WASHINGTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- For the second year in a row, Forbes magazine has published its list of the most awe-inspiring rising stars in science and healthcare, all under the age of 30. BIO’s President and CEO, Jim Greenwood will join a select group of these rising stars for a Keynote Luncheon Tuesday, April 23rd, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at the 2013 BIO International Convention. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the Convention, celebrating its 20th anniversary, will take place April 22-25, 2013 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill.
“The young minds featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list are changing the way science, innovation and healthcare are progressing,” said BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood. “I look forward to engaging with these innovators in a forward thinking conversation which promises to examine the real future of biotech.”
The rising stars participating include:
To view the complete list of the Forbes 30 Under 30 rising stars, please visit here.
Additionally, the Keynote will feature the presentation of awards for the International BioGENEius Challenge.
BIO is pleased to recognize the leadership provided by the 2013 Rising Stars of Biotech Keynote sponsors. The sponsor is Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
The Tuesday Keynote Luncheon is open to attendees who have registered as Convention Access or higher and to credentialed members of the media.
Now open, the BIO International Convention also features the industry's largest partnering event, hosting a record breaking 25,000+ partnering meetings in 2012. More than 4,000 companies participated in One-on-One Partnering meetings in the BIO Business Forum™ and in the BIO Exhibition. These efficient meetings foster the opportunity for companies to initiate business contacts in a friendly environment and schedule meetings prior to the Convention.
Advance media registration is now available for qualified reporters working full time for print, broadcast and web publications with valid press credentials. To register, please visit here.
BIO represents more than 1,100 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. BIO produces BIOtechNOW, an online portal and monthly newsletter chronicling “innovations transforming our world.” Subscribe to BIOtechNOW.
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