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As the world’s largest biotechnology event, BIO provides several specialized opportunities for the academic and tech transfer community, plus significant registration discounts. The BIO International Convention attracts 16,000+ of the most powerful biotech and pharma players from 65 countries, offering powerful business partnering, networking and education that go far beyond professional development.
Academics capture the greatest value by participating in BIO 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 BIO with an agenda. 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.
BIO's Executive Training Courses and Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Bootcamp support the activity that takes place at our partnering, investor and venture capital conferences each year by training individuals who are making the deals that drive this industry. Courses ideal for academic participants include:
The Translational Research Track explores new translational funding, collaboration and licensing models. The three session series brings a variety of stakeholders from universities, companies and accelerators in addition to federal, state and foreign governments to discuss and analyze the latest developments in technology transfer.
BIO 2020 will host 100 sessions designed to help you stay up to date on industry developments and policies, improve your day-to-day operations and make informed decisions. Sessions will be announced in 2020.
Why should you become a part of the Academic Campus at BIO 2020?
Academics receive a discount automatically. Save on Convention Access & Partnering!