BIO-Europe Spring 2020

Published on 23 March 2020
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About BIO-Europe Spring

The 14th BIO-Europe Spring conference is the premier springtime partnering conference for the biotechnology industry. The annual conference attracts international decision makers from the biotech, pharma and finance sectors for three days of high-level networking. BIO-Europe Spring’s world-class workshops, panels and exhibitions, along with thousands of prescheduled one-to-one meetings, make this event an unrivalled forum for companies across the biotech value chain to meet and do business.

Based on attendance at previous events, BIO-Europe Spring 2020 will bring together over 2,500 executives from biotech, pharma and finance companies around the world, who will engage in more than 15,000 partnering meetings.

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What to expect

The BIO-Europe Spring event is expected to host more than 79 company presentations, 81 exhibitors and draw over 2,570 industry attendees for three days of high-level networking, representing more than 1,465 companies from over 55 countries.

Paris is especially attractive for start-ups and SMEs, thanks to the availability of public and private funding, access to high-quality R&D talent, and a massive marketplace employing an estimated 100,000 healthcare professionals. The city has Europe’s largest hospital network (Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Paris, AP-HP) with 39 hospitals, 8.3 million patients annually and 4,500 sponsored research projects in progress. The city is an international healthcare hub that consists of 300+ pharmaceutical companies, 200+ biotech companies and 360+ medical technology companies.

Who you will meet

BIO-Europe Spring attracts a wide range of business leaders, including senior executives of leading biotech companies, business development teams from large and mid-sized pharmaceutical companies, investors and other industry experts.

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BIO_Europe Spring 2020 attendee demographics

Partnering at BIO-Europe Spring

Partnering at the event is powered by partneringONE, the leading conference solution for helping life science delegates meet efficiently and effectively. partneringONE has the unique ability to manage the complex interactions between thousands of executives from many different companies. This sophisticated web-based partnering system enables delegates to screen potential partners, pre-arrange meetings and manage the entire conference partnering process.


BIO-Europe is produced by EBD Group, a leading partnering firm for the global biotechnology industry that enables life science companies to identify business and licensing opportunities. EBD Group is supported by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centres and related organisations across the US and 31 other nations.


Event: BIO-Europe Spring 2020
Date: 23-25 March, 2020
Location: Porte de Versailles, Hall 7, 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris, France
Hosted by: EBD Group
About: BIO-Europe Spring is the springtime counterpart to EBD Group’s flagship conference, BIO-Europe, and provides life science companies with high-level partnering opportunities. Featuring EBD Group’s sophisticated, web-based partnering system, partneringONE, the event enables delegates to identify, meet and start partnerships with companies across the life science value chain, from large biotech and pharma companies to financiers and innovative start-ups.

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