BIO 2023 International Convention

The BIO 2023 International Convention will take place in Boston from Jun. 5-8, 2023. The convention’s theme, "Stand Up for Science," will recognize the true value of the breakthrough work biotech performs for society.

The convention will attract 14,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders, who will come together for one week of networking and exploring opportunities for partnerships. The program will cover a wide spectrum of life sciences and applications, including therapeutic frontiers, the business of biotech, regulatory and policy outlooks, human capital, and more.

North Carolina Pavilion

Stop by the North Carolina pavilion (exhibit booth #235) to learn about our diverse, rich life sciences ecosystem. Enter our daily drawing to win North Carolina sports memorabilia.   

In-booth Presentations

June 5, 2023 
2:00 p.m. - Karen Davison, Select CLT
Charlotte's Life Sciences Ecosystem 

June 6, 2023
1:00 p.m. -  Karen Davison, Select CLT
Charlotte's Life Sciences Ecosystem

2:00 p.m. - Garey Schoenhouse, GeneSuites
Catalyst BioCampus: Purpose-Built to Accelerate Commercialization

2:30 p.m. - Sarah Gaskill, FUJIFILM Diosynth
Community Engagement Principles: Collaboration & Shared Purpose

3:00 p.m. - Hani Houshyar, Biogen 
Health Equity and Unmet Needs in Depression 

June 7, 2023
1:00 p.m. - Stephanie Fradette, Biogen
ALS, Neurofilament, Biomarker, Unmet Needs

2:30 p.m. - Robert Boyce, Plakous Therapeutics
Overview of Plakous Therapeutics 

3:30 p.m. - Dr. Bruce Frank, DelAqua Pharmaceuticals
In Vivo Delivery of Highly Insoluble Drugs with Novel Polymeric Micelles

June 8, 2023
10:30 a.m. - Saira Ahmad, Eldec Pharmaceutical 
Eldec's Platform Approach to Treat Inflammatory/Autoimmune Diseases

11:00 a.m. - Karl Bruce Thor, Dignify Therapeutics
Restoring Dignify to the Elderly and People with Neurological Conditions

2:00 p.m. - Haiyan Fu, NeuroGT
Gene Therapy for Rare Neurogenetic Diseases

Pavilion Sponsors


Biogen logo

Biopharma Crescent     Catalyst BioCampus


Economic Development Partnership of NC

                Wake County Economic Development               UNC Innovate Carolina logo



Camp Helix logo

         Charlotte alliance logo                  CMP logo


Crescent Communities logo

         FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies     Holly Springs logo         Hub at RTP logo



North Carolina Reception

Join us for the North Carolina reception at BIO and network with NCBiotech and other life sciences leaders while enjoying delicious food and beverages. 

Jun. 6, 2023 | 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, Boston

To register for the North Carolina reception, click here. Reception registration closes on May 31, 2023.

Reception Sponsors

                      Biogen logo                              Biopharma Crescent                  


camp helix logo                    Catalyst Biocampus                     CMP logo    


Charlotte alliance logo                Economic Development Partnership of NC           FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies


          Holly Springs logo                  JE Dunn Construction                     King Street Properties

 Longfellow logo            Sanford Area Growth Alliance                   Wake County Economic Development

      Barrington James                     O'Brien Atkins                            S&ME

    Brasfield & Gorrie                              Crescent Communities

North Carolina Company Featured in Program

On Jun. 5 at 1:00 p.m., be sure to attend a panel discussion on "Tackling the Global Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance - What Will It Take?"  Joe Larsen, Ph.D., vice president of clinical development at Locus Biosciences, will be on the panel. The panel will take place in Session Room 210A.


Boston Convention Center, Boston, MA

See BIO 2023 registration page for badge fees.
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