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Big #BIO2014 News from San Diego

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Yesterday, BIO held a press conference at Janssen Labs in San Diego to share some exciting news about the 2014 BIO International Convention. First and foremost, BIO’s Scott Whittaker announced that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the Wednesday Keynote Address. Full details are available here. Scott was joined by Diego Miralles, Global Head, Innovation, for Janssen Pharmaceuticals as well as BIOCOM President Joe Panetta. Francis Barraza was present on behalf of San Read More >

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BIO 2014 Partnering Activity is Unprecedented and Unexpected

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Partnering activity for BIO 2014 is riding at a record-breaking 4,000+ meeting requests eight weeks before the conference. The previous record was set at BIO 2012, with 770 partnering requests at the same timeframe. That’s an increase of 420%. While we’re experts at predicting partnering stats, these numbers have caught us by surprise. So what does this mean for you? ONE: This year you need to start partnering early to increase the chance that your Read More >

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Partnering Thought-Leadership

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The Intersection of Academic & Industry and Who are the buyers and what are they buying? Partnering at BIO is not just a matter of having a hundred meetings. It is meeting the right companies, making the most of your meetings, and optimizing your partnering strategy. We are committed to bringing you the knowledge to do that through our complimentary Partnering Thought Leadership live-web series. First up is our Google+ Hangout (live web video panel) Read More >

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Consumer Demand for Bioproducts to Be Explored at the 2014 World Congress in May

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 The World Congress will be held May 12-15, 2014, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.   Nationwide, consumers are demanding greener household care products, cheaper and cleaner fuels and a greater selection of biobased personal care items. The Plenary Program and select Track Sessions at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, will showcase how the industrial biotech industry is meeting this growing demand for a more sustainable, environmentally friendlier lifestyle preferred by consumers. “Consumers want Read More >

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GEN’s “Top 10” Session Picks for the 2014 BIO International Convention

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The following article, reproduced in full below, was originally published at Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. It’s been a “hot” year for biotech! As G. Steven Burrill, CEO of Burrill & Co., noted in a recent report, life science firms raised $2.9 billion in new equity capital globally from public investors in February. This included $1.1 billion raised by 18 companies that completed initial public offerings and $1.8 billion raised by 23 companies that completed Read More >

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