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Teleconference: 2013 BIO World Congress Session to Feature Focus on Investment Opportunities in Clean Tech

BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology 2013


“Global Perspectives for Project Financing in Clean Technology”


The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) 10th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will host the Clean Tech Investor Sessions featuring an investor discussion panel on Monday, June 17 at 8:30am. The panel, “Global Perspectives for Project Financing in Clean Technology,” is comprised of leading international investors, and will discuss investment opportunities and funding sources to help identify the right funding for your clean tech business.


Taite McDonald, Senior Advisor, Energy & Clean Technology Government Initiatives, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Dirk Den Ouden, Senior Manager, Kempen & Co Corporate Finance

Felipe Pereira, Sector Manager, AIB, Department of Chemical Industry, BNDES

Josko Bobanovic, Partner, Green Chemistry and Bioenergy, Sofinnova Partners

Michael Curry, Managing Partner, Investeco Capital

Neil Cameron, PhD, Investment Director, Emerald Technology Ventures

Thomas J. Erickson, Co-President and Director, First Green Partners

WHEN: Monday, June 17, 2013. 8:30 – 9:25am ET

The Palais des congrès de Montréal, Room 201 CDGH or via Teleconference information below


Reporters may access the “Clean Tech Investor Session” teleconference through an Operator Assisted Toll-Free Dial-In Number. To reserve space and receive dial-in information, please contact Colleen Lerro, Communications Manager, BIO at 202-716-2279 or


About BIO

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 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. BIO produces BIOtechNOW, an online portal and monthly newsletter chronicling “innovations transforming our world.” Subscribe to BIOtechNOW.

Upcoming BIO Events

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
June 16-19, 2013
Montreal, Canada

BIO Investor Forum
October 8-9, 2013
San Francisco, CA

BIO IPCC Conference
November 6-8, 2013
Washington, DC

BIO Convention in China
November 11-13, 2013
Beijing, China

Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy
December 8-11, 2013
San Diego, CA

BIO CEO & Investor Conference
February 10 – 11, 2014
New York, NY


Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
Colleen Lerro, 202-716-2279
Paul Winters, 202-962-9237
Twitter: @IAmBiotech

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