public and private market investors, research analysts and industry executives focused on investment and business development opportunities in the life sciences.

To learn more about the BIO Investor Forum, including registration and up-to-date program information, please visit   Registration is complimentary for credentialed members of the media. 

Upcoming BIO Events

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

Advanced Business Development Course
November 12-14, 2010
Munich, Germany

BIO-Europe International Partnering Conference
November 15-17, 2010
Munich, Germany

Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy
December 11-14, 2010
Honolulu, HI 

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. BIO produces BIOtech Now, an online portal and monthly newsletter chronicling “innovations transforming our world.” Subscribe to BIOtech Now.