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Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group at the 2014 BIO International Convention
BIO 2014 - Let's Get Global!
Welcome to BIO 2014!
Trevor Mundel, Gates Foundation at the 2014 BIO International Convention
BIO Board Members Highlight Features of #BIO2014
Sachin Shah, Phasiq Inc. at the 2014 BIO International Convention
Diego Miralles, Janssen at the 2014 BIO International Convention
The Bittenbenders at the 2014 BIO International Convention
Simrill Smith, STEMVoice Video Competition Winner at the 2014 BIO International Convention
BIO President & CEO, Jim Greenwood at the 2014 BIO International Convention
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A GE Papaya Farmer from Hawaii Shares his Story at BIO 2014

Publish Date: 7/10/2014, Created By: Ab Basu


BIO held its 2014 International Convention in San Diego, CA, June 23-26. This year BIO invited guests from Hawaii who shared their stories on what it is like to be a GE papaya farmer right now in light of the recent ban on the cultivation of GMOs on the Big Island. You may remember the story of Hawaii’s Rainbow papaya which was genetically engineered to withstand the papaya ringspot virus. It is a story still ...

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Industrial and Environmental Highlights from BIO 2014

Publish Date: 7/3/2014, Created By: Caitlin Kennedy


The 2014 BIO International Convention drew 15,667 industry leaders, including nearly 2,500 CEO’s, from 50 states and 70 countries.  This year’s event was held June 23-26, in San Diego, CA. The BIO Business Forum hosted a record-breaking 29,000+ scheduled one-on-one partnering meetings between more than 3,100 companies, and featured 192 company presentations. View highlights here.  Furthermore, the BIO Exhibition featured more than 1,800 exhibitors and covered over 160,000 square feet with 55 State and International Pavilions. BIO welcomed ...

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2014 BIO Convention Executive Perspective Panel – Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals

Publish Date: 6/30/2014, Created By: Caitlin Kennedy


A Look into the Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals Forum at the 2014 BIO International Convention On June 24, 2014, BIO hosted a session titled Executives Perspective – 2014: Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals in the Balance? as part of the Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals Forum at this year’s International Convention. Here, BIO’s Industrial and Environmental Section board members reflected on the 2014 transformation of the industrial biotech sector from pre-commercial promise to market threat – and the unprecedented ...

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The 2014 BIO International Convention Closes in San Diego

Publish Date: 6/26/2014, Created By: Abigail Hirsch


The 2014 BIO International Convention, where the global biotech community meets, connecting the people, companies and innovations that help to fulfill the promise of biotechnology through healing, fueling, and feeding the world, concluded  today at the San Diego Convention Center with a record number of partnering meetings. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the event drew 15,667 industry leaders, including nearly 2,500 CEO’s, from 50 states and 70 countries. Read more on BIO.org

Excerpts From Top Ten Current Science Trends Talk

Publish Date: 6/26/2014, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


For the opening day of BIO 2014, BioTech Primer delivered a talk on the Top 10 Current Science Trends, Issues, & Advances.  Three of the technologies covered are highlighted below. Genome Editing: We often refer to a person’s genome – his complete set of genes – as a blueprint for life. But sometimes there are errors in this blueprint. Wouldn’t it be great if we could edit the blueprint and correct these errors? We might ...

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#BIO2014 Blogger Roundup

Publish Date: 6/26/2014, Created By: Jason Corum


Want to know what’s happening at the 2014 BIO International Convention? Find out from our bloggers! Small But Tenacious: Two Of San Diego’s Emerging Biotechs, BioSpace AMP-lifying Collaboration at BIO 2014, The Campaign for Modern Medicines BIO Talks Trade, LillyPad CEAPRO receives Canadian Gold Leaf Award for their hard work, Genomics Strongest BIO yet for Lyonbiopole, Genomics Integrated health care can attract biotech to Alberta, Genomics New #BIO2014 Session on Digital Health: Empowering the Healthcare ...

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Why We Do This Work

Publish Date: 6/26/2014, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


In her keynote remarks delivered yesterday at the 2014 BIO International Convention, Rachel King, president & CEO of GlycoMimetics and chairperson of the board of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), talked about why entrepreneurs pursue opportunities in biotechnology and what sustains these industry leaders through the rollercoaster of raising money, clinical trials, road shows and all the ups and downs of bringing medical innovations from the lab to the bedside. “Working in biotechnology today, we ...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: BIO2014 Keynote Address

Publish Date: 6/25/2014, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton participated in a moderated Q&A discussion with BIO’s Jim Greenwood during the 2014 BIO International Convention. Here is some coverage from the event: Hillary Clinton Talks Ag Biotechnology, AgWired Hillary Clinton Cheers Biotechers, Backs GMOs and Federal Help, Times of San Diego BIO Convention Draws 15,000, Including Hillary Clinton, Times of San Diego Hillary Clinton delivers keynote at biotech convention in downtown San Diego, CBS8 Hillary Clinton’s Speech ...

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#BIO2014 Blogger Roundup

Publish Date: 6/25/2014, Created By: Jason Corum


Want to know what’s happening at the 2014 BIO International Convention? Find out from our bloggers! The Good, the Bad and the Antibacterial Antibody, BioLogical Future of Cancer Therapeutics, Sciberomics Joining Forces to Make Life Better, LillyPad Global Consortium Protects Drug Supply Chain, Research!America Blog Meet 2 young women poised to make their mark in the world of science, Genomics Blog Video: Why Are State Tech Companies Heading to BIO?, BioForward Developing Rapid Test for ...

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E&Y Super Session – Beyond Borders 2014 – Unlocking Value

Publish Date: 6/25/2014, Created By: BIOtechNOW Editor


More than 500 attended the super session to go over key findings in the 28th annual EY Global Life Sciences Report: Beyond Borders, Unlocking Value. Glen Giovannetti, EY global life sciences sector leader, and Kristin Pothier, partner in the EY commercial advisory services, moderated. Panelists were: Mara Aspinali, president and CEO of Ventana Medical Systems; Philip Birch, senior vice president, global strategic marketing, Aptiv Solutions; Brian Daniels, M.D., senior vice president, global development and medical ...

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