Biotechnology Innovation Organization

BIO Asia-Taiwan 2020 Online + Live: Finding Cures in the Crisis

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

TAIPEI, May 13, 2020 - (Media OutReach) - Taiwan BIO (Bio Industry Organization) together with BIO (the global Biotechnology Innovation Organization) announced May 7 that BIO Asia-Taiwan 2020 would go ahead as scheduled with a new online and live model; BIO Asia-Taiwan 2020 Online + Live.

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  • TAIPEI, May 13, 2020 - (Media OutReach) - Taiwan BIO (Bio Industry Organization) together with BIO (the global Biotechnology Innovation Organization) announced May 7 that BIO Asia-Taiwan 2020 would go ahead as scheduled with a new online and live model; BIO Asia-Taiwan 2020 Online + Live.
  • The Organizing Committee has decided that with this need, it was important to go ahead with BIO Asia-Taiwan as scheduled 22-26 July, but with activities held online with an 'online + live' approach.
  • BIO Asia-Taiwan 2020 Online + Live will again include forums and seminars, an exhibition, partnering meetings, and company presentations; this time in online formats.
  • BIO Asia-Taiwan 2020 Online + Live will focus on five topics: Combating the Pandemic, Precision Medicine, Advanced Therapies, Investment & Collaboration, and Digital Health.

2020 BIO International Convention Now Fully Digital

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today it will be moving the 2020 BIO International Convention scheduled for June 8-11 in San Diego to an online platform, in lieu of an in-person event for this year.

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  • The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today it will be moving the 2020 BIO International Convention scheduled for June 8-11 in San Diego to an online platform, in lieu of an in-person event for this year.
  • The coronavirus is an urgent focus for the biotechnology industry as we work tirelessly to combat this public health threat, said Jim Greenwood, BIO President & CEO.
  • BIO Digital 2020 will focus on partnerships and virtual collaboration with its BIO One-on-One Partnering system allowing attendees to schedule virtual meetings using their preferred methodwhether that is a teleconference system, video meeting service, or another mediumto maximize their business development and licensing potential.
  • BIO also produces the BIO International Convention , the worlds largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.

BIO Summit Accelerates Collaboration Between Government & Industry Leaders in Fight Against COVID-19

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:56pm

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) this week hosted a productive virtual summit intended to foster collaboration among key government agencies and biopharmaceutical innovators with one goal: eradicating COVID-19.

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  • The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) this week hosted a productive virtual summit intended to foster collaboration among key government agencies and biopharmaceutical innovators with one goal: eradicating COVID-19.
  • The goal is to minimize redundancies and maximize cooperation and collaboration, noted BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood.
  • He was appointed by BIOs chairman of the board, Dr. Jeremy Levin, to oversee the organizations efforts to foster collaboration across the biopharmaceutical industry.
  • For Dr. Scangos, Greenwood, and others within BIO, the virtual summit was one step in a broader effort to combat the virus.

BIO Asia Conference in Tokyo Cancelled Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 8:11pm

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today, it is canceling the annual BIO Asia conference in Tokyo scheduled for March 10-11.

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  • The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today, it is canceling the annual BIO Asia conference in Tokyo scheduled for March 10-11.
  • Our attendees health and safety are our utmost priority, said Jim Greenwood, BIO President & CEO.
  • BIO will return to Japan March 9-10, 2021 for the next BIO Asia conference in Tokyo.
  • BIO also produces the BIO International Convention , the worlds largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.

First Annual Report Looks at Race/Ethnicity and Gender in the Biotech Industry

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:10pm

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today released Measuring Diversity in the Biotech Industry: Building an Inclusive Workforce, the most comprehensive report on diversity and inclusion in the biotech industry.

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  • The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today released Measuring Diversity in the Biotech Industry: Building an Inclusive Workforce, the most comprehensive report on diversity and inclusion in the biotech industry.
  • Based on a survey of biotech companies, the report looks at where companies stand on representation in terms of gender and race/ethnicity and assesses the steps they are taking to improve diversity and inclusion.
  • The report analyzes data from a survey of nearly 100 BIO member companies, conducted online from May to June 2019.
  • Again, this number lessens at the higher levels 15% of executives and 14% of board members are people of color.

AZTherapies to Present at the 25th Annual BIO-EUROPE® International Partnering Conference

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 1:45pm

The presentation will highlight AZTherapies lead Phase 3 clinical candidate ALZT-OP1 for the treatment of early Alzheimers disease and its pipeline of candidates targeting neuroinflammation to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

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  • The presentation will highlight AZTherapies lead Phase 3 clinical candidate ALZT-OP1 for the treatment of early Alzheimers disease and its pipeline of candidates targeting neuroinflammation to treat neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Now celebrating its 25th year, BIO-EUROPE is Europes largest life science partnering conference.
  • Bringing together international decision makers from the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and financial sectors, the conference offers networking opportunities, workshop and panel participation, high-profile exhibitions, and prearranged one-to-one meetings.
  • BIO-EUROPE is produced by EBD Group , a leading partnering firm for the global biotechnology industry, with the support of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO).

BIO Applauds Enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 2:17pm

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today applauds the enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation (PAHPAI) Act, signed into law by President Trump late yesterday.

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  • The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today applauds the enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation (PAHPAI) Act, signed into law by President Trump late yesterday.
  • It authorizes funding for pandemic influenza product development and procurement for the first time.
  • BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement:
    I applaud President Trump for signing this historic bi-partisan legislation.
  • BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling innovations transforming our world and the BIO Newsletter is the organizations bi-weekly email newsletter.

Final Day of BIO International Convention Begins in Philadelphia

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

The 2019 BIO International Convention , the worlds premier life sciences event, kicked off its fourth and final day of programming today under the theme It Starts With One.

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  • The 2019 BIO International Convention , the worlds premier life sciences event, kicked off its fourth and final day of programming today under the theme It Starts With One.
  • The final day of Convention programming will include a Super Session with Nature Biotechnology and Scientific American WORLDVIEW on the main drivers of biotech innovation in markets around the world.
  • BIO also produces the BIO International Convention , the worlds largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.
  • BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling innovations transforming our world and the BIO Newsletter is the organizations bi-weekly email newsletter.

BIO International Convention Begins Day Two with Keynote from Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Siddhartha Mukherjee

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 12:00pm

Hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the 2019 BIO Convention will run through Thursday, June 6, at the Philadelphia Convention Center, convening more than 16,000 attendees and 1,800 exhibitors from 67 countries.

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  • Hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the 2019 BIO Convention will run through Thursday, June 6, at the Philadelphia Convention Center, convening more than 16,000 attendees and 1,800 exhibitors from 67 countries.
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee will be interviewed by BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood about the unique challenges and opportunities for the biotech community in developing cures for cancer and genetic diseases.
  • BIO also produces the BIO International Convention , the worlds largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.
  • BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling innovations transforming our world and the BIO Newsletter is the organizations bi-weekly email newsletter.

BIO International Convention Kicks Off in Philadelphia to Celebrate and Inspire the Future of Biotech

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 12:00pm

We know that it takes just one meeting, one partnership or one idea to spark life-changing advances in biotech.

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  • We know that it takes just one meeting, one partnership or one idea to spark life-changing advances in biotech.
  • We believe that many of these important moments will happen this week at the BIO Convention.
  • Winners are announced each year at the BIO International Convention before thousands of the worlds biotechnology leaders.
  • BIO also produces the BIO International Convention , the worlds largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.