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“What You Don’t Know About Partnering at the BIO World Congress, Part 2″

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The upcoming 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the preeminent conference for connecting venture capital with promising industrial biotech companies. “I’ve been coming since 2007,” said Michael Krel of Sofinnova Partners in a recent conversation, “and I’ve been quite happy with partnering at World Congress, and it is very efficient.” By “partnering”, Michael is talking about the BIO One-on-One Partnering system used to setup 30-minute, private, face-to-face meetings at the conference. The system has Read More >

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What You Don’t Know About Partnering at BIO World Congress – Part 1

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That partnering has taken off at World Congress is the understatement of the year. Last year there were 1,400 one-on-one meetings at World Congress, which is more than twice as many as 2013. So why the uptick? The name of the game in industrial biotech is increasingly partnering. Most innovation in the field comes from small companies. If you don’t have what it takes to do everything – create the whole value chain – partnering Read More >

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BIO Opens Nominations for Award Honoring an Outstanding Woman in Biotech

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The Rosalind Franklin Award is given annually to an outstanding woman in the industrial biotechnology sector who has made significant contributions to the advancement of the biobased economy and biotech innovation. Rosalind Franklin conceived and captured Photograph 51 of the “B” form of DNA in 1952, while at King’s College in London. This photograph, acquired through 100 hours of X-ray exposure from a machine Dr. Franklin herself refined, revealed the structure of DNA.  The discovery of Read More >

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Nominations Now Open for the BIO George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology

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Born into slavery, today George Washington Carver is an icon of American ingenuity. He worked to achieve a better life not only for himself but for all African Americans. A botanist and inventor, Carver’s research and promotion of alternative crops, such as peanuts, showed poor farmers how to increase their productivity and opportunities and improve their quality of life. He also developed and promoted more than 100 products made from peanuts and other crops that were useful for Read More >

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Registration Opens for April 2016 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in San Diego

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On Tuesday, January 26, 2016, BIO officially opened registration for the 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. This year’s conference will be held April 17-20, 2016 in sunny Southern California at the San Diego Convention Center. The 2016 World Congress is the largest international industrial biotech event bringing together more than 1,200 leaders in advanced biofuels, biobased products and renewable chemicals. The conference will include 5 plenary session, 48 breakout sessions, networking sessions and special workshops. Attendees Read More >

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