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Why Is My Meeting Not Scheduled?

As we get closer and closer to the meeting, the question that George hears the most is “Why can’t my agreed to meeting be scheduled?”. We’re here to take you through all the reasons: 1) The most common reason is that there is no mutual availability. As meeting schedules fill up, it is more and more difficult to find time when both parties are free. 2) The meeting includes multiple participants from both companies. Schedule Read More >

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Things Even George Cannot Do

George has been keeping his ear to the customer service line, and I’m sure at some point or another you’ve had the pleasure of talking with him. Most of those conversations have centered around a few repeating topics. So in an effort to set the record straight, George has asked me to provide you with a list of his weaknesses…aka things even he cannot do. 1) Reserve an hour time slot instead of 30 minutes. Read More >

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Records Are Being Set This Year!

It is quite apparent now that the 2010 Business Forum is going to be breaking all BIO records this year. I can only speculate as to where we will end up, but the numbers as of right now (9:30 AM EST on 4/29/2010) are impressive. Total Scheduled Meetings: Old Record 14,500 (2008) Currently 14,900 Project 16,000+ Total Companies: Old Record 1670 (2009) Currently: 2045 Projected: 2100

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3 Must Haves for Partnering – 30 sec Tutorials

Since we have launched all of our how-to videos for the BIO One-on-One Partnering System, we though it would be a good idea to answer specific questions that users have from our customer service line. Below you will find the three most asked questions this week. NOTE: The deadline to publish your profile is this Friday (April 9th). 1. How to publish your company’s profile. 2. Finalize your personal Read More >

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1Q 2010 – All Time High for the BTK

The first quarter of 2010 saw the Amex Biotech Index (BTK) hit another all time high, thanks largely to Intermune’s (ITMN) jump of 240% and OSI’s (OSIP) gain of 92%. (Intermune received a positive recommendation from an FDA panel for pirfenidone, and OSI’s stock moved on the $3.5B hostile bid from Astellas.) The Nasdaq Biotech Index (NBI) climbed to its highest in over eight years. Both of these biotech indices are up since the financial Read More >

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