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The 2015 BIO International Convention Closes in Philadelphia—Event Sets New Record for Partnering Meetings

The 2015 BIO International Convention, where the global biotech community meets, connecting the people, companies and innovations that help to fulfill the promise of biotechnology through healing, fueling, and feeding the world, concluded today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s Convention hosted 29,279 partnering meetings, a new record for the event. Organized by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the event drew 15,858 industry leaders from 69 countries and 47 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

“This year’s BIO International Convention was a tremendous success, bringing to Philadelphia leaders in industry, government and academia from across the globe to pursue biotechnology’s potential to solve some of society’s most pressing problems,” said BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood. “From our outstanding keynote speakers, to the record number of partnering meetings, the 2015 Convention was a resounding success. This event continues to provide biotech leaders with the opportunity to showcase the best of our industry and form connections and partnerships that will drive growth in the sector for years to come.”

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