June 19-22, 2017 | San Diego, CA


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Academic Campus

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 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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New in 2016!

The Academic Campus is now adjacent to the BIO Business Forum for convenience and greater access to BIO One-on-One Partnering™ meetings. This hot-zone offers universities, research institutions, and hospitals partnering opportunities to advance their research and drug development agendas. 

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!

Featured Universities in the Academic Campus

  • Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
  • Scripps Research Institute
  • Stanford
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Utah
  • Vanderbilt
  • Yale

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 San Francisco 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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