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The 2014 BIO International Convention Closes in San Diego

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

The 2014 BIO International Convention Closes in San Diego

The 2014 BIO International Convention at the San Diego Convention Center concluded with a record number of partnering meetings. Hosted by the BIO, the event drew 15,667 industry leaders, including nearly 2,500 CEO's, from 50 states and 70 countries...

BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY

Why We Do This Work

In her keynote remarks delivered yesterday at the 2014 BIO International Convention, Rachel King, president & CEO of GlycoMimetics and chairperson of the board of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), talked about why entrepreneurs pursue opportunities in biotechnology...

BIOSCIENCE JOBS

National Bioscience Report Shows Industry Robust with Strong Prospects for Growth

The report, Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation 2014, the sixth in a biennial series from Battelle and BIO tracking the U.S. bioscience industry, reveals a robust bioscience sector that has weathered difficult economic conditions and is on a course for continued growth...

BIOSIMILARS

Massachusetts Governor Patrick Signs Bill Granting Patient Access to Interchangeable Biologic Medicines

BIO and the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) commend Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick for signing legislation yesterday designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines....

BIOFUELS & RENEWABLE CHEMICALS

2014 BIO Convetion Executive Perspective Panel - Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals

Securing and maintaining intellectual property protection for the next generation of biotech innovation faces new challenges and opportunities. Come learn about current issues and those just on the horizon before they affect your practice and your company...

INTERNATIONAL

Scientific American WorldView Super Session: The Future of Global Innovation

The sixth annual Scientific American WorldView super session packed the room late in the day as the 2014 BIO International Convention wrapped up in San Diego...

HEALTH CARE

21st Century Cures: Accelerating the Discovery-Development-Delivery Cycle

How can we give patients faster access to innovative treatments and cures? That's the question the House Energy and Commerce Committee is asking our nation's foremost medical experts and innovators through white papers, hearings, and roundtables in an initiative we call 21st Century Cures...

HEALTH CARE

NIH, Patients and Industry Ramp Up to AMP-lify Innovation

Speakers at Wednesday's BIO 2014 Super Session - AMP-lifying Innovation: NIH, Patient Organizations & Leading Biopharma Firms Mobilize to Tackle Tough Diseases - discussed the new Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program...

INDIA

BIO Provides Recommendations for Growing India's Biotech Industry

Kristina Moore is a style expert and the founder and editor of Corporate Fashionista. She shares her ideas about how to use fashion as a dynamic professional tool...

INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

E&Y Super Session - Beyond Borders 2014 – Unlocking Value

Next week at the BIO International Convention, BIO will be partnering with the National Institutes of Health and the National Science foundation to host the first-ever BIO Innovation Zone...

BIOSIMILARS

Ensuring the Safety and Commercial Success of Biosimilars in the United States

The forthcoming arrival of biosimilars into the U.S has spurred debate over the approaches that the FDA and industry should take to ensure patient safety while promoting market competition and continued biomedical innovation...

GLOBAL HEALTH

Gates Foundation Issues Biotech Call to Action

Trevor Mundel from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation discussed the untapped potential of biotech companies to help develop new and better drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and delivery systems for global health solutions...

ONCOLOGY

Integrate and Collaborate to Drive Advancements in Oncology Treatments

Scientific innovation and exploration have driven exciting changes in the pharmaceutical industry's understanding of cancer, from improvements in screening to the development of more personalized, treatments...

AGRICULTURE

Hawaii Stands Firm in Biotech Battle

Nearly decimated in the early 1990s by the ringspot virus, the livelihood of Hawaii's papaya farmers was literally saved by biotechnology...

BIOETHICS

Convention Attendees Make the Call on Expanded Access

The BIO International Convention kicked off with an interactive session organized by the BIO Board Standing Committee on Bioethics: The Bioethics of Drug Development-You Make the Call...

SOCIAL MEDIA

Liking, Sharing, and Tweeting to Better Health

Making an impact online goes beyond having a Facebook page...

HEALTH CARE

Exchange Plans are Helping Patients, But Challenges Remain

After describing many of the benefits the exchanges have brought to patients-including access to both coverage and federal subsidies-the moderator for the 2014 BIO International Convention breakout session, Impact of Exchanges for Patients, tasked panelists with describing the challenges that remain...

INTERNATIONAL TRADE

What International Trade Agreements Have to Do with Innovation

Innovation is not just the life-blood of the biotech industry, it is the very premise of the BIO International Convention. So what is a panel on international trade doing here?

REIMBURSEMENT

Reimbursement Considerations for Early Stage Companies

Panelists at Tuesday's breakout session - Reimbursement Considerations for Early Stage Companies - overwhelmingly agreed that emerging biotech companies must consider reimbursement at the earliest stages of development...
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Conferences & Events
Conferences & Events

09.09.14

BIO Latin America Conference

BIO Latin America in Brazil, September 9-11, 2014, is your opportunity to access the innovation and partnering opportunities in Latin America's rapidly-growing life science industry. Gain insight and strategies from biopharma leaders and government officials, attend company presentations and network with global and regional attendees, with sizeable delegations from Chile, Colombia and Mexico...

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09.16.14

Livestock Biotech Summit

This unique conference offers a focus on genetic engineering of agricultural animals including benefits, research and development, regulatory system, and challenges to advancing health, food and industrial applications of animal biotechnology...

REGISTER

10.07.14

BIO Investor Forum

The BIO Investor Forum is an international biotech investor conference focused on early and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event features plenary sessions, business roundtables and therapeutic workshops, company presentations, and One-on-One PartneringTM meetings...

REGISTER

11.03.14

BIO-EUROPE

The 20th annual BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry...

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Bio Jobs - The talent hub for biotech

Business Development Manager - Biopharmaceuticals, Wacker Chemical Corporation

Adrian, Michigan, United States
Jun 17, 2014

Financial Reporting Manager, AGTC

Alachua, Florida, United States
Jun 12, 2014

Bioinformatics Scientist, Illumina

California, United States
Jun 11, 2014

Senior Director, Strategic Contract Management Job, Johnson & Johnson

Titusville, New Jersey, United States
Jun 18, 2014

Director, Communications & Marketing, Foundation Fighting Blindness

Columbia, Maryland, United States
May 22, 2014

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