What is The BIO International Convention?
The BIO International Convention is the most important global event for the biotechnology industry. It is organized by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO).
Hundreds of U.S. and international companies and institutions (research centers, universities, hospitals, foundations, disease associations, financial institutions, government agencies, etc.) participate in this event, attracted by the enormous potential of the biotechnology industry.
The BIO International Convention represents a unique opportunity for companies and institutions linked to biotechnology to obtain information of high scientific and financial value, close strategic alliances, obtain funding for their projects and get new customers.
It has also established itself as an unmissable event for countries, states and regions that want to invest in this field, as the event represents an ideal platform to publicize and promote their offer to the players in the sector in terms of economic development opportunities.
The venue of the event is rotated, varying between different cities on the East Coast and the West Coast of the U.S.
In 2021, the event was held virtually. More than 3,400 companies registered, and the number of visitors was 6,246 from 55 countries.
The event offers an extensive program that includes academic activities, networking events, company presentations, an exhibition area, seminars and conferences on new trends in biotechnology and all technological innovations, career development opportunities, etc.
One of the keys to the success of this event lies in the exceptional opportunity for companies in the partnering system that takes place during the fair, with more than 27,000 1:1 meetings in the 2021 edition (completely virtual edition due to the pandemic).
It consists of the possibility, by means of a personal password, of registering in the event’s database to close 1:1 appointment agenda with other companies or institutions (both exhibitors at the fair and non-exhibitors) that have registered in this system.