Staying human in a digital world

Do you remember your first digital conference? Logging on, learning how to navigate the various platforms, and talking business over a webcam. Back then you may have thought this was just a temporary fix and that by now we would be back to enjoying face to face meetings, complementary finger foods, and exploring beautiful cities. […]

Mobilizing a Bio-Revolution

At the BIO-Europe Spring Opening Plenary “In the thick of it: Navigating beyond vaccine discovery”, Informa Pharma Intelligence’s  Eleanor Malone hosted a discussion with three leading authorities in biotech: Bayer’s Marianne De Backer, Pfizer’s Monika Vnuk, and Medicxi’s Francesco De Rubertis. View blog post

The Key to Playing Harmoniously at BIO-Europe Spring® Digital 2021

Can it really be almost a whole year since BIO-Europe Spring® 2020 went digital? In Groundhog Day, Bill Murray had become a concert pianist by this point in the film, having relived the same day several hundred times over, but wisely spending a little time each day to practice the piano, so he could successfully […]

“Sorry, I was on mute”: Tips for perfect life science partnering during upcoming digital events

The world has changed for us all due to COVID-19, and it can feel like we’ve jumped five years into the future in terms of online interactions using video-conference platforms to get things done. Companies need to adapt to survive and thrive in the new way of interacting with others, so global connections are more important than ever. This […]

Why eating seven M&Ms daily is essential for digital communications success at BIO-Europe Spring®

In light of the restaging of BIO-Europe Spring® 2020, the most important springtime life science partnering conference in Europe, from a three-day onsite event to a five-day fully digital conference, we thought you’d enjoy some pointers on optimum digital engagement. When President Obama was still in office, The New York Times ran a fascinating piece about how he managed his precious hours alone. […]

How sea turtles are essential to success in China

BIO-Europe® 2019’s panel on “The China Market” covered a lot of territory, which is appropriate for a country where sales of pharmaceutical products have doubled since 2013 to over $137bn in 2018, with 2030 predicted to be the year when sales reach 50% of the US market. Hosted by Ruediger Herrmann, partner at McDermott Will & Emery, the panel discussed the market, clinical trials, sophisticated business […]

Scius Communications supports EBD group with StartUp Slam Event at Bio-Europe 2019 in Hamburg

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Just do it. Nike showcases Barcelona’s Startup Slam winner

Been there, done that, got the T-shirt. We all know that saying. But hardly any of us can say that we have had our profiles on billboards all over town, for the new Nike football shirt for FC Barcelona, one of Europe’s top teams. But Peptomyc’s co-founders Laura Soucek and Marie-Eve Beaulieu, the Johnson & Johnson […]

Time to turn the ship: Exploring underserved therapeutic areas

“Underserved” therapeutic areas can cover a wide variety of disease. This panel saw the greatest potential in working closely with patient groups to develop new therapies for rare diseases, where there are over 7,000 but only 200 therapies. China offers a massive market to bring transformative medicines to patients, especially in cancer, where there are […]

New partnership and investment models for early-stage companies

While 2018 was a bumper year for Series A investment into biotech, there’s still a great need for new partnerships and investment models. This BIO-Europe Spring® panel, moderated by In Vivo’s executive editor Lucie Ellis, and sponsored by Lilly, looked at some of the latest approaches. The main barriers to entrepreneurs growing their companies are […]