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Step 1 – Setup and Publish your Profile

Hi all!  BIO Partnering is live for 2010 Business Forum, and the team is keeping busy entering folks into the system.  Since partnering is picking up, we’re releasing our first tutorial/webinar on the “Profiles” section in the partnering system.  This is a brief guide taking you through the first step in getting your partnering account in order. What you will learn: 1) The importance of keywords.  If you want to ensure that your company is Read More >

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Video Blogging is Now LIVE!

Hello all! We are trying something new with the BIO 1×1 blog today. This is our video/slide share post designed to help users more effectively use the BIO 1×1 Partnering System this year in Chicago. The team is planning on releasing 4-5 mini webinars (5-10 minutes in length) on each of the major areas of the partnering system. This includes: 1) Profiles – how and why to create a profile, as well as the importance Read More >

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Posts from the 9th Annual BIO Winhover & Pharmaceutical Strategic Outlook Conference (Feb 2010)

Did you miss a panel at the BIO Windhover/PSO Conference in New York? Here are links to my notes for five of the panels: NOTES FROM THE EXTERNALIZATION PANEL NOTES FROM THE OPTION DEALS PANEL NOTES FROM THE EARLY-STAGE DEALS PANEL NOTES FROM THE LATE-STAGE DEALS PANEL NOTES FROM THE REIMBURSEMENT PANEL

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A beginner’s guide to mastering your 1×1 schedule

What to do when you’re a small biotech pony-ing up the big bucks to land your Phase II product on the radar of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies? How to remain relevant and not get lost in the mix? A 2009 article by Nature Biotech entitled “Prepare to meet your partner” emphasizes the growing importance of partnering in today’s BD environment. Here are some crash course tips for you to maximize your partnering experience when Read More >

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VC Fundraising Back to 2005 Levels

Is Venture Capital “holding up” for US biotech? Although there is a silver lining that venture capital fundraising for biotechnology outpaced other sectors in the US in 2009 and a number of new start-ups have been launched (see NVCA press release here), the multiyear trend is down. But by how much? I took a look at absolute numbers compiled by different sources to calculate where we are. The average is used because some sources include Read More >

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