BIO International Convention 2018 - Visitors Programme


BIO International Convention is back in Boston, June 4-7 2018, to celebrate history-making innovation. This is the only event where you can access the global biotech and pharma community via Partnering, attend 150 education sessions and network with 16,000+ attendees from 74 countries. Discover the next generation of cutting-edge products, therapies, and cures at events all week long at BIO 2018.

Plan your stay for BIO
Don’t wait too long with planning your trip, because hotels are filling up fast. You can meet HollandBIO and Health~Holland from June 5 - 7 at the Health~Holland Pavilion, Booth #2635. On Tuesday June 5 you will find the exhibition floor's best-visited happy hour during the drinks at the Health-Holland Pavilion. True to tradition, we will raffle the orange bike! But, there are plenty of other exciting possibilities to get the best out of your Boston trip. Find the overview of Dutch activities here.

June 1 - 3 Executive Training Programmes
The programme supports the activities that takes place at the partnering, investor and venture capital conferences. Each course is taught by experienced business development professionals from leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms, and experts from the fields of law and public relations. Click here for more information.

Massachusetts Biotech Ecosystem Tours
Explore one of the world’s leading biotechnology hubs in a full day of site visit tours throughout the local Massachusetts community. As the nation’s leader in the number of biotech R&D employees, Massachusetts is home to thousands of life sciences companies driving innovation. Attend one of the 10 site, lab, and incubator tours arranged by BIO and the Boston Life Sciences Community. Learn more about the full BIO programme via this link.

Monday June 4: Welcome reception
Forget your jetlag, join the Dutch for drinks in the afternoon and get this BIO started! Location TBA

Dutch Visitors Programme BIO Boston
Would you like to experience to visit relevant organisations in and around Boston? Join the Dutch Visitors Programme (June 3 – June 7) led by chairman a.i. of the Top Sector LSH Hans Schikan and gain great insights. Meet relevant partners at the BIO and the companies we visit, like research institutes, incubators and accelerators, innovation hubs and pharmaceutical companies. Start-ups joining this mission can receive a substantial discount of € 1.500,- through the SIB Voucher. To find out if you are eligible for this discount, click here (in Dutch). The Dutch Visitors Programme is open for all Dutch Life Sciences & Health organisations in the Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals sector. For more information about the programme, click here.

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