More than 50 San Diego-Based Companies and Organizations to Exhibit at 2014 BIO International Convention

June 19, 2014 | Reply More

More than 50 San Diego-Based Companies and Organizations
to Exhibit at 2014 BIO International Convention 

Research institutions, pharmaceutical developers and digital health companies
to be featured in world’s largest biotech exhibit here June 23 to 26

SAN DIEGO, June 19, 2014 – The breadth, depth and quality of the San Diego biotech industry and related fields will be on display here June 23 through 26 during the 2014 BIO International Convention® at the San Diego Convention Center. Fifty-seven companies from the region, one of the top three biotech clusters in the country, are scheduled to introduce some 15,000 attendees to local achievements in research, drug development, venture funding, digital health, regenerative medicine, medical devices and other biotech innovations.

BIO 2014, the world’s largest biotech event, attracts the biggest names in biotech from around the world. Companies regularly introduce new technologies and discoveries. The event offers key networking and partnering opportunities and provides insights and inspiration on major trends affecting the industry. It features the Convention’s first ever Digital Health Zone – a tribute to an industry with San Diego roots. The four-day event is estimated to generate $56.3 million in economic benefits to the San Diego region.

San Diego exhibitors include:

  • EBD Group, Carlsbad, specializes in partnering programs for the global life science industry. Biotech, pharma and medical device companies have used  EBD Group’s partnering conferences, technology and services to identify business opportunities and develop strategic relationships essential to their success, including through its web-based partnering service, partneringONE®.  The company is at booth 1630, in the EBD Group Pavilion.
  • Formex LLC, San Diego, a contract development and manufacturing organization, specializes in bioavailability enhancement and controlled release technologies, such as hot melt extrusion (HME). The company’s extensive experience applying HME techniques to drug delivery has made it a recognized world-leader in formulating molecules using HME. During the convention, Formex is offering facility tours, with roundtrip transportation provided between the convention center and its facility. The company is in booth 3427.
  •  MD Revolution, La Jolla, developed the health management app RevUp! The app accounts for biometric measures, blood tests, cardiovascular abilities and other health benchmarks to create custom health plans for users. Since the product launch, more than 70 percent of users have experienced statistically significant improvements in metabolism, cardiorespiratory fitness and visceral fat reduction. MD Revolution will be exhibiting in the Digital Health Zone at booth 5839.
  • Image Ware Systems Inc. (IWS), San Diego, brings together cloud and mobile technology to offer multi-factor authentication for smartphone users and mobile clients. The company’s pillphone product is the only FDA-cleared biometric enabled enterprise mobile application that ensures medication compliance with mobile technology and patient engagement. IWS will be demonstrating this app and others in the Digital Health Zone at booth 5837.

For more information on exhibitors, registration, and schedules visit 2014 BIO International Convention. Once registered, search all attendees, sessions, events, exhibitors, partnering companies and more with myBIO.

Advance media registration is available for qualified reporters working full time for print, broadcast and web publications with valid press credentials. To register, please visit here.

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 email newsletter.” Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.

Upcoming BIO Events

BIO Latin America Conference
September 9-11, 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Livestock Biotech Summit
September 16-18, 2014
Sioux Falls, SD


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