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Business Development and Building the Relationship After BIO

Luigi LaCorte, GSK

There is a great energy here at BIO, and you can feel it as you walk through the Business Forum and see everyone talking, sharing information, and exchanging business cards.  Nowhere else do you feel that buzz of excitement that comes from sharing innovative ideas and knowing the person you are speaking with feels the same.  But what happens next?  BIO is just the beginning. What happens after BIO is just as important as making Read More >

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Pharma R&D Pipeline Value Jumps 18 Percent to $493 Billion

World Preview 2015, Outlook to 2020

The pharmaceutical industry continues its impressive two-year growth with no signs of slowing down according to new consensus forecast data from the annual state of the industry report, “World Preview 2015, Outlook to 2020” from market intelligence firm, Evaluate. The report, which launched today at the 2015 BIO International Convention, found that worldwide prescription drug sales are expected to grow at 4.8 percent a year until 2020 – growth that is being fueled by the Read More >

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Prepare and Protect from Biological Threats

ebola

Yesterday the Alliance for Biosecurity hosted a panel that outlined the important role played by industry in preparedness against biosecurity threats. The session, Learning from the Ebola Outbreak: Sustaining and Strengthening the Public-Private Partnership and Ensuring Preparedness, included government funders of product development and procurement and representatives from companies engaged in the development of medical countermeasures. The Alliance is a coalition of more than a dozen biopharmaceutical companies and academic institutions that advocates for public Read More >

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Opening Day Recap of BIO 2015: What the Official Bloggers Have to Say

BIO Official Blogger

Today, our BIO Official Bloggers, writers who are on top of the biotechnology beat, released their first statements about their experience at the BIO International Convention. Here is what they want to share: Informa’s BIO2015 blog Lisa LaMotta reports on the 2015 Beyond Borders report, written by the consulting firm E&Y, which was released at the BIO Convention today. This report highlights the strength and the potential growth of the biotech industry. LaMotta captures the Read More >

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Welcome to Philadelphia and to BIO 2015!

Jim Greenwood

Over the course of the next few days, you will have the opportunity to hear from leaders from across our industry and to make the types of connections and partnerships that will take your business and your science to the next level. I am particularly looking forward to a wide ranging conversation with legendary journalist Tom Brokaw and a keynote session on digital health and the future of medical innovation with Dr. Eric Topol. We also Read More >

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