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Registration Now Open for the 14th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

BIO announced registration and housing are now open for the 2017 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology.  The conference will be held July 23-26, 2017 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Canada. 

Washington, D.C. (February 8, 2017) Today the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced registration and housing are now open for the 2017 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology.  The conference will be held July 23-26, 2017 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Canada. 

“Now in its 14th year, BIO continues to bring new and exciting features to its annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology,” stated Brent Erickson, Executive Vice President, Industrial and Environmental at BIO. “Two new tracks-Flavors, Fragrances and Food Ingredients and Agricultural Crop Technologies and Biomass Supply-have been added to this year’s programming to represent the extended value chain of industrial biotechnology. Additionally, BIO brought The World Congress back to Montréal so attendees from all over the world can gather and meet in one international location to make those important industry connections.”

BIO’s World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world’s largest industrial biotechnology conference that brings together from across the globe business leaders, investors, academics and policymakers in the biofuels, biobased products, renewable chemicals, synthetic biology, food ingredients and biomass sectors. Industrial and environmental biotechnology is at the forefront of the biobased economy, generating good-paying jobs and making cleaner products and processes. 

In 2016, the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology drew around 907 industry leaders from 529 companies, 32 countries and 31 states, as well as the District of Columbia and hosted a record 1,961 partnering meetings.

All programs at the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology are open to attendance by members of the media. Complimentary media registration is available to editors and reporters working full time for print, broadcast or web publications with valid press credentials. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.bio.org/events/conferences/world-congress-media

For more information on the conference please visit http://www.bio.org/worldcongress.  For assistance, please contact worldcongress@bio.org.

About BIO
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.