Canada At BIO 2020

Canada Pavilion

Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is host to the largest biotechnology convention in North America.

BIO 2020 International Convention will take place June 8-11, 2020 in San Diego, CA.

BIOTECanada coordinates the overall Canada Pavilion exhibit space on behalf of all participating provincial associations, government exhibitors and other key companies from Canada.

In keeping with BIO International Convention 2020’s theme BEYOND, the Canada Pavilion will go above and beyond to be the largest international delegation on the show floor.

Make the Canada Pavilion your home away from home and as the opportunity to showcase advancements within the Canadian biotech sector. Collaborate and forge relationships through the networking opportunities that the Pavilion presents.

View the Canada Pavilion Prospectus

Are you a small to medium sized biotech company attending BIO 2020?

BIOTECanada is pleased to offer small to medium sized biotech member companies an opportunity to save $600 USD off the Early Bird BIO Business Forum Pass or $325 USD off the Early Bird Convention Access Pass.

LIMITED NUMBER OF PASSES AVAILABLE! Be sure to contact us first to secure your discount with BIOTECanada.

All other BIOTECanada members including accelerators, incubators, global pharmaceutical companies, investors, and consultants receive a discount of $200 USD off the cost of the non-member rate for registration. Visit the Members Only Area for your code.

2020 Global Catalyst program

Are you a life science firm interested in partnering opportunities?

Are you getting ready to attend the BIO International Convention in San Diego, CA?

Than the Global Catalyst Program is for you.

This free program is designed for Canadian SMEs to learn how to maximize partnering performance by offering a workshop/webinar and a series one-on one mentoring by MNE experienced in-licencing professionals.

All elements of the program are delivered virtually and therefore accessible to all SMEs across Canada.

SME-MNE Partnering Workshop April 16th, 1-4 pm EST

The 1st program element. is the SME-MNE Partnering Workshop/Webinar on April 16th, 1-4 pm designed to provide you with a better understanding of:

  • MNE partnership expectations
  • Gain insights into how best to prepare for and initiate engagement with MNEs

Register for this webinar here

Other Program Elements

  • Part 2: BIO Partnering support with BIO One-on-One profile: Starting April 20th
  • Part 3: BIO Partnering Meeting Simulation: May 4-15th ( TBC)
  • Part 4: Post-BIO Business Development Support: Starting June 22nd

For more information or to register for parts 2 & 3 click here.

Please identify the session(s) you are interested in registering for. Space is limited so register early!

BIO Start- Up Stadium

Start-Up Stadium is a successful platform within the BIO International Convention that is designed to provide start-up companies the opportunity to engage key members of the investment community, venture philanthropy groups, and BIO attendees.

In an effort to promote the global biotech ecosystem, we are pleased to announce a new opportunity for start-up companies from outside the United States to participate in the BIO International Convention, Start -Up Stadium. There will be 10 slots in Start Up Stadium exclusively for international applicants selected by partner associations or through an existing international  biotech startup/entrepreneur event.

All participants in Start-Up Stadium must meet the following criteria:

  • Healthcare focused companies
  • Raised less than $10 million since inception
  • Previous business pitch or competition experience
  • No previous experience in BIO partnering system
  • Fewer than 20 full time employees

Application submission closes March 27, 2020. Apply to pitch.

BIO Housing

BIO has secured top hotels around San Diego Convention Center for you to choose from. Book early for the best selection and price!

BIO Registration

Registration for the world’s largest biotechnology partnering event is now open! Before you register contact us to ensure you are getting the best price! 
Register to take advantage of the lowest registration rates and begin planning your BIO 2020 experience.

To be a part of all things red & white, please contact Shaely Williams.