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BIO Investor Forum Celebrates 15th Year with Record Number of Partnering Meetings


The 15th Annual BIO Investor Forum wrapped up in San Francisco yesterday, having exceeded all prior years’ numbers of meetings arranged through the BIO One-on-One Partnering™ system. Both the conference and the partnering system are designed to help investors identify the latest trends and provide biotech innovators an opportunity to secure the funding necessary to bring their technologies to market. This year’s forum brought together over 880 attendees including 240 investors and 155 presenting companies. Read More >

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Banning GMOs in N.Y. School Lunches Carries a Price


Dr. W. Lesser, Susan E. Lynch Professor in Science and Business at the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University, recently published a blog arguing that the New York PTA’s proposal to go GMO-free in the State school meals program would come with a hefty financial burden. Dr. Lesser’s piece was published in the Cornell Alliance for Science blog page and an except can be found below: The purpose here is to put a Read More >

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MassBio Releases Statement Following Cost Trends Hearings


MassBio issues this statement, following the Massachusetts’ Health Policy Commission’s (HPC) hearing earlier this week on the cost and value of health care cost trends. BIO stands with MassBio in our commitment to addressing the true cost and value of innovative medical therapies and their place within cost containment efforts across the entire healthcare system today. Innovation in biopharmaceuticals saves lives. It also saves money. Every reduced hospital stay, every surgery avoided, every inoculation can help reduce Read More >

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Benefiting from Innovative Clinical Trial Designs


Clinical trial success rates have been known to be low for some time now, but that does not imply they will remain low forever. As more tools become available to clinical trial sponsors, technical operators and even patients, future clinical success may look nothing like it has over the last decade. Taking steps to change old fashioned protocols were panelist that gathered for today’s panel on clinical trial innovation trends at the BIO Investor Forum Read More >

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Small Company with Big Dreams – #BIF16 Fireside Chat with Rachel Haurwitz


Rachel Haurwitz is young. So is her company. Caribou was founded in 2011 and Haurwitz became the CEO in 2012 when she finished her PhD. In 2014 Haurwitz landed on  FORBES 30 Under 30 list for Science & Healthcare. And then in 2016 she was selected for Fortune magazine’s 2016 “40 Under 40” list, the publication’s annual ranking of the most influential young people in business. During a Fireside Chat today at the BIO Investor Forum, Read More >

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