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That Elusive Factor

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Thanks Brady Huggett at Trade Secrets for this great recap of Day 1 of the 2011 BIO International Convention! Day 1 of the BIO convention. The Walter E Washington Convention Center is a huge thing, split into two sections. Panel sessions run on both sides, and the exhibition hall (opening Tuesday) is below ground, spanning some great distance underneath it all. There are hundreds of rooms and people scurrying all over, yet I spent my first Read More >

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2011 Business Forum Onsite Partnering Tips

The 2011 Business Forum Desk

Now that all the prep-work is (almost!) done, the next step for us is to give you some partnering tips while you’re actually partnering! First and foremost, we will be on-site if you have any questions or need assistance with your meetings. We will gladly assist you in rescheduling, plain-old last-minute scheduling, and whatever else may arise. Please keep in mind, however, that while we are always on hand, we won’t necessarily be able to Read More >

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Three dealmaking trends to look for in 2011

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The relationship between the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries has never been clearer – partner to survive. The Business Forum at the 2011 BIO International Convention is the world’s largest venue for partnering and it might be the best way for emerging companies to find partners . While there are many quality sources for historical deal-trends, the Campbell Alliance and BIO have created the Dealmakers’ Intentions Survey and the BIO One-on-One Partnering Forecast, two unique forward-looking, Read More >

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Biotech should embrace open, online communication

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At the upcoming 2011 BIO International Convention, we will issue a new opinion survey measuring public attitudes toward our industry and where government support for our industry ranks among other national priorities.  While the survey found some interesting new data – sorry, you’ll have to wait until next week to get the details – we saw some results that are nearly the same each year we field this survey.  We found that voters’ image of Read More >

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In Case You Missed It

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Earlier this month, we held a webinar on the BIO One-on-One Partnering System.  With the event fast approaching, we thought we’d post this here on the blog for you to take a look.  While it does cover the basics of the BIO Business Forum, it also includes some best practices, tips, and interesting statistics (like how 80% of companies have opted into Partnering on Monday. Hint: if you haven’t already, update your calendar!) Start at Read More >

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