Coverage and quotes from the 2016 BIO Convention in San Francisco; 2017 BIO Convention in San Diego

  • “This year’s BIO International Convention was a tremendous success, and together we challenged ourselves to imagine a better world for patients, for the environment and for society. We were thrilled to be back in San Francisco with industry, government and academia from across the globe to pursue biotechnology’s potential to solve some of the world most pressing problems,” said BIO President & CEO, Jim Greenwood. “From our outstanding keynote speakers, to the record number of partnering meetings, the 2016 Convention was a resounding success. This event continues to provide biotech leaders with the opportunity to showcase the best of our industry and form connections and partnerships that will drive growth in the sector for years to come.”

    “We were excited to host the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco this year, enabling industry leaders, government officials and others from around the world to see the contribution our great state has made in helping to heal, fuel and feed the world,” said Sara Radcliffe, President and CEO of the California Life Sciences Association (CLSA). “As the voice of California’s life sciences sector representing over 750 members up and down the state, California Life Sciences Association was honored to be a regional host and partner for the 2016 BIO Convention. We look forward to welcoming attendees back to the Golden State next year for the 2017 BIO International Convention in San Diego.”


    “We are looking forward to welcoming BIO back to California and to showcase Southern California’s vibrant biotech sector,” said Joe Panetta, President and CEO of BIOCOM. “With more than 1,100 life sciences companies and more than 80 independent and university affiliated research institutes, we offer abundant opportunities in research, development, manufacturing and commercialization.”

    Full BIO Press Release