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The BIO 2016 Convention Brings Good News for San Francisco



BIO 2016 Convention NewsThe BIO International Convention returned to the birthplace of biotech, San Francisco, bringing together 15,937 biotech and pharma industry leaders under one roof. The Bay Area region continues to grow and advance biomedical innovation while continuing to offer programs and services to support new medical advances. 

This year’s convention boasted some very positive stats for anyone thinking about investing in biotechnology. A 40% attendance from the c-suite, nearly 25% more partnering meetings than last year and representation from 76 countries worldwide, mean that the biotechnology industry continues to thrive. Being home to UCSF’s Mission Bay and many VC funded biotech companies, San Francisco is seen as a front runner in the biotech and pharma world.

Read more: Biotechnology Innovation Organization  BIO 2016 by the Numbers & SFCED was there…

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