In 2019, the BIO International Convention (BIO) was in Philadelphia, USA. The annual event connects global biotech and pharma businesses, researchers, government representatives and related organisations.
The Queensland Government has supported a Queensland mission to BIO every year since 1999, with the event attracting more than 16,000 attendees from 76 countries across the globe annually.
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BIO Australian Pavilion - Queensland exhibit
Queensland’s unique biodiversity offering creates a highly attractive and successful knowledge hub for global research and business collaborations in health, agriculture, the environment and industrial biotechnology.
Our globally competitive life sciences industry attracts the brightest research minds and entrepreneurs, a diverse group of professionals with exceptional talent who are backed by strong government investment and support.
In 2019, the powerhouse combination of Advance Queensland, Life Sciences Queensland and Trade and Investment Queensland showcased the Biotechnology ecosystem in Queensland at the exhibit.
Through our $755 million Advance Queensland initiative, we bolster the state’s industrial capability by translating research into commercial outcomes. Advance Queensland empowers our best researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators to solve global challenges, helping to translate ideas into commercial success and find new solutions to improve everyday lives.
Advance Queensland at BIO in 2019 opened the door to new partnerships between industry and researchers, while creating strategic alliances with some of the world’s biggest industry players.