Top 10 Biotechnology Events in North America to Attend in 2020

Top 10 Biotechnology Events in North America to Attend in 2020

If you are interested in learning about new advancements in the biotech industry and grow your professional contacts, here is a list for you! These are the top events Galenvs Sciences Inc. recommends for you in 2020. See you there!

1 BIO International Convention

The convention will be held in San Diego, CA, USA, from June 8th to 11th, 2020, and hosted by BIO. This conference is for scientific individuals and companies coming together for the largest biotechnology event in the world to discuss the new solutions and advancements that will help grow the community and companies. Every year the BIO International Conventions have a different theme that they focus on; this year’s theme is to “Go Beyond,” the theme is to encourage the attendees to strive for their wildest dreams and to do the impossible to advance the science technologies. This event offers presentations, contests for startups, networking opportunities, exhibitions, and one-on-one partnering. Attendees can expect to have over 17,000 people from around the globe to attend, as well.

2 Biotech Showcase

The event will be handled on January 13th to 15th, 2020, in San Francisco, CA, USA, and co-produced by Demy Colton and EBD Group. This conference invites companies and individuals alike to learn and engage with new and developing technologies in the future of biotech. They offer many different opportunities to learn and grow, such as networking cocktails, workshops, panels, discussions, exhibitions, and presentations. When you register for this event, you should expect to have over 3,700 attendees, 2,200 companies, over 7,800 one-to-one meetings, 400 company presentations, over 1,000 investors, and people coming from over 50 countries. Also, to all the amenities, this event allows startups to present their company and grow their business with potential investors available to them all in one place.

3 SMBE 2020

The conference will take place in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, from June 28th to July 2nd, 2020. The Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Annual Conference is about bringing together biologists and scientists alike to discuss research and development from all over the world. This conference gives you access to over 1,000 evolutionary biologists and provides fantastic networking connections with an audience that is from a multitude of disciplines. The attendees can expect engaging scientific content, world-class speakers, presentations, and exhibitions.

4 ePharma Summit

The event will be on March 18th to 19th, 2020, in New York, New York, USA. KNect365 (soon to be Informa Connect) is the only company that hosts an event based on digital pharma dedicated to optimizing solutions to issues that will directly affect businesses, clientele, and market strategy. For 2020, they are introducing all-new content areas for case studies, discussions, and much more. The new content includes but is not limited to “digital therapeutics and practical applications currently in development,” “the advent of AI and the corresponding impact on today’s digital marketer,” and “startups currently disrupting the healthcare business and maximizing the true potential of partnerships.” In addition, this event offers over 10 hours of networking activities, such as cocktail evenings, digital experience room, scheduled intermissions, and others.

5 MedTech Conference

The conference will be held on October 5th to 7th, 2020, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. MedTech is about gathering, sharing ideas, and finding new inspiration for developing new biotech technologies that will impact our future and gaining connections. The host of this event is AdvaMed, and this event brings more than 3,300 attendees together to advance business relationships and share insights on the new research. Attendees should expect to see more than 130 companies exhibiting over 100 sessions featuring more than 300 speakers covering a varies steam of subjects, and more than 2,200 meetings. At this event, there are many chances to develop connections and offer interactive sessions with the top 50 early-stage companies from the MedTech Innovator competition.

6 BioPharm America

The event will take place in Boston, MA, USA, from September 23rd to 24th, 2020. EBD Group and KNect365 Life Sciences host this conference. BioPharm American is about driving companies and researchers alike together to learn about improving the pharma industry and creating networks to develop. Attendees’ activities include networking, one-to-one meetings, power up partneringONE, Xcelerate Keynote Series, seminars, company presentations, and an exhibition. With the networking opportunities, there will be over 4,500 global biopharma companies to connect with and a startup pitch competition. The people attending will be 40% of senior management, 34% of top management, and 26% of middle management. Some participating investors are AIG, Ascend, Atheneos Ventures, BioIdeations, Biosense, Hillman, and many others.

7 Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages Meeting

The event is hosted by Wisconsin Union and the date is on August 3rd to 7th, 2020. The location of the meeting is in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. This meeting is to discuss the new developments in molecular genetics and communications between companies. The sponsors of the conference of last year were American Society for Microbiology, Zymo Research, New England BioLabs Inc., Merck Inventing for Life, and National Diagnostics. The activities offered at this event is oral presentations, poster presentations, seminars, sessions with new biotech, exhibition, and other activities.

8 Cell & Gene Therapy Bioprocessing & Commercialization

The conference will take place from September 21st to 24th, 2020, and is located in Boston, MA, USA. KNect265 Life Sciences will host the meeting. This event is about helping connect the biotech industry to showcase the latest products and services, plus the new learning techniques. Attendees should expect to have over 50 content-driven sessions, over 250 attendees, across 14 countries represented, lots of meetings, company presentations, exhibitions, and many other activities.

9 Next Generation Protein Therapeutics & Bioconjugates Summit

The conference will be on June 22nd to 24th, 2020, and will be located in San Francisco, CA, USA. KNect365 hosts the meeting. This event is the 8th edition of this ever, and it is the “leading conferences in protein therapeutics, bioconjugation, and genome editing that will bring together research scientists, biologists, and bioengineers to discuss the latest breakthroughs, technologies, and discoveries in their fields,” (KNect365, 2019). This year the conference is expected to have over 350 attendees from over 20 countries. 44% of the attendees will likely be Senior Scientist /  Researchers, and 27% will be Directors. The activities will include one-on-one meetings with scientists, showcases, exhibitions, seminars, networking, and others.

10 BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition West

The conference will take place from March 9th to 12th, 2020, at Santa Clara, CA, USA. In addition, for the first time, BioProcess will be co-located with Cell Line Development & Engineering meeting and hosted by KNect365. The purpose of the event is to improve the efficiency, knowledge, and relationships of the attendees to push the development of the biotech industry. This year the conference’s schedule changing into a unique format, where there are eight different tracks that attendees can choose to follow based on various fields of study such as Recovery & Purification, Analytical and Quality, and others. These tracks allow people to have a unique experience and explore the seminars / presentations that fit into their field of interest. The conference is expected to have 800+ attendees, more than 75 global exhibitors, over 200 case studies / new data presentations, over 1,000 scientists, engineers, and executives.