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13th Annual BIO Investor Forum to Highlight IPO Success Since Passage of JOBS Act

August 20, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has opened registration for the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum, the international biotech investor conference focused on investment strategies for early stage and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event will take place October 7-8, 2014, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California (see also Biotechnology Companies).

"Investors are increasingly interested in biotechnology based on scientific breakthroughs, an improved regulatory environment and strong earnings growth from large companies. Reaching the 100th biotech IPO since passage of JOBS Act in 2012 is a testament to this positive investor outlook," said Jim Greenwood, President & CEO, BIO. "The BIO Investor Forum is the ideal venue for investors to hear from and meet with executives at the top life sciences growth companies. These conversations and connections help provide an overview of the industry and the issues affecting product innovation, capitalization and commercialization."

The 2014 BIO Investor Forum will assemble public and venture-stage growth companies, as well as top public and private equity investors, to explore investment trends and opportunities in life sciences. To view the list of previous investment community participants, please visit here.

This year's program will include plenary sessions, business roundtables, therapeutic workshops, company presentations and fireside chats featuring respected industry veterans discussing the latest trends in biotech. The BIO Investor Forum program has been listed below.

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Source: Biotech Week

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