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Podcast: Deb Bowes, President of Women in Bio

Deb Bowes from Women in Bio discusses plans for the upcoming BIO International Convention, the critical role of women’s leadership in biotechnology, and why she is personally committed to Women in Bio and its mission. Don’t miss Women in Bio’s reception to kick off the BIO International Convention. Download the podcast

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Podcast: Dr. Jeffrey Almond, Sanofi Pasteur, on the BioGENEius Challenge

BIOtechNOW’s Tracy Cooley talks to Dr. Almond, vice president of discovery and external R&D for Sanofi Pasteur, about the International BioGENEius Challenge, which will be presented at the upcoming BIO International Convention. Download the podcast

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So, When Will My Meetings Be Scheduled?

By now, you’ve published your company’s profile, you’ve sent meeting requests, and you’ve responded to messages from other companies and attendees of the BIO Business Forum.  But now that you’ve done the work and have confirmed meetings, what happens next? As one of our top customer service questions, we wanted to address that here in our blog. First, BIO and the Partnering Team takes care of all the logistics.  So while only you can do Read More >

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Beware the Liability Gaps in Biotechnology M&As

Mike Yeager, Senior Underwriting Specialist, Chubb Mergers and acquisitions continue to be a source of growth for the biotechnology industry. Even the financial crisis has not significantly slowed this trend. In fact, a weakened global economy may have further fueled consolidation as biotechnology companies sought additional efficiencies in R&D, procurement or administration. Since many biotechnology companies have complex corporate structures—some with hundreds of subsidiaries—executives at acquiring companies recognize that along with the benefits of the Read More >

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Bonus: Monday Partnering!

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Ifyou read our post about the partnering milestones for the BIO Business Forum this year, what we’re about to announce may not come as much surprise.  The BIO Business Forum is adding a new member to the family: Monday. Originally, the event was taking place from Tuesday, the 28th until Thursday, the 30th.  But due to the trend we’re seeing, it’s clear to us that you simply want more meetings.  Opening Monday as an additional Read More >

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