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BioPharm America 2015 press releases
September 24, 2015 BioPharm America™ 2015 convenes over 800 global life science investors, leaders in Boston The eighth edition of BioPharm America™ 2015 life science partnering event wrapped up last week in Boston with overwhelming success. Produced by EBD Group in collaboration with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), the event brought together cutting edge biotech companies and early stage startups, with executives from global pharmaceutical companies, finance, invest... more ►
September 16, 2015 Best of Boston biotech startups win recognition at BioPharm America™ 2015 during Johnson & Johnson Innovation Startup Day competition EBD Group today announced the winners of the first annual Johnson & Johnson Innovation Biotech Startup Day competition at the eighth annual BioPharm America™ 2015 life science partnering event in Boston. The winner of the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Startup Day competition grand prize went to Proteorex Therapeutics Inc. for their innovative technology and services t... more ►
September 2, 2015 EBD Group to announce the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Startup Day competition grand prize winner at BioPharm America™ 2015 Partnering Event Leaders in life sciences to gather in Boston September 15–17 for partnering event September 2, 2015: BioPharm America™ 2015 life science partnering event will take place in Boston September 15–17 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The event will convene members of the global life science community to forge connections among startups, entrepreneurs and the drug development industry. A pitch contest for startup and young companies will take place in ... more ►
July 22, 2015 BioPharm America™ 2015 to bring industry heavy hitters and biotech disruptors to Boston September 15–17 BioPharm America™ 2015 will once again bring the most talented, innovative leaders of biotech and pharma to Boston this September 15–17 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. An increasing number of industry heavy hitters have successfully led and exited large corporations and are now investing their experience, clout and personal finances to reseed the life science ecosy ... more ►
June 9, 2015 Spotlight on Boston Business Facts The life sciences corridor in Massachusetts combines the cities of Somerville, Cambridge, Boston, Quincy and Braintree, and is home to over 450 companies within the life science industry cluster. There were USD 1,802 billion of venture investments in Massachusetts biotechs in 2014. Massachusetts has seen 30 companies go public in the last two years. Some of the largest bio... more ►
May 20, 2015 Engage and De-Risk: BioPharm America™ 2015 draws life science dealmaking ecosystem to Boston this September 15–17 EBD Group and MassBio present the eighth annual BioPharm America™ international life science partnering conference September 15–17 at Boston Marriott Copley Place in the center of Boston's historic Back Bay. The event brings executives from the life science ecosystem together to de-risk the environment inherent to biotech and engage in disruptive dealmaking. BioPharm Am... more ►
BioPharm America 2014 press releases
October 2, 2014Record number of licensing opportunities presented at BioPharm America™ 2014 International Life Science Partnering Event in Boston The seventh annual BioPharm America™ international life science partnering conference wrapped up last week, September 22–24, at Boston Marriott Copley Place in the center of Boston's historic Back Bay. The event was attended by close to 900 high-level delegates representing 511 companies from 38 countries who engaged in 2,343 one-to-one partnering meetings with 787 lice... more ►
September 22, 2014FierceBiotech's 2014 "Fierce 15" Announced Today at BioPharm America™ 2014International Life Science Partnering Event in Boston
The seventh annual BioPharm America™ international life science partnering conference kicked off today in Boston with the live announcement of the biotech's most daring characters in biopharma, the "Fierce 15," by John Carroll, Editor-in-Chief of FierceBiotech. "It's always a lot of fun to look over a new group of Fierce 15 companies," said John Carroll, Editor-in-Chief, of ... more ►
September 8, 2014BioPharm America™ 2014 leads off with Fierce 15 Announcement and Keynote Address featuring Chief Scientific Officer from Sanofi The seventh annual BioPharm America™ international life science partnering conference will kick off in a less than two weeks, September 22–24, at Boston Marriott Copley Place in the center of Boston's historic Back Bay. The highly reputable life science partnering event will draw biotech and pharma executives from around the world to identify and enter into strategic r... more ►
August 19, 2014Renewed investor appetite in biotech innovation means strong attendance expected at BioPharm America™ 2014 The seventh annual BioPharm America™ international life science partnering conference will be held September 22–24 at Boston Marriott Copley Place in the center of Boston's historic Back Bay. The event is a big draw for pharma and investors who want to access innovative new potential therapies and cures brought by international biotech companies. "Today is a great time... more ►
May 20, 2014Collaborative models and IPO window are hot topics at BioPharm America™ 2014 program The seventh annual BioPharm America™ international life science partnering conference will be held September 22–24 at Boston Marriott Copley Place in the center of Boston's historic Back Bay. The event brings together industry thought leaders and high level executives in the biopharma dealmaking arena to collaborate on and discuss relevant trends and topics. Several i... more ►
April 15, 2014BioPharm America™ 2014 returns to Boston's Copley Place and a celebration of the FierceBiotech Fierce 15 The seventh annual BioPharm America™ international life science partnering conference will be held at Boston Marriott Copley Place in the center of Boston's historic Back Bay. Produced by EBD Group in collaboration with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), the September 22–24 event will bring the global life science industry to Boston to facilitate strategic ... more ►
BioPharm America 2013 press releases
September 26, 2013BioPharm America™ 2013 in Boston renews industry optimism for dealmaking into 2014 Over 900 pharma and biotech executives gathered in Boston last week to attend the sixth annual international life science partnering event, BioPharm America™ 2013. Delegates representing 550 companies from 35 countries engaged in 2,950 one-to-one partnering meetings with over 750 licensing opportunities at BioPharm America. The yearly partnering forum is a strategic business deve... more ►
September 10, 2013Deal negotiation is top priority at BioPharm America™ 2013 in BostonOver 900 life science industry executives expected at event next week
The sixth annual international life science partnering event, BioPharm America™ 2013, kicks off next week at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA. A total of 530 companies, including innovative biotech, pharma and investors, are expected to converge upon Boston for the three-day event held September 17–19. This includes business development executives from Amgen, A... more ►
September 6, 2013Dennis Purcell on Biotech Financing in advance of BioPharm America™ BioPharm America 2013 panelist Dennis Purcell of Aisling Capital gives advice on "5 Things Biotechs Should Do to Take Advantage of The Boom" in this interview via Xconomy at http://bit.ly/13iAIzQ Dennis is participating at BioPharm America 2013 in the September 17 workshop "The perfect pitch: Do you have what it takes to win over investors?" and in the September 18 keynote "Who will be funding... more ►
August 26, 2013Get the most out of your partnering meeting at BioPharm AmericaRead these Partnering Tips from big pharma on how to have an effective partnering meeting.
TIP 1 "We don't expect the work you do to be perfect or fully comprehensive to gain our interest, however make sure whatever you do is of high quality." – Rob Wills, VP, Alliance Management, Janssen Pharmaceuticals. TIP 2 "Know your competitors and be ready to pitch your competitive advantage all the time." – Thomas Hanke, Director, Biopharmaceuticals Innovation Sourcing... more ►
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August 12, 2013The future of early stage biotech funding is topic of keynote panel at BioPharm America™ 2013 Early stage biotech partnering and source funding are the subjects of a keynote panel and are topics on the program at BioPharm America™ 2013, September 17–19 at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA. The keynote panel on Wednesday, September 18, entitled "Who will be funding early stage biotech in the future?" is moderated by well-known industry analyst Luke Timm... more ►
July 8, 2013EBD Group announces new Academic Innovators Showcase at international partnering events EBD Group, organizer of the life science industry's leading partnering events, announces the addition of an Academic Innovators Showcase at their conferences. Based on pharma's interest in increasing their access to academia, the new initiative is designed to shine a spotlight on extraordinary scientific advances with strong translational potential. The Academic Innovators Showcase will feature ... more ►
June 7, 2013BioPharm America™ 2013 program leads with plenary on drug development pipeline "The Chameleon Rubik's Cube" EBD Group's BioPharm America™ will kick off its 2013 program with an Opening Plenary entitled "Strategic R&D Planning: The Chameleon Rubik's Cube" on Tuesday, September 17. The plenary features moderator Vaughn Kailian, Managing Director of MPM Capital and includes speakers James Hoyes, President of EMD Serono; David Meeker, CEO of Genzyme; and Roger Pomerantz, Senior VP and Hea... more ►
April 18, 2013Return of BioPharm America™ 2013 to Boston will draw leading international life science dealmakers to Northeast EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the life science industry, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) announced today that BioPharm America™ 2013 will again be held in Boston September 17–19 at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA. Senior executives from big pharma are set to attend, including AstraZeneca, Bayer HealthCare,... more ►
BioPharm America 2012 press releases
September 26, 2012 BioPharm America™ 2012 in Boston remains top biotech and pharma partnering event The fifth annual international partnering conference, BioPharm America™ 2012, wrapped up last week in Boston. There were over 750 delegates representing 462 companies from 30 countries engaged in 1,846 one-to-one partnering meetings with 652 licensing opportunities, confirming BioPharm America as the premier destination for forming partnerships between emerging innovator and start-up comp... more ►
September 19, 2012
TransCelerate BioPharma launched at BioPharm America™ in Boston
Ten big pharma unite to accelerate development of new medicines
The fifth annual BioPharm America™ conference kicked off in Boston, MA, today with the announcement of TransCelerate BioPharma, a new non-profit organization to focused on accelerating the development of new medicines. TransCelerate's founding members are Abbott, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly and Company, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, ... more ►
September 19, 2012 2012 "Fierce 15"—the best and brightest in biotech—announced today at BioPharm America™ in Boston This year's announcement of the best and brightest emerging biotech companies took place at BioPharm America™ in Boston today. The Fierce 15 is a much anticipated who's who list of annual awardees created by FierceBiotech recognizing the 15 most promising private biotech companies in the world. The 2012 winners are AC Immune SA, Alkeus Pharmaceuticals, Angiochem, Aragon Pharmaceuticals,... more ►
September 10, 2012 BioPharm America™ 2012 program features industry's biggest names providing insight on doing better deals The robust program at BioPharm America™ this year will feature executives from big pharma including Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer HealthCare, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Merck, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Sanofi, Shire, and Takeda. The event, organized by EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the life science industry, will...more ►
August 22, 2012 SciBX Innovation in Drug Discovery & Development Summit at BioPharm America™ 2012 to result in white paper "Roadmap" BioPharm America™ to be held September 19–21, 2012 at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, MA, will host the first SciBX Innovation in Drug Discovery & Development Summit in partnership with Nature Publishing Group and BioCentury Publications Inc. The focus of the SciBX Summit will be the development of a white paper "Roadmap" on Macrocycles and Constrained Peptides-Challenge...more ►
August 8, 2012 FierceBiotech will announce 2012 "Fierce 15" at BioPharm America™ in September FierceBiotech, the premier news source for the latest about biotech industry leaders, emerging biotech companies, FDA decisions, VC deals, and other biotech industry news, will again announce the "Fierce 15" winners at BioPharm America™ to be held September 19–21, 2012 in Boston, MA. EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the life science industry, will hold the annual e...more ►
July 31, 2012BioPharm America™ 2012 program is full-to-brimming with top life science CEOs BioPharm America™, to be held September 19–21, 2012 in Boston, MA has an unprecedented program line-up featuring top CEOs for what will be the most influential US life science partnering event of 2012. EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the life science industry, will hold the annual event at the Westin Boston Waterfront in collaboration with the Massachusetts Biotechnology ...more ►
July 11, 2012 BioPharm America™ 2012 program to feature first SciBX: Science-Business eXchange Innovation in BioPharma Summit This year, EBD Group's BioPharm America™ will partner with Nature Publishing Group and BioCentury Publications Inc. to host the first SciBX: Science-Business eXchange Innovation in Biopharma Summit. EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the life science industry, will hold its fifth annual BioPharm America™ event September 19–21, 2012 in Boston, MA, at the Westin ...more ►
April 23, 2012 BioPharm America™ 2012 capitalizes on thriving life science players in Boston EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the life science industry, will hold the fifth annual BioPharm America™ September 19–21, 2012 in Boston, MA, at the Westin Boston Waterfront in collaboration with the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio). Major pharmaceutical companies are confirmed to attend. "MassBio is a strategic partner in bringing BioPharm America to the th...more ►
BioPharm America 2011 press releases
September 14, 2011 Productive partnering, new features showcased at BioPharm America™ 2011 Boston was again the center of life science dealmaking activity as BioPharm America™ 2011 convened Sept 7–9 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. Nearly 1,000 participants came from 34 countries, represented 588 companies, and engaged in more than 2,500 one-to-one meetings to discuss partnering opportunities and other potential collaborations. "BioPharm America continues to... more ►
August 25, 2011 FierceBiotech's 2011 "Fierce 15" winners to be showcased at BioPharm America™ FierceBiotech, the biotech industry's daily monitor, today announced that its 2011 "Fierce 15" winners will be showcased at BioPharm America™, being held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel on September 7–9. The Fierce 15 is the hotly anticipated annual award that recognizes the 15 most promising private biotech companies in the world. "Having FierceBiotech recog... more ►
August 19, 2011 Plenary Sessions and Speakers Announced for BioPharm America™ 2011 in Boston EBD Group and MassBio today announced the plenary sessions program for BioPharm America™ 2011, being held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, September 7–9. After the event's keynote address, top life science executives will lead facilitated panel discussions with audience participation, delivering their insights on crucial issues facing the industry and further enhancing one o... more ►
July 29, 2011 BioPharm America™ brings the world's largest pharma companies to Boston Organized by EBD Group, BioPharm America™ 2011, to be held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel September 7–9, is poised to be one of the most productive biotech partnering conferences of the year. The event will play host to the largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the world, including Abbott, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Genentech, Gilead, GlaxoSm... more ►
July 7, 2011 Shire CEO Angus Russell to Deliver Keynote Address at Fourth Annual BioPharm America™ Partnering Conference EBD Group and MassBio today announced that Angus Russell, CEO of Shire, will be the keynote speaker at BioPharm America™, being held in Boston at the Westin Waterfront, September 7–9, 2011. With more than 1,000 dealmakers expected, the 2011 edition of BioPharm America promises to be one of the most productive partnering events of the year for the biotech industry. "Partnering is... more ►
April 28, 2011 EBD Group and MassBio bring BioPharm America™ back to Boston EBD Group and MassBio today announced a continued collaboration that will bring one of the largest and most productive partnering events in North America back to Boston this fall. BioPharm America™—which drew more than 900 people to Boston in 2010—will be held September 7–9, 2011 at the Westin Waterfront. BioPharm America continues its growth as the unrivaled... more ►
BioPharm America 2010 press releases
September 08, 2010 EBD Group helps Liberia develop one stitch at-a-time For the 2010 BioPharm America™ conference in Boston, EBD Group is announcing its support of the Women’s Sewing Cooperative (co-op), a community organization of Robertsport, Liberia. The women of the co-op have created 1,000 colorful hand-made conference bags that BioPharm America delegates will use at the conference, held at the Marriott Boston Copley Place, September 15–17. Through these bags EBD Group is supporting an organization whose goal it is to foster the entrepreneurial spirit by providing jobs and vocational training to local Liberian women of Robertsport. more ►
August 23, 2010 Top biomedical industry leaders gather for BioPharm America™ conference to discuss key strategies to build strong partnerships EBD Group today announced additional program highlights that will be featured at the BioPharm America™ partnering conference, to be held September 15–17, 2010 at the Marriott Boston Copley Place. Each session features top industry leaders from across the globe who discuss and share their insight on growing trends and key strategies for building strong partnerships. Now in its third year, BioPharm America has grown to become a central hub for US and international life science firms to develop the partnerships that lead to tomorrow’s medical innovations. more ►
July 20, 2010
BioPharm America™ unveils program for intelligent and productive biotech business development
Boston becomes the center of business development worldwide for biotechnology and pharmaceutical executives during three days in September at BioPharm America™. To be held September 15–17, 2010 at the Marriott Boston Copley Place, BioPharm America is expected to draw the active participation of the large Massachusetts-based life science community, as well as a strong contingent of out of state and international firms.
April 15, 2010
EBD Group and MassBio forge alliance to change the face of biotech partnering in North America
EBD Group and MassBio today announced the formation of an alliance that creates the foundation for one of the largest and most productive partnering events in North America. Under this agreement, MassBio will fold its premier partnering conference, the MassBio Investors Forum, into EBD Group’s BioPharm America™ 2010 conference, to be held September 15–17 at the Marriott Boston Copley Place.
BioPharm America 2009 press releases
August 18, 2009
BioPharm America™ unveils preliminary program highlights
EBD Group today announced that the second annual BioPharm America™ partnering event, September 16–18 at the San Francisco Marriott, will host some of the biggest names in biotech business who will tackle many of the key issues on the minds of industry executives around the world.
July 28 , 2009
San Francisco welcomes BioPharm America™ and ChinaBio® Day
Leaders from the city of San Francisco and luminaries from both the California and the international biotech and pharmaceutical industry today officially welcomed the BioPharm America™ 2009 and ChinaBio® Day conferences. To be held at the San Francisco Marriott, from September 15–18, 2009, the events will bring together decision makers from all sectors of the international bio-pharmaceutical industry for three days of high level networking and dealmaking.
May 6, 2009
BioPharm America™ 2009 gains wide support of venture capital community
EBD Group today announced that many of the world’s leading life science venture capital (VC) firms will participate in the North American partnering conference, BioPharm America™ 2009, taking place at the San Francisco Marriott, September 16–18.
BioPharm America 2008 press releases
Sep 16, 2008
BioPharm America™ Partnering Conference Introduces the Power of Productive Partnering to U.S. Biotech Market
Leaders from the international biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries gathered last week for the first annual BioPharm America™ partnering conference.
Sep 10, 2008
The Inaugural BioPharm America™ Partnering Conference Kicks Off in Atlanta
The inaugural BioPharm America™ partnering conference yesterday opened its doors to an enthusiastic crowd of close to 400 biotechnology deal-makers at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
Aug 19, 2008
BioPharm America™ Announces Additional Conference Program Highlights
In the final weeks to the start of BioPharm America™, September 9-10, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Atlanta, GA, EBD Group today announced new program highlights covering a wide selection of important industry topics.
Jul 24, 2008
BioPharm America™ Unveils Conference Program
First Stand-Alone Partnering Conference Held in the USA to Attract the Biggest Names in Global Biotech for Two Days of Intense Networking
Jun 25, 2008
BioPharm America™ Features Top Industry Decision-Makers in Life Science Partnering
Navigating a shifting landscape of bio-pharma deal making will be the focus for discussions among licensing and business development executives from...