B'lore Bio is now Bangalore India Bio

The three-day fair will hold a series of conferences on the sector

The three-day annual event this time will be held from June 2 to 4, 2010 at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bangalore.

Briefing reporters, State Principal Secretary IT, BT & S&T Ashok Kumar C Manoli said the event will comprise of an international exhibition, multi-track conferences, BioPartnering India, CEO Conclave, Bio-IP Zone, Poster Session et al.

The focus areas at the conferences, he said, will address bio collaborations with India, biopharmaceuticals, optimising biomanufacturing and harmonisation with global regulations.

Among the countries expected to participate include US, EU, Canada, UK, France, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Germany, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, japan, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea & UAE.

The CEO Conclave will feature a panel discussion with panelists drawn from biotech community, VCs, industry leaders etc.

The event will also see Bio-IP zone to enable leading national and international IP firms to network with biotech fraternity and address gamut of issues related to the IP.

The Poster Session — sWalkway of Discovery, Manoli said, will provide an opportunity to present innovative idea, outstanding research or a groundbreaking study that has potential to make significant impact.

It will provide a platform for young researchers and scientists from universities, R&D labs etc to connect with the best of b iotechindustry, he added.

State Vision Group on Biotechnology Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, the event, which also features Vision  2015 Leadership Series, will see captains of the industry from India and overseas, discuss the shape and status of Indian biotech will look like.

They will also provide a roadmap for India to succeed in global market, she added, stating the Agriobitech Day is being reintroduced focusing on biotechnology for food security, green biotechnology and bioenergy/biofuels.

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