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Thinking About Printing in the 4th Dimension

4th Dimension

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is used to manufacture everything from guns to guitars—and even underwear. The next big thing could be 4D printing. This adds time to the mix by using smart materials that transform themselves into finished articles under different conditions. Some of the most powerful early applications of 4D may be in biotechnology and medicine. “Stents, compression structures and drug delivery mechanisms could be printed and programmed to transform themselves directly in situ,” explains Read More >

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What to Wear at the BIO International Convention

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As a 20-something female, I find waking up in the morning the hardest part of my day because I know I’m going to dig through my closet and try on at least 3 different outfits until I find one that “will do.” With the BIO International Convention sneaking up at the end of June, you might be having a similar problem and asking yourself “What to Wear at the BIO International Convention.” It’s a good Read More >

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BIO Innovation Zone Company Snapshots: Privo Technologies

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Later this month at the BIO International Convention, BIO will be partnering with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to host the first-ever BIO Innovation Zone. The Zone will feature Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funded early-stage biotech companies. The SBIR/STTR program provides U.S. federal funding to small businesses engaged in research with the potential for commercialization. Companies are rigorously vetted through the NIH and NSF SBIR review process prior to receiving the Read More >

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Countdown to BIO 2014: Exhibit Hall Highlights

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It’s hard to believe that we’re a mere 12 days out from the start of BIO 2014 in San Diego.  We are excited to be back in one of the 3 largest life sciences regions in the country. Over 1,700 exhibitors including 55 State and Country Pavilions will be exhibiting including 3 new Country Pavilions:  Algeria, Portugal and South Africa.  Attendees and exhibitors can look forward to exciting events and new additions to BIO 2014. Read More >

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The Countdown Begins: All Futbol Eyes on Brazil, All Biotech Eyes on San Diego

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While we are only a few short weeks from the world’s largest biotechnology event, the 2014 BIO International Convention, we are mere days away from arguably the biggest sporting event, which only happens every four years, the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Beginning this Thursday, June 12th, the tournament will see the host country, Brazil square off against Croatia, a formidable opponent. Recognizing that one-third of all #BIO2014 attendees come from outside the United States, we want to help calm Read More >

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