We are happy to announce that the presentations of BIO Latin America 2018 are available for download! For those who attended the 2018 edition, it is an opportunity to revisit every detail of each presentation and also access the ones that might have been missed. For those who didn’t have the chance to join us […]
The fourth edition of the BIO Latin America Conference was a great success, revealing once again its importance and impact in the life sciences sector of Latin America SÃO PAULO, SEPTEMBER 2018 – Held on September 4 and 5 in São Paulo, the BIO Latin America Conference 2018 provided participants with activities that fostered, […]
In Brazil, small businesses play a strategic role in socioeconomic growth. They are the major source of employment and account for 27% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). They represent 98% of formal companies, involving approximately 18 million small businesses, micro businesses, individual micro entrepreneurs, rural producers and craftsmen around Brazil. […]
The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) works to promote Brazilian products and services abroad, and to attract foreign investment to strategic sectors of the Brazilian economy. The Agency carries out several commercial promotion initiatives, such as commercial and prospective missions, business rounds, support to the participation of Brazilian companies in major business fairs, […]
Brazil’s vast, fertile landscape – covering 47 percent of the South American continent – is known for its biodiversity. And thanks to a favorable regulatory landscape and abundant scientific ingenuity, the country is also quickly earning a reputation as an incubator for agricultural innovation.
Brazil is a highly entrepreneurial country. According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Brasil, in 2016 for every 100 inhabitants 36 were entrepreneurs, a rate higher than many other countries Latin America and even some “developed” countries. This reflects in the biotechnology sector, as there are many startups being created with a focus on this area. […]
Large corporations have a constant challenge: being able to innovate by creating new products, services and technologies, in order to not be surpassed by their competitors and to not lose space in an increasingly dynamic and competitive market. In addition, cases where they need to develop a local ecosystem to support their growth strategy are […]
The Brazilian Senate recently approved the Senate Bill PLS 200/2015, that aims to accelerate the approval and release of clinical research in Brazil. However, the proposal that is now under consideration by the Brazilian House of Representatives has raised a lot of controversies (…)
The biotechnology area is characterized by highly innovative technologies, which demand significant investments for research and development (R&D). For that reason, it is important for public institutions to protect their innovative projects with intellectual property rights, that ensures market exclusivity for a limited period and, thus, the return on investments. (…)
The BIO International Convention is the world’s largest biotechnology event that happened between June 4-7, 2018, in Boston/US. As part of the BIO Convention program, the III Summit Brazil was promoted by Abiquifi and Apex-Brasil, and was held on Monday, June 4th.