Monthly Archives: March 2010

Publish Your Profile Today!

The deadline to publish your company profile in the BIO One-on-One Partnering System for inclusion in the 2010 BIO Business Forum CD-ROM is MONDAY, MARCH 22ND AT 5PM, as in TODAY! By publishing your profile by this time, you will ensure that your company’s information will be handed out to all Business Forum participants on the Conference CD-ROM.  This way, everyone will have a hard copy of your company’s information that they will be able Read More >

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Ag’s Environmental Progress is Facilitated by Biotech Crops

A recent report released by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) examines the impact of biotechnology on the ability of farmers to improve their environmental performance. According to the CTIC, farmers will need to feed 9 billion people by 2040 with a shrinking base of soil, air, and quality water resources. The CTIC, which began in the mid-1980’s as a resource for farmers to learn about crop production with no-till and reduced tillage, has become Read More >

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Step 2 – “Unofficial Guide” to the *New* Calendar

For many of you, this year’s Business Forum will not be your first partnering rodeo. However, for all of you, it will be your first opportunity to use the new “Calendar” section in BIO’s One-on-One Partnering System. Here’s the unofficial guide to optimizing your experience to ensure that you’re getting the meetings that you need. 1) Update your availability – whether you elect to use the new “Calendar” section of the older “update your availability” Read More >

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WARF: A Model of Technology Transfer Partnership

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is the oldest technology transfer office in the United States, founded to manage a University of Wisconsin-Madison discovery that eventually eliminated the childhood disease rickets. WARF works with business and industry to transform university research into real products benefiting society at large—the Wisconsin Idea in action (see “Wisconsin Thrives“). Over the years, the foundation has developed a model of technology transfer based on partnership with the UW-Madison and industry, an approach that Read More >

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Countering Misinformation On Biosimilars

One of the impediments to a reasonable public dialogue regarding the creation of a pathway for the approval of biosimilars has been the deluge of misinformation.  It is difficult to choose where to begin in correcting the numerous falsehoods in a recent guest editorial in the New York Times (“Biologics Boondoggle”; 3/8/10). To start, the authors claim that the provisions in the House and Senate health care reform bills would “discourage the development and significantly Read More >

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