BIO Sets the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for the Largest Business Partnering Event
Washington, DC (June 6, 2018) – This morning at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization’s (BIO) International Convention in Boston, BIO proudly attempted – and set– the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest Business Partnering Event.
“Having hosted more than 350,000 partnering meetings in our history, made possible through the BIO One-on-One Partnering™ system, we offer the biotech industry a state-of-the-art platform to identify partners and communicate efficiently,” Joanne Duncan, BIO’s President of Membership and Business Operations Division noted. “Achieving the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title is proof that the BIO International Convention is the premier event for business leaders, investors, biopharmaceutical innovators and advocates to collaborate on the latest breakthroughs in science and technology.”
BIO is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and looks forward to continuing its efforts to achieve historic policy and innovation milestones that will help build the world’s strongest biotech ecosystem.
BIO is the world's largest trade association representing 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. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.