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Bioindustry Players, Decision Makers and Influencers

BIO and Biominas Brasil invite you to the BIO Latin America Conference, the industry’s must attend conference for innovation and collaboration on biotech and life sciences in Latin America. The 2019 edition took place on September 3-4, Grand Hyatt Hotel, São Paulo/Brazil. The event brought together high-level executives, industry leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs, academics and investors from around the globe to debate trends, navigate latest challenges, access innovative companies, conduct business meetings and discover new connection opportunities.

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2019 Numbers

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353
Companies
2662
Meetings requests
676
Attendees
34
Exhibitors
10
Startups Presentations
16
Discussion Sessions
28
Countries

The 2019 Partners

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Platinum Sponsor
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors
Conference Sponsors
Institutional Supporter
Official Digital Partner

Our 2019 Speakers

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The 2019 Photos

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Testimonials

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  • "I am very grateful for the invitation to participate in this important event for Latin America, it was an honor for me. I hope I have contributed to the discussion of some of the most relevant biotechnology topics for the region. It was my first BIO and I hope it is not the last! Congratulations on the organization, excellent!"
    Pablo Matar | Scientific Researcher | CONICET - Argentina
  • "It was my pleasure to be an active participant at the BIO Latin America Conference. I would like to thank (…) the whole BIO and Biominas team for organizing such a great event. I really enjoyed it. Well done! (…) I hope to see you all next year at another successful Conference."
    Grega Kumer | Head of Government Relations | IFPMA
  • "I am grateful for the invitation, as well as for the opportunity to participate and collaborate with the initiatives of Biominas and BIO, in an event of such magnitude as the BIO Latin America! (...) I congratulate you on the organization, attention to detail, zealous programming and care with the attendees. (...) The headsets make it easy to communicate in and around the auditorium. The 30-minute partnering meetings are excellent opportunities to meet interesting people and mutual synergy projects. All in all, I only have compliments!"
    Alex Liberati | Commercial Leader & Co-Founder | ALBA Sensors and Diagnostics
  • "BIO is the best Biotech conference in LATAM. The connections and meetings were awesome. We expect to be able to participate on the next BIO conference."
    Higor Falcão | CEO and Co-founder | APTAH Bioinformatica
  • "Congratulations for this great Conference. We were honored to sponsor and to be part of this great success. Count on us for next editions."
    Norton Oliveira | Senior Vice President & Head of Latin America | Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
  • “I think that it has been a great, tremendous conference. A great place to have industry, government biotech’s, private and public sector come all together to talk about the latest innovation in biotechnology and the future of medicine and healthcare. It is a very exciting conference.”
    Om Arora | LatAm Regional Head | Pfizer
  • “The event is very interesting, the methodology that is being presented in forums and debates is very rich. I believe that it proves for Brazil the capacity we have to make technically very relevant events, not only for the specialized technical public, for the industry and for those who regulate these products, but also for the citizens.”
    Renato Porto | Director | Anvisa
  • "The event provided a very cool experience for the participants because it was a mixed opportunity. I was able to participate as a listener at discussions talks and also engaged in one-on-one meetings. It was a very rich experience and we left here learning many things."
    Marco Billi | M&A and Corporate Venture | Eurofarma
  • “The event, like all the years in which I participated, has responded to expectations, bringing high-level discussions with professionals from the private industry and the public sector, both from Brazil and internationally. It has been an important public health discussion for Brazil.”
    Rodrigo Silvestre | Industrial Director | TECPAR
  • “BIO Latin America has a very important presence in which it tries to promote biotechnology not only in commercial and regulatory aspects, but also in the area of intellectual property.”
    Gabriel Di Blasi | Managing Partner | Di Blasi, Parente & Associados
  • "The edition of the conference in Latin America is important for Brazil because it brings sectors such as the pharmaceutical, agroindustry, industrial biotechnology, with specific applications of biotechnology to these economic sectors.”
    Rafael Moreira | Secretary of Innovation and New Business | Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services
  • “BIO is the largest biotechnology event in the World and the Latin American version hosted in Brazil in partnership with Biominas is very important so that we can bring to Brazil everything that is happening in biotechnology in the World.”
    Marco Fireman | Secretary of Science, Technology and Strategic Inputs | Brazilian Ministry of Health
  • "The event is a great opportunity not only to meet but to present to the stakeholders of the Brazilian innovation ecosystem, and also to understand how we as a company can offer our innovation program."
    Rodrigo Rodrigues | Innovation Manager | Janssen

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