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BIOtechNOW: Where the biotech industry meets online

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As the biotech industry prepares to meet at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington, DC next week, I’m pleased to announce that we’ve re-launched BIOtechNOW as a multi-blog platform. Our new platform aims to create an online biotech community where we can connect to discuss the latest industry news – kind of like our convention, but available online 365 days a year. BIOtechNOW will be a critical component of our advocacy, education and business Read More >

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The Future of Food Needs to Include Biotech Crops

You might have heard that the Prince of Wales, just days after hosting the Royal Wedding, paid us a visit here in Washington.  Prince Charles, a long-time organic food advocate and self-described environmentalist, was here to speak at a Washington Post symposium on the Future of Food. While it is, of course, perfectly fine that the event featured a parade of speakers extolling the virtues of “sustainable agriculture” and made their case for organic farming, Read More >

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The Global Biotech Industry Comes to BIO

The world’s largest biotech hubs are busy planning their delegations’ visits to the BIO International Convention next month. The international program at the Convention will be one of the most robust to date, with international case studies, breakout sessions focused on globalization and Super Sessions focused on the emerging markets. BIOtechNOW is profiling a few of the top delegations to give you a preview*: Australia: Australia’s biotech sector, along with the broader Australian economy, performed Read More >

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Eleven Biotech Leaders Named to Biotech Humanitarian Award Judges Panel

BIO has named a distinguished panel of leaders to judge the third annual Biotech Humanitarian Award and select the 2011 Honoree. The nominations returned an excellent pool of innovators who are leading the way to heal, fuel and feed the planet through their work in or support of biotechnology. The judges have a tough road ahead! “I am eager to work with this exceptional panel to select just one honoree from our impressive line-up of Read More >

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Getting Ready for the BIO International Convention? Advice from Convention Veterans

Earlier this month, we asked the 2011 BIO International Convention LinkedIn group if any of our veterans could provide some tips for navigating the event. The discussion was too good not to share, so we collected the best insights right here for you. Patricia: “We’re looking forward to the convention! A tip we can contribute from other large events–pop a water bottle in your conference bag. And always–make notes on the business cards you collect Read More >

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