BIO Asia-Taiwan 2021 moves forward in “all online” format
TAIPEI, June 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – In response to ongoing restrictions in Taiwan due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BIO Asia-Taiwan 2021 will be held as planned from July 21-25 but in a fully online format, with activities such as conference, exhibition, BIO’s individual partnership, company presentations, etc. However, the on-site exhibition will be postponed until November 4-7, 2021, still detained at TaiNEX 2, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei.
“With the ‘all online’ format, the gathering will enable the biomedical community around the world to network without borders,” said Johnsee Lee, chair of the organizing committee.
Already participants from 34 countries and regions have registered, including more than 500 manufacturers of Asia and around the world by participating in the online business showcase and presentation program. Note that the Exhibition is now extended by four additional days, now opening the July 19 and closing July 28.
Under the theme of this year’s conference “A courageous new era for biotechnology”, an exceptional program of more than 100 speakers was invited, including MIT Robert Langer; known as the “Edison of Medicine”; 2020 Nobel Laureate Michael Houghton; Graham lewis from IQVIA; and PwC Claire Amour. Topics will include cutting-edge technologies, the latest medical innovations, pandemic measures and strategies for the post-pandemic world, digital health, gene and cell therapies, as well as cooperation and investments in bio- industry.
Speaking under the theme Combating the Pandemic, Chunhuei Chi, Director of the Center for Global Health at Oregon State University; Asher Yeshaihu Salmon, from the Israeli Ministry of Health; and Dr. Li Bingying from National Taiwan University.
“During the pandemic, we continued to work with local stakeholders to help bring the national biotech industry up to international standards,” said Herbert Wu, president of the Taiwan Bio Industry Organization (Taiwan BIO), one of the organizers of BIO Asia-Taiwan 2021 with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). “BIO Asia-Taiwan 2021 will maintain this momentum and we expect the industry to not only overcome the pandemic, but emerge stronger, benefiting from a wave of international cooperation and fundraising opportunities. following the rally, “he added.
Registration for the conference is currently open, with the early bird discount ending on July 18.
SOURCE Taiwan Organic Industry Organization