Stay tuned for the 2021 edition!


The next BIO Latin America Conference will take place on the 2nd semester of 2021. More information coming soon!

BIO and Biominas Brasil invite you to join us for the industry’s must attend conference for innovation and collaboration on biotech and life sciences in Latin America.


The event brings together high-level executives, industry leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs, academics and investors from around the globe to debate trends, navigate latest challenges, access innovative companies, conduct business meetings and discover new connection opportunities.

The conference features private, pre-arranged meetings between senior-level executives, using BIO’s state-of-the-art software, BIO One-on-One Partnering™. The format and selective nature of the conference make this the premier dedicated life sciences partnering event in Latin America and an unrivaled opportunity to meet with the leading international players in one place, at one time.


Why attend?


2021 Expected Numbers



BIO One-on-One Meeting Requests








Startups Presentations




Discussions Sessions



+ Innumerable & Invaluable Ideas Generated, Coffee Drunk and Business Cards Exchanged!



Who attends


About the 2019 edition


The 2019 Conference’s theme was “Innovation and Business Partnering as Drivers of the Bioeconomy in Latin America”, with discussions focused on emerging biotechnologies and their potential to cure and transform healthcare, including personalized medicine, AI and machine learning, along with recent debates about biodiversity and the use of cannabis for healthcare innovation.

On a stage that covered two simultaneous panel tracks, that made it possible for participants to follow as much as they could on the 16 thematic sessions held, the discussions also included topics such as international cooperation, corporate venture for biotech and healthcare, the presentation of innovative technologies and success stories on accelerating startups in Latin America.

Here are the results of BIO Latin America 2019:

  • 353 Companies
  • 2.662 BIO One-on-One Partnering Meetings Requests
  • 676 Attendees
  • 34 Exhibitors
  • 28 Countries
  • 10 Startups Presentations and 16 Discussions Sessions


More information about the 2019 edition


Explore the 2019 program, where you can see each session and topic of discussion, you can also take a look at the 2019 speakers profiles and download the 2019 presentations.


Download the 2019 report with the results and more information about this edition.

See the 2019 list of attending companies and institutions and read their testimonial about the Conference.


Access the photos taken at the Conference, that are also available for download.


About the hosts

BIO – Biotechnology Innovation Organization
BIO is the world’s largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers, and related organizations across the United States, and in more than 30 other countries. BIO members are involved in research and development of innovations in health, agriculture, industry and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also organizes the BIO International Convention, the largest meeting of the biotech industry in the world, as well as organizing other partnering and investment events of this industry around the globe. For more information, visit

Biominas Brasil
Biominas Brasil is a private institution, founded in 1990, whose mission is to connect people in order to build successful businesses and create innovation environments in bio fields.
Biominas’ activities are based on 4 fundamental pillars: Academy (platform of educational courses and training in innovation and entrepreneurship); Think Tank (report/studies on the life sciences market in Brazil); Corporate (services to large and medium-sized companies in planning and operation of innovation programs and initiatives); Innovation Builder (creation and development of promising startups). These pillars encompass a series of initiatives and services that consolidate Biominas as the most relevant institution working with innovation in bio in Brazil. Learn more at



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