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Shaping the Future of BIO 2017: Tips for Getting the Best Sessions and Speakers on Stage in San Diego

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As the summer begins winding down and the year ahead looms ever closer, it’s time to get ready for BIO 2017! We need your help in shaping the future of the BIO education program. The annual Call for Sessions and Speakers opens September 15 and runs through October 13. Our survey results and event feedback indicate that last year’s program was the best ever with record breaking attendance and the emergence of breakthrough ideas discussed Read More >

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Emerging Opportunities in Global Markets: BIO Latin America

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Brazil continues to experience an episode of significant business expansion, marked by the implementation of favorable policies, tax incentives and grants and the increased support from the Brazilian Government to help scientists transform their discoveries and technological innovations into successful, commercial-scale businesses. BIO, and our co-host Biominas, have moved this year’s BIO Latin America Conference, taking place October 26-28 to São Paulo. In addition to serving as the largest business hub in Latin America; almost half of the Read More >

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Can Technology Drive New Spurt in Agricultural Productivity?

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Rapid increases in productivity have more than doubled U.S. agricultural output since the end of World War II, allowing food production to keep pace with or exceed population growth. AgriPulse recently published a piece that takes a look at weather or not agricultural productivity gains can be sustained or even enhanced with application of new technologies in the short term. An excerpt of the article can be found here: …USDA Chief Economist Robert Johansson has been explaining to several Read More >

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Save Money! Register Now for BIO Investor Forum – Early Bird Deadline is Wed, Aug 31

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Don’t miss the opportunity to register early and get a discounted rate for the 2016 BIO Investor Forum. Held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco Oct. 18-19, this conference explores investment trends and opportunities in life sciences and focuses on venture-stage growth and emerging public companies. The registration price will increase after the August 31st deadline. With an impressive array of company presentations, panel discussions on industry trends, thought-provoking fireside chats and Read More >

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Latest One-Sided CNBC Interview Repeats Falsehoods, Offers Misleading Statistics

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I was disappointed by CNBC’s one-sided reporting in an article that repeated numerous falsehoods and misleading statistics that have been previously debunked, apparently based on a single interview with Dr. Kenneth Davis, the President and CEO of Mount Sinai Medical. Unfortunately, this is nothing new. The insurance industry and its allies continue to use the biopharmaceutical industry as a scapegoat for their ever-increasing insurance premiums, deductibles, and co-pays. It’s time to set the record straight. Read More >

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