As the world’s largest biotechnology event, BIO provides several specialized opportunities for the academic and tech transfer community, plus significant registration discounts. The BIO International Convention attracts 16,000+ of the most powerful biotech and pharma players from 74 countries, offering powerful business partnering, networking and education that go far beyond professional development.
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Novel collaborations between industry and academia are driving the commercialization of the next generation of biomedical cures. BIO One-on-One PartneringTM, BIO Executive Training Programs, Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, and technology transfer programming at BIO 2018 will play a pivotal role in advancing industry-university relationships.
Hear from academic and tech transfer panelists to learn how collaborations between industry and academia drive innovation and advance new therapies.
Academics capture the greatest value by participating in One-on-One Partnering. Partnering at BIO is the most efficient way to do business without traveling all over the world. The Partnering System allows you to communicate directly with the people you want to meet with, and all meetings are pre-scheduled so you arrive to BIO with an agenda. One-on-One Partnering™ allows academics the opportunity to tap the whole world for innovation and collaboration, making partnering at BIO the launchpad for the deals of tomorrow.
The boot camp is an intensive, two-day program that walks participants through the necessary steps and gives you the skills to transform technology and invention into a viable company. You will develop the insight required for entrepreneurial success as you learn to:
The Translational Research Track explores new translational funding, collaboration and licensing models. The three session series brings a variety of stakeholders from universities, companies and accelerators in addition to federal, state and foreign governments to discuss and analyze the latest developments in technology transfer.
BIO 2018 will host 100 sessions designed to help you stay up to date on industry developments and policies, improve your day-to-day operations and make informed decisions. Sessions will be announced in 2018.
Why should you become a part of the Academic Campus at BIO 2018?
Academics receive a discount automatically. Save on Convention Access & Partnering!