Drug Discovery & Development, Current Status and Future Prospects. A Visionary Perspective with George Scangos, Biogen CEO, Chairman-Elect of the Board of Directors of Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological, autoimmune and rare diseases. Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies and patients worldwide benefit from its leading multiple sclerosis and innovative hemophilia therapies.
The BABCNE Life Sciences Leadership Keynote Series continues a tradition of excellence by providing the audiences (from industry, business and academic background) with the opportunity to hear the experience and vision of remarkable figures who have changed the world and are shaping our life, and to have lively discussions with them. Our latest speaker was Professor Robert Langer. MIT, who spoke to a sold out crowd in March.
Susie Kitchens, HM Consul General, joined diplomats from Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Korea, Mexico, Switzerland and Japan. Each highlighted their respective country's past successes in INNOVATION, and pitched their country's current incentives to stimulating more. The presentations and discussions were followed by a networking reception where over 260 attendees could mingle and approach the diplomats for questions or 1-on-1 conversations.
"London is a vibrant, diverse and growing global city, a leading center for research and education, and a hub for tech, finance and life sciences. It has much to gain from strong links with Boston" said Susie Kitchens, British Consul General, Boston Herald, February 8, 2015.
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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) evening panel discussion took place on December 8, 2015. Click here to download the presentation and view photos of the event.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined over 250 British and international business professionals who heard presentations on the economic outlook for 2015, and attended a Social Media Workshop. A networking reception followed, with guests browsing the many exhibit tables to gather info about local organizations and government resources that support international business.
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