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FlandersBio goes international: BIO International Convention 2017 - 19-22 June 2017, San Diego

Monday, June 19, 2017 - Thursday, June 22, 2017

FlandersBio and Flanders Investment & Trade will join forces again to facilitate the participation of Flemish companies to the BIO International Convention; the largest global event for the biotech industry - taking place from 19-22 June 2017 in San Diego, US.

FlandersBio goes international: BIO International Convention 2017 - 19-22 June 2017, San Diego

Registration for this mission is CLOSED.

The following 35 companies & organisations confirmed their participation: 2Bridge, amatsigroup Belgium, Andacon, Apitope International, argenx, Asclepia, Atoms & Art, Biocartis, Centre for Drug Design and Discovery, Clinitude, CMAST, Confo Therapeutics, De Clercq & Partners, Denys Research Consultants, DROIA, Fluidda, Galapagos, Improvementatwork, Janssen Pharmaceutica, JLINX, KU Leuven Research & Development, MyCartis, NLO, Novosanis, Ontoforce, Phara, Pharmafluidics, PMV, Prodigest, Rousselot, TiGeniX, Toxikon Europe, UGent Tech Transfer, VIB & XpandInnovation.


Main ingredients BIO Convention

Who attends the BIO Convention?

In 2016, BIO hosted 15,937 industry leaders - 49% VP/C-Level attendees. More info.

Why join FlandersBio & FIT?

About 40 Flemish companies and organisations joined us in 2016.


  1. Service Fee FlandersBio & FIT (per company):
    Companies with up to 250 employees and non profit organisations: 500€/company
    Private companies with more than 250 employees: 1000€/company (EU legislation)
  2. Service Fee Travel Agency (= optional): 80€/delegate
  3. BIO Convention Registration Package -- depends on the package you choose:
    1. Exhibition access + Business Partnering on Belgian Pavilion: Free
    2. Education & Exhibition access (= access to exhibition + lectures): 900$
    3. Convention Access (= access to exhibition + lectures + receptions): 1,550$ OR 1,200$*
    4. Convention Access & Partnering (= access to exhibition + lectures + receptions + One-on-One Partnering in BIO Business Forum): 2,800$ OR 2,200$*
  4. Hotel & Transport: variable**

* Only when we have at least 30 individual participants that choose Convention Access or Convention Access & Partnering, FlandersBio and Flanders Investment & Trade will be able to offer these reduced fees.
** You can apply for subsidies. More information can be found on the FIT website. Any questions? Please contact Yves Roekens from FIT (Phone: +32 2 504 88 20).

How to register your company or organisation?

  1. Register your company via the FIT website (deadline = 31/01/2017).
  2. OPTIONAL: book your hotel room in Westgate Hotel San Diego (password: BIO2017)
  3. Provide us with your company details for the Exhibitor Catalogue (deadline = 31/01/2017)

NOTE: we will provide you with more details about how to register your individual delegates in a later stage!

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Event details

  • Date: Monday, June 19, 2017 - Thursday, June 22, 2017
  • Location: San Francisco, US.
  •   Route Description via Google Maps
  • Language: English
  • Organiser(s): FlandersBio and Flanders Investment & Trade

More Info?

For any further information about this mission, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Jonas De Backer, Communications Coordinator at FlandersBio (Phone: +32 9 241 80 41).

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