--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO):
|WHO:||-- James C. Greenwood, BIO President & CEO|
-- Eduardo Emrich Soares, Biominas Brasil CEO & President
|-- Over 400 partnering meetings|
|-- 400 attendees|
|-- 230 participating companies|
|-- 56 company presentations|
|WHEN:||September 9-11, 2014|
|Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
BIO is the world's largest trade association representing 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 also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.
Biominas Brasil is a private institution, created in 1990, dedicated to the creation of companies and businesses in Brazil’s life sciences sector. Biominas supports national and international research projects, companies and investors, in all developmental phases through a variety of services, including Consultancy and Business Development, Business Incubation and seed capital investment. Biominas also publishes bioindustry reports and organized the BioPartnering Latin America™ event in the last four years.