June 15-18, 2015 | Philadelphia, PA

BIO Exhibition 

Academic Opportunities

Academia plays an integral role in the BIO International Convention. Learn more about the educational and networking opportunities developed for this community.  View a sample list of universities at BIO

Translational Research Forum & Reception

Open to Education & Exhibition Access and higher

Tuesday, June 24. This forum explores ways that the private sector, academia and the public sector, in both emerging and developed markets, can leverage existing mechanisms and pursue partnerships to help make innovative products available.  The forum surveys best practices and outcomes from partnerships in transformational research and explores with the audience ways to leverage a greater return on public investment.

Sessions on Intellectual Property, Market Access and more

Open to Education & Exhibition Access and higher

BIO 2014 hosts 100+ sessions in numerous topic areas designed to help you stay up to date on industry developments and policies, improve your day-to-day operations and make informed decisions. 

  • Basic Research & Discovery
  • Business Development & Financing 
  • Clinical Trials & Product Testing
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Market Briefings 
  • Manufacturing, Distribution, & Operations 
  • Market Access & Commercialization
  • Regulatory Review & Approval 

Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Additional registration required

Sunday, June 22 - Monday, June 23. An intensive, two-day program that walks you through the necessary steps and gives you the skills to transform technology and invention into a viable company. You will develop the insight and energy required for entrepreneurial success as you learn to:

  • Think strategically in selecting and managing projects
  • Plan for expeditious and cost-effective management
  • Understand the requirements of all the involved stakeholders
  • Oversee the essential components of the commercialization process

AURP BioParks 2014

2014 AURP LogoMonday, June 23, 2014. Accelerating changes in big pharma's approach to drug development will fuel AURP 's BioParks 2014 at Janssen's Research & Development West Coast Research Center. Discover how these evolving approaches offer challenges and opportunities for university research enhancement and park growth. Explore Janssen Labs Incubator and the latest developments on Torrey Pines Mesa while networking with colleagues. 

What's the role of university research parks in today's evolving landscape for drug development?Two separate panels will examine novel approaches taken by pharmaceutical companies interested in working with universities to enhance their approaches to innovation.

Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors

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