Author Archive: Jessica Torres

Jessica Torres

Jessica is a Marketing & Web Content Coordinator in the Business Development department at BIO. She keeps all the content for the Business Development conference event web pages up to date, optimizes email marketing campaigns to increase open and click-through rates, and leverages emerging social media tools to increase engagement among attendees at industry conferences and events. After a long day of marketing and social media, she goes home and blogs about marketing and social media on her personal website www.getstuckintraffic.com, and on Twitter.

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BIO One-On-One Partnering Kicks Off!

Joe Colangelo

Partnering kicked off this today at the Business Forum at the 2013 BIO International Convention, and the numbers so far show that we have a strong week ahead of us. Over 130,000 partnering meeting requests have been requested Almost 22,000 meetings are already scheduled 4,900 of those meetings are exhibitor partnering meetings For a more in-depth look at the types of companies being represented at and stats on how many partnering meetings are taking place, check out this interview with Read More >

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Session Summary: What Every CEO Must Know About IP In Biotech

Biotech Boot Camp

On Sunday, April 21st, 2013, I attended a standing room only session titled, “What Every CEO Must Know About IP In Biotech”, part of Day One of Entrepreneurship Boot Camp. Kathryn Doyle, Ph.D., J.D., of Riverside Law and Stephan Sammut of the Wharton School spoke about changing patent laws and what they mean for biotech companies. Concepts and tips discussed included: How to develop a patent strategy when developing a product you’re trying to commercialize When Read More >

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Three Reasons to Register for BIO’s Business Development Courses

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Are you part of a BD, licensing or tech transfer team and want to improve your skills in negotiations, valuation, deal structuring contracts, and intellectual property? BIO offers two courses every year to provide professionals in the life sciences industry with the skills they need to succeed at business development. Here are three reasons why you should consider attending. 1. You will learn valuable skills regardless of your experience level. BIO offers two unique courses to Read More >

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Despite Low Funding, Biotech Productivity Remains High In 2013

John Milligan

At the 2013 BIO CEO & Investor Conference, John Milligan, President and COO of Gilead Sciences, spoke in a standing room only fireside chat with Joel Sendek, Managing Director of Stifel Nicolaus, who moderated the discussion. Nicolaus noted that Gilead’s market cap has grown at an astounding 40 fold over the past 15 years, and asked Milligan to speak about the current state of the biotech industry. Milligan explained that biotech is not becoming more Read More >

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