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Abigail Hirsch

Abigail is the Director of Events Communications at BIO. Although she has lived in the Washington, DC, area for nearly eight years, she still considers Virginia Beach home, especially with her parents and closest friends still in the area. According to Abigail, there is nothing better than sitting on the beach with a good book and cold drink. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting antique stores, finishing her twin sister Brooke’s sentences and spending time with her two boys, Frank her English bulldog, and JP her soon-to-be husband. Check back often for updates, Abigail’s take on BIO related events, and much more. And please, be kind, this is her first venture in to the blogging world!

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2012 MassBioEd Innovative School of the Year – Norton High School

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Massachusetts is home to the full ecosystem of life sciences—including our world class academic institutions and medical centers, a vibrant venture capital community, hundreds of biotech companies of all sizes, contract research and manufacturing organizations, and service organizations supporting the industry. It is no wonder then that eleven years ago MassBio established the Massachusetts Biotechnology Foundation to promote biotechnology education and workforce development programs. Each year, the Foundation awards the Innovative School of the Year Read More >

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Abbott Laboratories: Keys for Partnering Success at the BIO International Convention

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Thinking of hosting pre-qualified meetings at your BIO Exhibition booth during the 2012 BIO International Convention? Abbott Laboratories did just that at last year’s Convention and learned what it takes to succeed and secure high-quality leads. “The greatest value of partnering within our booth is that it allows us to drive traffic, activity and interest within our booth space,” said Michelle Calhoun, Abbott’s contract manufacturing sales and marketing director. During the 2011 Convention, Abbott hosted Read More >

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2012 Biotech Humanitarian Award Nominations Open

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BIO is now accepting nominations for the fourth annual Biotech Humanitarian Award. The Award will be given to an individual who, through their work in or support of biotechnology, is harnessing its potential to heal, fuel or feed the planet. The Humanitarian Award honors work that aims to reduce human suffering significantly or enhance the human experience in a way that has a clear and direct benefit to society.  Additional consideration will be given to Read More >

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2012 BIO International Convention Show Daily – Submissions Now Accepted!

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Looking to gain exposure for your company at Convention? Why not submit an article to be considered for the BIOtechNow Show Daily? The BIOtechNow Show Daily is an on-site publication that gets distributed Monday through Thursday at the 2012 BIO International Convention. The daily is distributed in high traffic areas of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center as well as major hotel lobbies. This “must read” will contain all the hottest breaking news from Convention, Read More >

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Industry Outlook in Anticipation of the 2012 BIO International Convention

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This month, BIO wrapped the 14th Annual CEO & Investor Conference in New York City at the Waldorf=Astoria. Hosted by BIO, the event drew more than 1,200 industry leaders, featured 140 company presentations and a record breaking 1,300+ one-on-one meetings between 225 companies. Taking the momentum from this meeting, we now look ahead to the 2012 BIO International Convention to be held June 18 – 21, 2012 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Read More >

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