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Making the Most of Partnering at #BIO2014

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As a new face at BIO, I am excited to announce that partnering is open for BIO 2014. As soon as you get your credentials, log in, publish your profile and start sending meeting requests. In my two decades in the biopharma industry, I’ve gotten to do some incredible things, but few compare to driving partnering at BIO 2014. BIO’s motto is “heal, feed and fuel” the world. Effective deal-making is as important as the Read More >

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The BIO International Convention® First Time Attendee College Basketball Challenge

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Well, last weekend’s tournament games were certainly exciting. I hope you followed my advice to always bet on blue. The ‘Cats had an exciting couple of games – and I hope they can keep it going in Texas! While last week’s advice (blue!) was solid – I have some new advice this week for folks who have thought about attending the BIO International Convention – but have not yet done so.  You should drop what Read More >

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Momentum of the BIO Big Dance Continues to Build

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Can I assume you have all been missing my NCAA tournament musings? Well maybe not, but just in case you’ve been waiting for more, here you go….. What an exciting and eventful tournament it has been so far. But it’s far from over. Last night we had some great battles. Sadly, my adopted team, San Diego State University lost a tough game to Arizona.  And since I feel like San Diego is my second home this year, I Read More >

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Cohen, Boyer & Tibbetts?

SBIR Reauthorization Moves Forward

Ask any biotech professional about Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer and they will tell you about their incredible contributions to modern biotechnology. But what about Roland Tibbetts? My guess is there are more than a few quizzical looks out there. So who is Roland Tibbetts? In many ways, Roland Tibbetts did for the commercialization of biotechnology, what Cohen and Boyer did for the science. He is the creator of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Read More >

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Partner with Top Asian Biopharma Executives at BIO Asia

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On April 8-9, 2014, a diverse group of innovative companies and Japanese dealmakers will come together in a collaborative setting for partnering meetings, company presentations, networking and targeted programming at the 11th annual BIO Asia International Conference. Japan’s presence as the 2nd largest pharmaceutical industry in the world, bolstered by an evolving Asia-Pacific partnering landscape, means biopharma companies cannot ignore the deal opportunities that are being created in this dynamic market. Industry leaders have recognized Read More >

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