BIO Latin America 2021: coming soon! 

Access here more information about it!

BIO and Biominas Brasil invite you to join us for the industry’s must attend conference for innovation and collaboration on biotech and life sciences in Latin America.

The event brings together high-level executives, industry leaders, policy makers, entrepreneurs, academics and investors from around the globe to debate trends, navigate latest challenges, access innovative companies, conduct business meetings and discover new connection opportunities.

The conference features private, pre-arranged meetings between senior-level executives, using BIO’s state-of-the-art software, BIO One-on-One Partnering™. The format and selective nature of the conference make this the premier dedicated life sciences partnering event in Latin America and an unrivaled opportunity to meet with the leading international players in one place, at one time.

Why attend?


About the 2019 edition


The 2019 edition took place on September 3-4, Grand Hyatt Hotel, São Paulo/Brazil. The 2019 Conference’s theme was “Innovation and Business Partnering as Drivers of the Bioeconomy in Latin America”, with discussions focused on emerging biotechnologies and their potential to cure and transform healthcare, including personalized medicine, AI and machine learning, along with recent debates about biodiversity and the use of cannabis for healthcare innovation.

On a stage that covered two simultaneous panel tracks, that made it possible for participants to follow as much as they could on the 16 thematic sessions held, the discussions also included topics such as international cooperation, corporate venture for biotech and healthcare, the presentation of innovative technologies and success stories on accelerating startups in Latin America.

To explore more about each session and topic of discussion, you can take a look at the final program page, read more about the speakers profiles and also download a few presentations.


Facts and Figures about 2019



BIO One-on-One Meeting Requests








Startups Presentations




Discussions Sessions



+ Networking Receptions, meetups, and more!


Who attends

See the list of attending companies and institutions and read their testimonial about the BIO Latin America 2019.


More information

Download the 2019 report with more results and more information about this edition.

Access the photos taken at the Conference, that are also available for download.



About the hosts

BIO – Biotechnology Innovation Organization
BIO is the world’s largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers, and related organizations across the United States, and in more than 30 other countries. BIO members are involved in research and development of innovations in health, agriculture, industry and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also organizes the BIO International Convention, the largest meeting of the biotech industry in the world, as well as organizing other partnering and investment events of this industry around the globe. For more information, visit www.bio.org.

Biominas Brasil
Biominas Brasil is a private institution, founded in 1990, whose mission is to create impact business on the life sciences sector. Biominas’ activities are based on four fundamental pillars: Academy (creation of courses and modules of education/training of human resources in life sciences); Think Tank (production of report/studies on the life sciences market in Brazil); Corporate (services dedicated to large and medium companies, on the establishment of corporate innovation and programs of business relationships with startups); Innovation Builder (creation and development of promising startups). These pillars encompass a series of initiatives and services that consolidate Biominas as the most relevant institution working with innovation in life sciences in Brazil. Learn more at www.biominas.org.br.



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Save your spot for 2021!

Information about the next edition will be announced soon. Click here to join the waiting list and guarantee a special discount for your early registration!