Battelle and Biotechnology Industry Organization to Unveil State Initiative Report at 2010 BIO International Convention

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Media Advisory

WHAT: Release of the Battelle/BIO State Initiatives 2010 Report 

  • Updated data on national, state and metropolitan bioscience employment and growth trends as well as information on state bioscience policies and programs.
  • State profiles containing data on bioscience employment, R&D, clinical trials, venture capital investments and patents.
  • Battelle and BIO representatives will be available immediately following the event. For media inquiries and/or interviews, please contact Karrie Hawbaker at 443-762-6858 or  

WHO: The event will feature the following speakers:

  • Patrick Kelly, Vice President for State Government Relations, BIO – Welcome Remarks and Introduction
  • Matthew Summy, President & CEO, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition – Welcome to Illinois/Value of Bioscience Innovation
  • Vicki Loise, Executive Director, Association of University Technology Managers – Value of University/Industry Interactions to Advance the Industry in the United States
  • Mitchell Horowitz, Vice President and Managing Director, Battelle Technology Partnership Practice – Highlights of Battelle/BIO State Initiatives Report

WHEN: Monday, May 3, 2010, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. CST

Listen live via Webcast:

Dial-in number: 866-393-9713, conference code: 203-735-9634

S403B, South Bldg., Level 4
McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill.
BIO International Convention

About BIO
BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.