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BIO Digital 2020

June 08 - 12, 2020

Digital Event

For 2020, the BIO International Convention will transition to a new, virtual event format, BIO Digital. This virtual gathering of the global biotech industry provides access to key partners via BIO One-on-One Partnering, educational resources to help drive your business, and the insights you need to continue critical research and development. 

We may not be able to gather in person, but nothing stops innovation.

The 22nd Annual LifeSciences BC Awards

September 10, 2020

Vancouver, BC

The 22nd Annual LifeSciences BC Awards is an opportunity to celebrate our community’s many achievements, small wins and big victories, with our peers, family and friends. This is our moment to recognize and honour the efforts of all those who have invested their lives’ work in mastering successful health outcomes.

 

The 22nd Annual LifeSciences BC Award Winners: 

Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence – Dr. Aly Karsan
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research – Aubrey J. Tingle Prize – Dr. Poul Sorensen
Milton Wong Award for Leadership – Nancy Harrison
Medical/Digital Technology Company of the Year – Canary Medical Inc.
Deal of the Year – Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Strategic Life Sciences Partner of the Year – adMare BioInnovations Inc.
Emerging Life Sciences Company of the Year – Chinook Therapeutics Inc.
Dr. Don Rix Award for Lifetime Achievement – John Babcook

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38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2020

January 13 - 16, 2020

San Francisco, CA

The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is the largest and most informative healthcare investment symposium in the industry, bringing together industry leaders, emerging fast-growth companies, innovative technology creators, and members of the investment community.

What is today known as the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference began in 1983 and was hosted by Hambrecht & Quist (H&Q). H&Q was acquired by Chase in 2000 and a year later Chase was acquired by J.P. Morgan. At its infancy, the conference featured just 20 companies, had about 200 attendees and focused on the biotech industry.

Today, while it is still at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference brings thousands of investors from around the world together. The hundreds of companies presenting run the gamut, from start-ups to those with more than $300 billion in market cap, and encompass the entire global healthcare landscape, including pharmaceutical firms, healthcare service providers, profit and not-for-profits, and medical device companies.

The 5th Annual LifeSciences BC Access to Innovation

February 05, 2020

Vancouver, BC

This year’s theme is “Innovation Adoption – Accelerating Patient Outcomes”. Stakeholders include: Academia, Health Institutions, Government, Centres of Innovation, SMEs, Multi-national Corporations, Investors and Payers.

Bio-Europe Spring 2020

March 23 - 27, 2020

Delivered Digitally

The highly successful fourteenth annual BIO-Europe Spring® international partnering conference was a fully digital event in the midst of the worldwide travel restrictions due to the global health emergency. In just 16 days, EBD Group transformed what would have been a Paris conference to a digital solution. 

past events

The Seattle Cancer Summit

March 05, 2018

Seattle, WA

Follow the news and you know: Scientists are more than just chipping away at cancer. They are kicking down the barricades. Cell therapies are, at long last, delivering lasting remissions in a few indications. Small molecules and antibodies with new mechanisms of action – sometimes in clever combination – are raising the bar, making cancer more of a chronic and tolerable disease. Underlying information on gene mutations, dysregulated protein networks and the tumor microenvironment provide a vivid glimpse of malignancy at the molecular level, and a wellspring for new therapeutic ideas. Much of this progress is occurring here on the West Coast. Hear from the leaders in Big Biotech, venture capital, and emerging startups at The Seattle Cancer Summit, March 5 and at The Boston Cancer Summit, March 7. All proceeds go to the Mt. Everest Climb to Fight Cancer campaign at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

The Boston Cancer Summit

March 07, 2018

Cambridge, MA

Follow the news and you know: Scientists are more than just chipping away at cancer. They are kicking down the barricades. Cell therapies are, at long last, delivering lasting remissions in a few indications. Small molecules and antibodies with new mechanisms of action – sometimes in clever combination – are raising the bar, making cancer more of a chronic and tolerable disease. Underlying information on gene mutations, dysregulated protein networks and the tumor microenvironment provide a vivid glimpse of malignancy at the molecular level, and a wellspring for new therapeutic ideas. Much of this progress is occurring here on the West Coast. Hear from the leaders in Big Biotech, venture capital, and emerging startups at The Seattle Cancer Summit, March 5 and at The Boston Cancer Summit, March 7. All proceeds go to the Mt. Everest Climb to Fight Cancer campaign at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Bloom Burton Award Gala 2019

September 26, 2019

Toronto, ON

Bestowed annually, the Bloom Burton Award honours an individual scientist, inventor, executive, entrepreneur, industry leader, or policy maker who made the greatest contribution to Canada’s innovative healthcare industry in the previous year.

SynBioBeta 2019

October 01 - 03, 2019

San Francisco, CA

Join SynBioBeta 2019 on October 1-3 in San Francisco to see how synthetic biology is disrupting consumer products, food, agriculture, medicine, chemicals, materials, and more.

Prix Galien USA 2019

October 24, 2019

New York, NY

The Prix Galien Award recognizes outstanding achievements in improving the global human condition through the development of innovative drugs and other treatments. The Prix Galien was created in 1970 in honor of Galen, the father of medical science and modern pharmacology. Worldwide, the Prix Galien is regarded as the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in biopharmaceutical research.

The Prix Galien USA Awards Ceremony launched in 2007 and the Awards Ceremony and Dinner is held annually at the New York City Museum of Natural History following the Galien Forum. In recognition of the development and discovery of products that improve the human condition, a committee of highly accomplished scientific leaders, inclusive of four Nobel Laureates, recognized winners in three categories: “Best Pharmaceutical Product,” “Best Biotechnology Product,” and “Best Medical Technology.”

BIO-EUROPE 2019

November 11 - 13, 2019

Hamburg, Germany

As Europe’s largest life science partnering conference, BIO-Europe offers countless opportunities to engage with global life science partners. Empower yourself with knowledge from key biotech and pharma leaders who will discuss the latest industry trends in workshops and panels.

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