Georgia Bio Innovation Summit-September 28

Since its beginning in 2001, the annual Georgia Bio Innovation Summit has grown into a must-attend event for Georgia’s bioscience and medical device community. The Summit provides a forum for professionals from industry, academia and government to discuss major trends and issues, including topics related to scientific research, product development, financing, business development and public policy. It is the one time each year companies and universities have the opportunity to showcase Georgia’s bioscience innovation. There are an expected approximate of 600 professionals from across Georgia, the Southeast and the nation participating in this year’s event.

The Summit also serves as the only life sciences exposition in Georgia with an exhibit hall featuring the latest research, technology and services at companies, universities and other organizations. In addition to plenary sessions featuring nationally and internationally renowned speakers, the day-long program will include subject tracks in three areas: Research & Development; Business Issues; and Entrepreneurship. The tracks will cover the span of life science sectors including biotech/pharma, medical devices, diagnostics, academic research, agricultural biotechnology, and healthcare IT.

This year’s Summit experience will highlight:

  • The theme, “Value of Innovation” with perspectives from patients, industry leaders and researchers in all sectors of biosciences and medical innovation.

  • An opening keynote presentation from Jim Greenwood, CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, will set the stage for discussions, workshops and presentations throughout the day.

  • A luncheon keynote panel featuring patients impacted by bioscience innovations promises to be an engaging and informative discussion.

  • Breakout sessions featuring research & innovation in Georgia; business issues around diversity and industry academic collaboration; entrepreneurial advice during the CEO Chats with some of Georgia’s industry leaders.

  • A Company Showcase where Georgia-based companies who are developing or have bioscience product and/or services will present their technology.

  • An exhibit hall featuring the latest research, technology and services at companies, universities and other organizations; running currently with a Scientific Poster Session and the Innovation Stage where innovative scientists will share their inventions.

  • An evening of fun at the annual Casino Night and Silent Auction, benefiting STEM education initiatives via the Georgia BioEd Institute.

To register and learn more, click here.