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Biotech and the deficit: CNBC interview at the 2011 BIO International Convention

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As budget talks aimed at raising the federal debt ceiling move to the presidential level this week, CNBC came to the 2011 BIO International Convention to interview BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood about the role biotech can play in lowering the U.S. budget deficit. “There are 10,000 baby boomers entering Medicare every day. What if fewer of them were sick? What if fewer of them had cardiovascular disease and cancer and Alzheimer’s and diabetes?” Read More >

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If Biotech Builds…Will Financers Come?

Angie Drakulich from PharmaTech Talk writes: In many countries, it’s easy to get the health minister to understand the value of introducing a vaccine and related healthcare training and therapies to his or her population. It’s another thing to get the finance minister to buy into the effort. But healthcare education and training have made and continue to make great inroads into this area. Angie is part of our BIO Official Blog Program. Keep an Read More >

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Three dealmaking trends to look for in 2011

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The relationship between the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries has never been clearer – partner to survive. The Business Forum at the 2011 BIO International Convention is the world’s largest venue for partnering and it might be the best way for emerging companies to find partners . While there are many quality sources for historical deal-trends, the Campbell Alliance and BIO have created the Dealmakers’ Intentions Survey and the BIO One-on-One Partnering Forecast, two unique forward-looking, Read More >

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Podcast: Dr. Karel Schubert, Bioscience Association of West Virginia

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BIOtechNOW’s Tracy Cooley talks to Dr. Schubert of the Bioscience Association of West Virginia about biotech in West Virginia – major areas of growth, the outlook for growth of the industry within the state, and plans for the upcoming BIO International Convention. Download the podcast

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Biotech should embrace open, online communication

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At the upcoming 2011 BIO International Convention, we will issue a new opinion survey measuring public attitudes toward our industry and where government support for our industry ranks among other national priorities.  While the survey found some interesting new data – sorry, you’ll have to wait until next week to get the details – we saw some results that are nearly the same each year we field this survey.  We found that voters’ image of Read More >

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