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BIO Investor Forum Celebrates 15th Year with Record Number of Partnering Meetings


The 15th Annual BIO Investor Forum wrapped up in San Francisco yesterday, having exceeded all prior years’ numbers of meetings arranged through the BIO One-on-One Partnering™ system. Both the conference and the partnering system are designed to help investors identify the latest trends and provide biotech innovators an opportunity to secure the funding necessary to bring their technologies to market. This year’s forum brought together over 880 attendees including 240 investors and 155 presenting companies. Read More >

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Benefiting from Innovative Clinical Trial Designs


Clinical trial success rates have been known to be low for some time now, but that does not imply they will remain low forever. As more tools become available to clinical trial sponsors, technical operators and even patients, future clinical success may look nothing like it has over the last decade. Taking steps to change old fashioned protocols were panelist that gathered for today’s panel on clinical trial innovation trends at the BIO Investor Forum Read More >

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Small Company with Big Dreams – #BIF16 Fireside Chat with Rachel Haurwitz


Rachel Haurwitz is young. So is her company. Caribou was founded in 2011 and Haurwitz became the CEO in 2012 when she finished her PhD. In 2014 Haurwitz landed on  FORBES 30 Under 30 list for Science & Healthcare. And then in 2016 she was selected for Fortune magazine’s 2016 “40 Under 40” list, the publication’s annual ranking of the most influential young people in business. During a Fireside Chat today at the BIO Investor Forum, Read More >

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Bugs and Drugs: The Promising Microbiome Frontier


Tuesday at the 2016 BIO Investor Forum wrapped up with a panel discussion on the exciting potential of microbiome research, a relatively new but fast growing field in biopharama. Although still in an early phase, there has been growing excitement over the possibility of bringing new microbiome-derived drugs and therapies to the market.  With promising signs such as the $121M National Microbiome Initiative commitment from the White House, we can anticipate that this field will Read More >

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Breakthrough at BIO 2017 in San Diego – Housing is Now Open


In June, BIO will host its 24th annual BIO International Convention. Since that very first meeting, we have seen extraordinary scientific breakthroughs happening across our industry. These breakthroughs have transformed how we treat patients, fuel our planet and feed a growing global population. As our industry has grown and evolved, so has the BIO International Convention. For more than two decades, the BIO Convention has been the place to learn about today’s breakthroughs and to Read More >

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