3,692 attendees 1,982 companies from 63 different countries. 20,833 one-to-one meetings 4,734 licensing opportunities posted 153 company presentations 105 exhibitors Bio-Europe is the largest life science partnering event. More than 3,600 high-level senior industry executives attended the conference. This year the event broke records having 20,833 one-to-one partnering meetings. Conference session also took place that covered all the key issues and topics about the industry from big data and cell and gene therapies, to mega mergers.
Icell Kealex Therapeutics got the great opportunity to present at Bio-Europe in the Startup Slam. Startup Slam is a pitching competition offering emerging entrepreneurs a chance to pitch their company at the largest partnering conference in Europe serving the global biotechnology industry. Only 15 companies are selected to have opportunity to go through and obtain 1-on-1 mentoring with Johnson & Johnson Innovation and have a presentation. Icell Kealex was selected as one of the few companies to present at the Startup Slam competition at Bio-Europe Fall 2016 in Cologne, Germany on November 8, 2016. The presentation was successful and got attention from many different types of companies like venture capitalists that expressed strong interest of collaboration, investment, service, sublicensing, clinical study collaboration, marketing and more.