06/19/2012 BIO to Host 2nd Annual Teleconference on International Biotechnology Advancements
Topic: Global Collaboration: Forging New Frontiers in Biotechnology
What: The Biotechnology
Industry Organization (BIO) will host a phone briefing during
BIO International Convention that will provide a global
perspective on the latest biotechnology developments shaping
nations around the world--and creating global collaborations for
biotech advancements. What is in store for countries such as
Chile, Korea, Africa, Thailand and Turkey? What's next for the
BRIC nations? Participants will be briefed on the latest data of
Scientific American's Worldview Bio-Innovation Scorecard that
provides a country-by-country statistical and business development
assessment of innovation from developed and developing regions. In
addition, presenters will discuss the biotech innovations that are fueling
global revenue growth.
Joseph Diamond, Executive Vice President of International
Affairs of BIO, will discuss the global convergence of
biotechnology and highlight current initiatives underway by BIO.
Jeremy Abbate, Director, Global Media Publishing Director, SA
Worldview will spotlight countries that are making the biggest
advancements in biotech research, development and new, innovative
solutions that are positively impacting the global economy.
Dr. Meir Perez Pugatch - Managing Director and Founder, Pugatch
Consilium, will discuss the value of strong intellectual
property protection and the new Biotechnology Competitive Index,
which is a new addition to the Worldview Scorecard this year.
Why: Biotechnology around the world continues to grow. Modification of
government policies or international investments often spur growth
and progress, enabling countries to improve their economies while
enhancing the quality of life and health of their citizens. Which
country is leading and what regions are still developing? This
briefing will provide answers to such questions.
When: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.; Boston Convention
and Exhibition Center, conference room 151B.
Dial-in Information: Dial-in number: 866.393.9713 / +763.488.9323
Conference code: 2397399260
Event Contact: Nick Mitsis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About 2012 BIO International Convention
The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry, offering networking and partnering opportunities with policymakers, scientists, CEOs, and newsmakers. The convention also features the BIO Business Forum (One-on-One Partnering), which provides hundreds of sessions covering biotech trends, policy issues and technological innovations. For registration, conference agenda and exhibitor information, visit 2012 BIO International Convention. For current conference information, visit the BIO 2012 program.
BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO produces BIOtech Now, an online portal and monthly newsletter chronicling "innovations transforming our world." Subscribe to BIOtech Now.
SOURCE: Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)