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Academics Imagine a Better World: Find the Right Partner at the BIO

2016 BIO International Convention

Academic and research institutions from around the world are coming to the BIO International Convention in San Francisco to find partners to advance their discoveries from the bench to the bedside.  Representing more than 10% (more than 1,000) of the attendees, academic participants reflect the entire biotech collaboration interface including university researchers, entrepreneurs, licensing officers, and research collaboration and economic development staff.  The BIO International Convention presents a unique opportunity to meet with the entire Read More >

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Calling All San Francisco Lovers and Locals

We want to know: What are your favorite San Francisco restaurants, bars, attractions, hot spots and hidden gems? In preparation for the biotech industry’s decent on the Bay Area in June, we’re collecting and promoting local San Fran favorites to share with BIO International Convention attendees in our social media latest campaign #BioBayBest! Where are the best burgers in town? A park with a view of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge? The best espresso in Read More >

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Missed #BIO2015? There’s an app for that.

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If you missed out on BIO 2015 in Philadelphia last month – or didn’t get the chance to go to all the sessions you wanted – I’ve got the solution for you. For the first time ever, select educational programming is now available in our Virtual Attendee Package, featuring sessions from tracks including Business Development & Finance, Digital Health, Oncology, Infectious Disease, Personalized Medicine & Diagnostics, and more. You’ll be able to hear from speakers Read More >

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BIO 2015 Provides Local Shoe Shiner with School Supplies for Kids in Need

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For the past decade, William Green, a center city shoe shiner, hosts a Children’s Cookout and Day of Fun in late August for poverty stricken children in Philadelphia. In addition to providing a day of safe fun for local children, “Big Will’s” cookout provides an opportunity to supply book bags and school supplies to more than 500 needy students throughout the city. Today, the 2015 BIO International Convention provided “Big Will” with over 500 hundred Read More >

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Riding the Bull Market: What’s in Store for Biotech Dealmakers in 2015?

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In many ways, 2014 was a record year for biopharma dealmaking, with $355 billion in total transactions, including $53 billion in partnering deals, $16.5 billion in venture investments and 133 IPOs. According to the 2015 Campbell Alliance Dealmakers’ Intentions Study, 2015 is shaping up to be the year of historic M&A in the biopharmaceutical sector, driven in part by greater access to capital. The partnering numbers at BIO 2015 further indicate that the appetite for Read More >

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