June 4-7, 2018 | Boston, MA


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As the world’s largest biotechnology event, BIO provides several specialized opportunities geared towards the academic and technology transfer community, plus significant discounts! Technology transfer officers, strategic relations directors, licensing managers, research fellows, faculty, and business development professionals all take part in the BIO International Convention. Attendees from university and research institutions come to BIO for the ample partnering, networking, and education opportunities. 

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Participants in the Academic Campus benefit from several opportunities: visibility in the BIO Business Forum, access to the BIO One-on-One Partnering™ System and exclusive networking with partnering attendees! This hot-zone offers universities, research institutions, and hospitals partnering opportunities to advance their research and drug development agendas. 

 2017 Featured Universities in the Academic Campus

  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
  • Michigan State University
  • National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) 
  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies 
  • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute 
  • Stanford University
  • University of CA System 
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina
  • USC Stevens Center for Innovation 
  • Yale University
*Updated May 8, 2017.

BIO One-one-One Partnering™ for Academics 


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 Boston with an agenda. BIO 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.

View all of the opportunities available for Academics at BIO.



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