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 thriving life science sector in the Boston region,” said Carola Schropp, President of EBD Group. “Boston is the right venue to cultivate potential partnerships based on its status as a world premier life science cluster. MassBio’s continuing efforts to support the growth of the life science cluster in Massachusetts is a strong incentive for bringing the event back to Boston.”

BioPharm America is a highly productive partnering event, and as the leading advocate for Massachusetts’ life science supercluster, MassBio hopes to continue providing value to our member community through engagement with this year’s event,” said Robert K. Coughlin, President and CEO of MassBio.

Major pharmaceutical companies are already committed to the event, with lead sponsorship from Takeda Pharmaceuticals, and other major sponsorships from AstraZeneca, Bayer HealthCare, Janssen, Merck, Novo Nordisk and Shire.

In 2011, BioPharm America had over 950 delegates from 588 companies taking part in 2,550 one-to-one partnering meetings facilitated by partneringONE®, the leading conference networking solution that combines the industry’s most advanced web-based collaboration software with best practice implementation.

About EBD Group

EBD Group is the leading partnering firm for the global life science industry. Since 1993, biotech, pharma and medical device companies have leveraged EBD Group’s partnering conferences, technology and services to identify business opportunities and develop strategic relationships essential to their success.

EBD Group’s conferences are run with the support of leading corporations and international trade associations and include:

  • BIO-Europe® and BIO-Europe Spring®, Europe’s largest life science partnering conferences, supported by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
  • BioPharm America™, the fastest growing partnering event in North America
  • Biotech Showcase™, a unique forum in San Francisco for presenting to investors and business development executives, co-produced with Demy-Colton Life Science Advisors
  • BioEquity Europe, the investor conference co-organized with BioCentury Publications and BIO
  • ChinaBio® Partnering Forum, the first dedicated biotech/pharma partnering conference in China, co-produced with ChinaBio® LLC
  • EuroMedtech™, EBD Group’s partnering event for the innovative medical technology industry
  • The Global Impact Forum™, a unique and innovative partnering conference in impact investing and venture philanthropy.

EBD Group’s sophisticated web-based partnering service, partneringONE®, is used as the partnering engine at numerous third-party events around the world, and partnering360® is the open online community of life science dealmakers that enhances partnering experiences throughout the year.

EBD Group is an Informa company. Informa is the largest publicly-owned organizer of exhibitions, conferences and training in the world.

EBD Group has offices in the USA and Europe.

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About BioPharm America 2014

BioPharm America is where biotech industry partnerships get started. Meet face-to-face with biotech and pharma executives from around the world to identify and enter strategic relationships. Equipped with partneringONE®, BioPharm America is the only event in North America based on the same reputable formula as EBD Group’s acclaimed European events BIO-Europe® and BIO-Europe Spring®.

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