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A Scientist Pope and High-Tech Catholicism

Pope Francis

The USA Today ran an op-ed authored by John Rigolizzo, a New Jersey farmer and a volunteer board member of Truth About Trade & Technology: “As Catholic cardinals selected Pope Francis in Rome, we watched an ancient church at its most medieval: obedient to tradition, cloaked in secrecy, and waiting for white smoke. The papal conclave appeared positively anti-modern. Yet in another sense, the Vatican stands in the vanguard of science and technology. It’s one Read More >

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Business Forum Company Presentation FAQs

Partnering Meetings

Most know the BIO Business Forum as the place where Partnering happens. The big space where the booths are made! There’s also another component to the Business Forum, which our seasoned attendees are very familiar with, the Company Presentations. Don’t be fooled by the name – there are actually all types of presentations at this event, from Patient Advocacy Groups and pediatric institutions, to the more traditional leading biopharma and emerging international companies. They’re a staple Read More >

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GEN’s “Top 10” Session Picks for the 2013 BIO International Convention

John Sterling

As the industry moves forward in 2013, it again faces one of its regular bugaboos—uncertainty. “Where are we headed?” has been a standard phrase among bioindustry observers since the early 1980s. As it turns out, the biopharmaceutical business must once again deal with a number of important issues this year. For example, G. Steven Burrill, CEO of Burrill & Co., points out that the cuts mandated by the U.S. Congress’ sequestration fiscal policy may slow Read More >

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“The Technology is Here, It’s Ready”

Refinery

Last week the Milken Institute, a nonpartisan economic think tank, released a Financial Innovations Lab Report: Unleashing the Power of the Bio-Economy. The Milken Institute hosted a Financial Innovations Lab on industrial biotech in April of 2012 to explore ideas to spur the industry, bringing together leading scientists, senior government officials, industry executives, institutional investors and venture capitalists. Tremendous potential for economic and environmental benefits exist with using biobased chemicals instead of petrochemicals. Thanks to Read More >

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Forbes 30 Under 30: Rising Biotech Stars at the 2013 BIO International Convention

Forbes 30 Under 30

For the second year in a row, Forbes magazine published a list of the most awe-inspiring rising stars in science and healthcare – all under the age of 30. A select group of these rising stars will attend the 2013 BIO International Convention and participate in a Keynote Luncheon Tuesday, April 23, with BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood. Keynotes and evening events are open to Convention Access and Full Convention Access Registrations! Registration discounts Read More >

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