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2010 BIO Business Forum Partnering Results

2010 BIO Business Forum in Chicago was a huge success last week. We hit record numbers for the three day event making this the single largest partnering event ever held. Our updated 1×1 partnering software system received over 107,000 requests for meetings that resulted in over 17,000 meetings. To put that in perspective, 10 years ago there were only 300 meetings, yielding an explosive 43% CAGR for partnering at the BIO International Convention.  The meetings were set up by some 2,100 Read More >

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Records Are Being Set This Year!

It is quite apparent now that the 2010 Business Forum is going to be breaking all BIO records this year. I can only speculate as to where we will end up, but the numbers as of right now (9:30 AM EST on 4/29/2010) are impressive. Total Scheduled Meetings: Old Record 14,500 (2008) Currently 14,900 Project 16,000+ Total Companies: Old Record 1670 (2009) Currently: 2045 Projected: 2100

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Publish Your Profile Today!

The deadline to publish your company profile in the BIO One-on-One Partnering System for inclusion in the 2010 BIO Business Forum CD-ROM is MONDAY, MARCH 22ND AT 5PM, as in TODAY! By publishing your profile by this time, you will ensure that your company’s information will be handed out to all Business Forum participants on the Conference CD-ROM.  This way, everyone will have a hard copy of your company’s information that they will be able Read More >

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A beginner’s guide to mastering your 1×1 schedule

What to do when you’re a small biotech pony-ing up the big bucks to land your Phase II product on the radar of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies? How to remain relevant and not get lost in the mix? A 2009 article by Nature Biotech entitled “Prepare to meet your partner” emphasizes the growing importance of partnering in today’s BD environment. Here are some crash course tips for you to maximize your partnering experience when Read More >

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The Evolution of BIO Partnering

I joined BIO in the summer of 2008, just as the global biotechnology community headed towards sunny San Diego.  This was my first experience with the scale of partnering that occurs at that meeting.  Constantly trying to be on the forefront of innovation, the BIO BD team has put forth an increased effort into converting their partnering software form a utilitarian piece of software into something that is much more. The last 18 months have Read More >

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