As BIO celebrates its 25-year anniversary, the upcoming BIO International Convention June 4-7 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center will highlight the organization’s past and imagine the future. With the theme and tagline, “make history”, BIO 2018 will be remembered for its high-profile speakers, over 16,000 attendees, 1,800 exhibitors, record breaking partnering meetings, stellar education program, global pavilions and networking events.
The BUZZ off BIO is a nationwide competition recognizing some of the most exciting early stage companies in the U.S.
Congratulations to Avery Therapeutics for leading the pack and taking home the coveted Buzz of BIO honors.
2018 BUZZ OF BIO WINNER:
Avery’s novel engineered tissue platform enhances cell therapy delivery by targeting the root cause of degenerative disease. Avery’s MyCardia™ treatment for heart failure demonstrated pre-clinical functional improvements anticipated to translate to a significant improvement in quality of life.
- Nineteen educational tracks, covering all sectors of biotechnology including genome editing, opioids, digital health, oncology, personalized medicine, food and agriculture and more.
- Discussions by top thought leaders from:
- Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – Dr. Penny Heaton and Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann
- Food and Drug Administration – Dr. Scott Gottlieb
- Novartis – Dr. Jay Bradner
- Merck – Kevin Ali, Dr. Christine Brennan, Dr. Julie Gerberding and Michael Nally
- Sanofi – Dr. Heather Bell, Dr. Justin Huddleson, Dr. Adam Keeney and Stephen Meunier
- Kraft Group and New England Patriots President – Jonathan Kraft
- Engaging exhibits such as the Patient Advocacy Pavilion, Emerging Innovators Zone, Digital Health Zone, and Start-Up Stadium – a “Shark Tank”-like program where startups present to leading subject-matter experts in the industry.
BIO 2018 will play host to countless networking and partnering opportunities including receptions on Monday and Wednesday and Hospitality receptions on the exhibit floor at the end of the day on Tuesday.
Party-goers for Wednesday’s evening reception will be entertained by no other than DIANA ROSS!