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BIO Official Blogger Roundup

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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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From Bench to Bedside in a Bioeconomy

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By Joe Allen, President, Allen and Associates It’s a sign of a well crafted program when the closing panel reinforces the opening speaker. Boston University President Robert Brown kicked off the afternoon at the Translational Research Forum at the 2012 BIO International Convention by showing how the old linear model of product development crafted after World War II no longer applies. The closing industry panel aptly remarked that a struggling economy has brought the public and private Read More >

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Dr. Lewis Sullivan Leads Panel on Diversity in Education and the Biotech Workplace

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This year the Diversity Summit at the 2012 BIO International Convention focused on the importance of recruiting and fostering a diverse workforce in the biotechnology field. Past Diversity Summits have focused on diversity in research and clinical trials, but experts have found that it can be challenging to develop new treatments and cures without a diverse workforce pursuing these discoveries. For panelists as well as those in the audience, the need to bring minorities into Read More >

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Five Keys to Making Biotech Flourish in China

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As China positions itself as a major global player in the international biotechnology arena, it has included biotechnology as one of the seven strategic priorities for scientific and technological development in its 12th Five-year Plan. During the keynote lunch of the China Day special program at the 2012 BIO International Convention, David W. Beier, senior vice president at Amgen and former chief domestic policy advisor to Vice President Al Gore, outlined the 5 keys to Read More >

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BIO Official Bloggers Preview the Convention

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Want to know what to expect at the 2012 BIO International Convention? Find out from our BIO Official Bloggers: “… most importantly for this blog, the Boston area is home to, arguably, the United State’s most vibrant biotech scene.  Data from Ernst & Young’s Beyond Borders report from 2011 show that New England biotech (consisting primarily of the Boston area) had 45 public companies in 2010, second only to the San Francisco Bay Area, with Read More >

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