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2017 BIO International Convention

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Returning to San Diego for the 4th time, BIO attracts 16,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. The event covers a wide spectrum of life science and application areas including drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy.

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Catalyst Award

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The Biocom Life Science Catalyst Awards are an annual celebration of the most inspiring and driven young academics, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders, and business advisers who are making their mark on the Southern California life science community before their 40th birthdays. Nominate yourself or someone you know by June 23rd.

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Biocom Releases 2017 Economic Impact Report

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California, with over 12,000 life science establishments, is home to several distinct regions of robust economic activity—each with a unique set of needs that must be addressed for the industry to continue to succeed.

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Biocom: Life Science Association of California

Biocom is the largest, most experienced advocate for California’s life science sector, working on behalf of more than 900 members to drive public policy, accelerate the innovation ecosystem and introduce inventive purchasing programs that expedite day-to-day business activities.

Founded in 1995 in San Diego, Biocom provides a strong public voice to the companies and organizations that fuel local economies and produce novel solutions to improve the human condition. Biocom’s skilled team works alongside industry, government, investors, academia and other stakeholders to accomplish key goals including talent development, cross-industry collaboration and a vibrant financing climate. Through its wide range of initiatives, Biocom cultivates a climate that fosters growth and productivity in all areas of the life science sector, accelerating success on a global level. 

Biocom’s core offices are located in San Diego and Los Angeles, with satellite offices in Washington, D.C. and Tokyo that focus on partnering and policy activities, and has a continuous presence in Sacramento via its staff, 501c3 foundation and contract lobbyist. Its membership benefits apply to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, genomics and diagnostics companies of all sizes, as well as to research universities and institutes, CROs, investors and service providers.

Premium members

  • Panasonic Healthcare Corporation
  • Patheon
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Althea
  • PwC
  • Biogen
  • Biomed Realty Trust
  • Biospace
  • Mentus
  • Cultura/Unisource
  • Genoptix
  • Canale Communications
  • KPMG
  • Cooley
  • Celgene
  • Fisher Scientific
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals
  • Barney & Barney
  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo
  • Merck Research Laboratories
  • Illumina, Inc.
  • Conatus Pharmaceuticals
  • Deloitte
  • DLA Piper
  • AbbVie, Inc.
  • Eli Lilly
  • Ernst & Young
  • J-Labs
  • Jones Day
  • KPBS
  • Ferring Research Institute
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Hologic
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • City National Bank
  • COI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Bayer
  • Airgas
  • Prometheus Laboratories
  • NuVasive
  • Office Depot
  • VWR International
  • Kilroy Realty Corporation
  • BioLabs
  • Nixon Peabody