Tag Archives: BIO

Biopeople to Meet at BIO2013: Inside the World of Biotech’s Luminaries, Titans and Brainiacs

Partnering, networking and making new friends are all top-of-the-agenda for the biopharma industry’s largest U.S. gathering. As you’re preparing to join 16,500+ of your colleagues at the 2013 BIO International Convention in Chicago, we’d like to introduce you to a…

Share

Michael’s Personal BIO 2012 Wrap-Up

Day One: The wait is over! I leap off the bus and race the other lively stepping attendees to the registration corridor, exchanging pleasantries with everyone I pass. My first-day euphoria high carries me though five sessions, over three miles…

Share

A Stifled U.S. Biotech Sector: Is it Too Late to Recover?

BOSTON ‑ Amid all of the excitement that comes with the biopharma industry’s largest annual gathering in Boston this week, I’m worried about the future. The U.S. has lost too much ground ‑ due to the obvious partisan gridlock in…

Share

Find Your Lucky Number at BIO 2012

BOSTON – The 2012 BIO International Convention may have fallen a tad short of its nadir in 2007, when BIO attendance topped more than 20,000 people from 49 U.S. states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and more than 60 countries. But…

Share

A Nightmare on BIO 2012 Exhibition Street

BOSTON ‑ After crisscrossing the exhibition hall and three Boston zip codes yesterday for my citywide BIO 2012 reception scavenger hunt and finding a belly full of German sausages, Chinese dim sum, French pastries, Japanese sake and Irish whiskey to…

Share

#BIO2012: Tips for a Wicked Good Meeting

Heading to Boston next week for the 2012 Biotechnology Industry Organization International convention? So are we. In fact, BioWorld has attended and exhibited at the annual BIO meeting for 18 years, so we know a thing or two about navigating…

Share

He Said What?!?! Best Biotech Quotes of 2011

As BioWorld Insight readers know, our “Word on the Street” column provides a sample of the most entertaining and thought-provoking quotes our staff stumbles upon each week. Some are gathered during interviews, some gleaned from analyst reports, and some overheard…

Share

Reason Free from Passion? That’s Not Biotech

SAN FRANCISCO ‑ At this week’s BIO Investor Forum in San Francisco, there was talk of how the biotech industry has squandered money, paying for infrastructure when it should have been paying only for development and continuing to fund programs…

Share

Biopharmas Should Explore Better Ways to Make and Regulate Drugs to Avoid Shortages

What’s causing drug shortages in the U.S., and is it a matter of mechanisms of control or methods of drug production? In 2010, there were shortages of 178 drugs in the U.S., a record-high level. Many drugs on the 2010…

Share

#BIO2011: Meeeeemories Light the Corners of My Mind

OK, I officially promise never to quote Barbra’s songs again . . .but, with the 2011 BIO International Convention just a mere three weeks ago – it seems like a distant memory for some of us and a blur for…

Share