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An Insider’s View of the BioGENEius Challenge

BioGENEius Challenge

By Erica Hiar, Environics A big highlight every year for many attendees at BIO International Convention is the announcement of the winner of the International BioGENEius Challenge, a competition for high school students who demonstrate an exemplary understanding of biotechnology through science research projects. But for me, the true excitement was the ride getting there. Four hundred thirty-five students applied for the U.S. International BioGENEius challenge and hundreds more applied to the Canadian and Western Read More >

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We Are BIO

Jim Greenwood

Here’s what the Biotechnology Industry Organization is doing for you. This year, we challenged you to answer the question – What’s Your BIO? On behalf of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), I’d like to answer that question to illustrate how we advocate for federal, state and global policies to foster continued biotech breakthroughs, innovation and ingenuity. In addition to producing the BIO International Convention, we educate and engage public policy leaders in Washington, in state Read More >

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BIO 2012 Super Session Recap: Ernst & Young’s Beyond Borders

Ernst & Young

The fanfare surrounding this morning’s unveiling of Ernst & Young’s 26th annual report on the state of the biotech industry, Beyond Borders, was buoyed by positive trends outlined in the report that show despite the overall lingering uneasiness in the economy, biotech is continuing its growth momentum. The Super Session at the 2012 BIO International Convention was moderated by members of Ernst & Young’s life sciences leadership team: Glen Giovannetti, Gautam Jaggi and Sanjeev Wadhwa; Read More >

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BIO Official Blogger Roundup

Official Blogger

Want to know what’s happening at the 2012 BIO International Convention? Find out from our BIO Official Bloggers! Enterprise, Advanced Education, and Stephen Khan, Genome Alberta My PET Bottle, Genome Alberta Research Partnerships Catalyze Economic Growth, LillyPad BIO 2012: Patients and PDUFA, Campaign for Modern Medicine Scientific American Worldview 4th edition now available #bio2012, Biotech Blog BIO 2012 Day 2: Justices Ponder Hot Tubbing, Patent Baristas Docs at BIO: IP Challenges to Personalized Medicine & Read More >

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BIO Official Blogger Roundup

Official Blogger

Want to know what’s happening at the 2012 BIO International Convention? Find out from our BIO Official Bloggers! Denmark leads the world in its pro-research attitude #bio2012, Biotech Blog Bioentrepreneurship Bootcamp signing at #bio2012, Biotech Blog Welcome to BIO 2012!, Campaign for Modern Medicine Greetings from BIO 2012!, The Cross-Border Biotech Blog BIORadio Lands in Boston, Genomics Blog Kicking off #BIO2012, LillyPad Research Partnerships Catalyze Economic Growth, LillyPad The BIO Official Bloggers Take Boston, Patent Baristas BIO Day 1: China, IP and Savings Read More >

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