Monthly Archives: April 2011

New Sites to See

BIO is happy to announce one of our newest updates to our international conferences.  If you head over to the BIO China web page, you’ll see a brand new, fully redesigned site. Click here to take a look! Our team has been working hard on this upgrade, and we’d like to congratulate them on their hard work.  The site is cleaner, easier to navigate, and will be a better resource as you plan your trip Read More >

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A Conversation with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month so it seemed like a good opportunity to learn more about the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. If you attended the 2007 BIO International Convention, you may have heard Michael J. Fox’s challenge to the audience to redeploy resources to advance promising therapies more quickly thru the drug development pipeline and his invitation to partner with the Foundation on those efforts.  If you were not fortunate to be Read More >

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Keys to success for building biotech in emerging markets

Three biotech luminaries who have succeeded against all odds share their experiences building a biotech company from the ground up in Brazil, China and India. This year’s report will profile: Guilherme Emrich, FIR Capital (Brazil) Ge Li, WuXi Apptec (China) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Biocon (India) Their opinions and advice on a diverse range of subjects is explored in a Q&A while their individual stories are told in accompanying profiles.  Don’t miss this special section in the Read More >

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Getting Ready for the BIO International Convention? Advice from Convention Veterans

Earlier this month, we asked the 2011 BIO International Convention LinkedIn group if any of our veterans could provide some tips for navigating the event. The discussion was too good not to share, so we collected the best insights right here for you. Patricia: “We’re looking forward to the convention! A tip we can contribute from other large events–pop a water bottle in your conference bag. And always–make notes on the business cards you collect Read More >

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Earth Day 2011: Five Ways Biotechnology is Earth-Friendly

As the world celebrates Earth Day 2011, the biotech industry is doing its part to make the food we eat and the products we consume more environmentally sustainable – from reducing carbon dioxide emissions to preserving endangered species. Here are five ways that biotech is making farming earth-friendly. 1.       Protecting Soil, Air and Water:  Farmers have found that the use of biotech crops can reduce the need for plowing to control weeds. No-till agriculture, in Read More >

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