June 6-9, 2016 | San Francisco, CA

Partnering & Education: Monday – Thursday

Exhibition: Tuesday – Thursday


Double Helix Sponsor


Schedule at a glance

Registration Rates

BIO 2015 Conversations

2015 Academic Opportunities

As the world’s largest biotechnology event, BIO provides several specialized opportunities geared towards the academic and tech transfer community. Tech transfer officers, strategic relations directions, licensing managers, research fellows, faculty, and business development professionals all take part in the the BIO International Convention. Attendees from university and research institutions come to BIO for the ample partnering, networking, and education opportunities. Who attends BIO?


Translational Research Forum & Reception

Tuesday, June 16. The Translational Research Forum explores new translational funding, collaboration and licensing models. The forum brings a variety of stakeholders from universities, companies and accelerators in addition to federal, state and foreign governments to network and analyze the latest developments in technology transfer. The Forum also is able to survey best practices and outcomes from partnerships in transformational research and explore with the audience ways to leverage a greater return on public investment.

Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Sunday, June 14 - Monday, June 15. 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

Note: additional registration required.

Some educational sessions at the BIO International Convention will qualify for Registered Tech Transfer Professional (RTTP), Continuing Legal Education (CLE), and Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) credits.

BioParks 2015: Rise of the BioDistricts: Startups

Monday, June 15
Hosted by The University City Science Center

Additional fee required. Register for BioParks 2015

Following the theme Rise of the BioDistricts: Startups, BioParks 2015 will examine the changing face of our spaces, including flash presentations from biodistricts around the world discussing what is happening in their areas and how they are handing this evolution.

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors

Double Helix Sponsors

Helix Sponsors