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BIO Convention Chicago 2013 - New Connections and Stronger Relationships

May 02, 2013

Last week LifeTech Boston had several successful days in Chicago during BIO 2013 that created new opportunities, new connections, and new relationships, while building on started opportunities and old connections and relationships.
    • LifeTech Bio Convention Highlights...
      • Pitched more than 30 international and national companies on choosing Boston during a series of targeted meetings and networking events.
      • Released the annual NIH Report, showing Boston leading the nation in NIH funding for the 18th year in a row.
      • Hemarina, a French based biotechnology company announced the opening of their first US office in Boston!
      • Reconnected with Innova Biosciences from the UK to continue conversations about their plans to open a subsidiary in the Innovation District.
      • Attended several panels on a variety of topics from Neuroscience & Neurodegenerative Research to How Lab Incubators Will Save the World! Or Maybe Just Your Start-Up to a Patient's Panel.
      • The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) announced a new International Collaborative Industry Program (ICIP) to accelerate collaborative projects in late stage R&D companies that include one Massachusetts company and one company from Victoria, Australia, Wallonia, Belgium, Quebec, Canada or Alsace, France. LifeTech is looking forward to assisting in the program.
      • Raised $6000 for Science Buddies, a nonprofit that helps students enhance their knowledge in science & technology, in the BIO 5K run.
LifeTech was pleased to team up with MassBIO and MLSC again to be an integral part of TEAM Massachusetts. The team did an outstanding job showcasing Boston's life sciences clusters and the state's with press announcements, cutting edge panel discussions, networking events, and meetings. We look forward to BIO 2014 in San Diego. [gallery ids="10758,10763,10761,10760,10764,10765"]

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