2016 BIO International Convention
BIO Returns to San Francisco in 2016
June 6-9, 2016 | Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
The BIO International Convention returns to the birthplace of biotech, San Francisco, California for 2016! The Bay Area region continues to grow and advance biomedical innovation while continuing to offer programs and services to support new medical advances. Join the global biotech community in San Francisco and see how the everyday becomes extraordinary at BIO 2016!
The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts over 15,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking and partnering meetings to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. We offer unparalleled partnering opportunities, an outstanding education program, an expansive exhibition floor, and exclusive networking events where you'll access over 2,500 CEO's from leading biotech companies.
CANADA @ BIO 2016
Displaying the diversity of Canada's biotech industry in front of provincial politicians and delegations encouraging regional pride while highlighting the true engine of the industry's future. The presenting companies represent the forefront of game changing biotech.
When: Tuesday, June 7th @ 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Five companies from mid to east Canada and five companies from mid to west Canada will present their company/therapy on the Canadian stage (Booth # 5944) to a judging panel of key life science investors. Presentations will be 5-7 minutes in length, no slides. There will be a question period following each presentation to allow the panel of judges to ask any questions they may have.
The Coast to Coast Winner will be announced Tuesday, June 7th @ 5:00 PM.
The prize is a coveted presentation spot during the BIOTECanada Investor Summit held in Whistler, BC, in February 2017. If you are interested in presenting as part of the Coast to Coast competition, please submit a one page summary of your company no later than April 30, 2016.
Please contact Julie Mair (613-230-5585 ext. 222) for further information.
Access2BIO Funding is Available for SMEs to Attend BIO 2016
BioAlberta has partnered with AITF, AIHS and the TEC Edmonton Health Accelerator to help Alberta Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) attend the BIO International Convention 2016 (BIO) in San Francisco (June 6-9, 2016). Funding of up to $8,000 per company is available for up to three Alberta based SMEs to attend BIO through AITF’s Micro-Voucher program.