Why Attend BIO?

The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. We bring together a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.  

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  1. Find endless partners, sustain projects and find funding in the BIO One-on-One Partnering System
  2. Ability to connect efficiently: Meet with 5,000+ attending companies and 1,800+ exhibiting companies  
  3. Network with 2,500 CEOs and 16,000+ attendees from 76 countries
  4. Explore solutions and meet patient groups and service providers in one of our 7 product focus zones or specialty zones. 
  5. Super Sessions and Fireside Chats exploring the latest on biotechnology's hot button issues
  6. Attend one of our 20 education tracks featuring new topics: including Opioids, One Health, Business Development
  7. Attend an array of networking events and high-end parties showcasing the best of Boston
  8. Hear the latest  in the Start-Up Stadium and don't miss hundreds of company presentations

BIO 2019

Mon 3 Jun 2019 8:00amThu 6 Jun 2019 4:45pm


Philadelphia, USA

Join us in Philadelphia, PA, June 3-6, 2019 as more than 16,000 attendees from around the globe gather for unparalleled partnering, education, networking, and to see all that tri-state area has to offer. The region's vast array of leading universities and research institutions fosters a collaborative environment.

BIO's top-notch education program covers the biotechnology and pharma industry's most relevant and timely topics - providing the know-how you need to advance your business. In each session, top thought leaders offer insights on issues essential to the industry and provide a wealth of information of strategic relevance to your business. 

Don't miss these premier sessions featuring thought leaders and executives from top biotech and pharma companies, and influential keynote speakers. 


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