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Business Partnering in Life Sciences: 6th edition of BIO Latin America Conference connects key international players on biotech innovation

News published on: March 13, 2020

Presented by BIO and Biominas Brasil, the 6h edition of the Conference will take place on September 1-2, 2020 in São Paulo – Brazil.

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and Biominas Brasil invite you to join us for BIO Latin America 2020, the industry’s must attend Conference for life sciences and biotech innovation and collaboration in Latin America, taking place on September 1-2 at the Grand Hyatt in São Paulo, Brazil. More than 750 attendees are expected for the 6th annual event, including high-level executives, industry leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs, academics and investors from around the globe.

With a strong educational programming, partnering meetings, and innovation arena, the Conference helps companies from around the world to better understand the innovation and business potential in the region, and supports local entrepreneurs and businesses to integrate themselves in the global innovative biotech ecosystem. We believe that through this knowledge sharing and by cultivating these strong global relationships, innovators around the world will collaborate on R&D projects and develop cutting edge biotech solutions for patients.

For over two-days of Conference we will bring you a robust and dynamic program with a variety of keynotes, plenaries sessions and discussion panels containing tracks for health and biotech. The main topics of the program include the top trends and discussions focused on solutions for challenges faced by the Latin American biotech and life science sector.

In order to make sure that your valuable time is not wasted, our conference provides you with a powerful tool that allows attendees to pre-arrange private meetings to be held during the event. By using the BIO One-on-One Partnering™ System to set your agenda, you can find the right connections and stay committed to the strategy that will better meet your needs.

This is the most efficient way to do business without traveling all over the world. You will be able to build a promising relationship with the right partner for your business, and network with leading global pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals, laboratories, universities, public agencies and investment firms in one place, at one time.

The Conference will also host an Innovation Arena, which is an exhibition space that provides access to a new generation of companies and startups who anticipate the future by turning ideas into innovative solutions for patients impacted by disease, disorders or illness. It offers the exhibitors greater visibility towards conference attendees, fostering increased interaction with potential clients, suppliers, and investors. The Conference will bring over 40 exhibitors this year, including sponsors, partner institutions, companies and startups (identified as the “ones to watch”).

What you can expect at BIO Latin America 2020:

  • 750+ Attendees
  • 30+ Countries
  • 3,000+ BIO One-on-One Partnering Meeting Requests
  • 400+ Companies
  • 20+ Startups Presentations
  • 20+ Discussion Sessions
  • 40+ Exhibitors
  • + Networking receptions, meetups, and more!

We are very excited and counting on you to join us for what we hope will serve as your roadmap for doing business in the region.

Register now: the earlier you register the more you save! We also have discounted prices for groups (starting at 4 participants) and special conditions for delegations. Just let us know!

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About BIO

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

About 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