Bio Innovation Conference | International Delegation
Presented by Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council, the Bio Innovation Conference is driving the future of life sciences in Maryland. This conference provides a forum for professionals from industry, academia and government to discuss trends and insight into Maryland’s burgeoning life sciences industry and topics related to funding, structuring, commercialization and government relations.
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International Delegation



The annual Maryland Life Sciences’ Bio Innovation Conference, hosted by Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council,  is partnering with the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) and the Maryland Department of Commerce  to foster deeper international trade relationships between international life science eco-systems.

The upcoming Maryland Life Sciences’ Bio Innovation Conference, held on 5-6th of October 2020, will showcasing our region’s Federal laboratories, assets and industry’s in-licensing/out-licensing opportunities, and invite international trade delegations to work closely with us to curate high quality business matching. The conference will include 8 sessions over 2 days.

The Maryland Tech Council is a statewide industry association that propels Maryland to become the number one innovation economy for life sciences and technology in the country. The Maryland Life Sciences’ Bio Innovation Conference is our region’s key industry event for the life sciences industry in Maryland, and this year, provides a global forum for life sciences professionals to exchange ideas and explore partnerships in a vibrant environment where members can connect.

International Delegation Participation

  • Australia
    • Global NSW
      • Attending Companies:
        • clinicaltrialsNSW
        • Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research
        • Inventia Life Science
        • Neuromersiv Pty Ltd
        • Northern Research
        • Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter
        • Southern Star Research
        • Throat Scope Pty Ltd (trading as Holland Healthcare)
      • Global Victoria
        • Attending Companies:
          • 360biolabs
          • Affinity Bio
          • Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
          • Cancer Trials Australia
          • Cell Therapies
          • Cosec Consulting
          • Crux Biolabs
          • Eveda
          • Exopharm
          • Hydrix
          • Molecule2market
          • Neuroscience Trials Australia
          • Nucleus Network
          • OPYL
          • Prime Accounting and Business Advisory Pty Ltd
          • Sanoosa
          • St Vincents Hospital
          • Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
        • Canada
          • Embassy of Canada
            • Attending Companies:
              • Aspect Biosystems
              • BioMedica Diagnostics Inc.
              • Fusion Genomics Corporation
              • Hemostemix Inc.
              • KisoJi Biotechnology Inc.
              • LMC Manna Research
              • Mediphage Bioceuticals
              • Rapid Novor, Inc.
              • SignalChem Biotech Inc.
              • Spiderwort, Inc.
              • STEMCELL Technologies
              • Virica Biotech
            • Japan
              • Kanagawa Prefecture
                • Attending Companies:
                  • Cyfuse Biomedical
                  • Gastec International Corporation
                  • CellFree Sciences. Co., Ltd.
                  • VENEX Co., Ltd
                  • Fasmac Co., Ltd.
                  • Elixirgen Scientific, Inc.
                  • MabGenesis Inc.
                  • Dojindo Molecular Technologies, Inc.
                  • REPROCELL
                  • SCOHIA PHARMA, Inc.
                • City of Yokohama
              • United Kingdom
                • Midlands UK
                  • Attending Companies:
                    • Aurelia Bioscience
                    • Celentyx
                    • Cobra Biologics
                    • Compandx /Intelligent Omnics
                    • Nemaura Pharma
                    • University of Birmingham
                    • Upperton

Special Opportunities


  • International trade delegations can purchase the opportunity to host a panel discussion on your region’s capability or a topic of your choosing (45 minutes panel discussion followed by 15 minutes for Q&A). Please consult with Julie Martin from the MCEDC prior to submitting your topic
  • This session can be pre-recorded if time zones are challenging
  • Early bird discount of USD $500 for delegations that register prior to 31 August 2020. Please note there are only 6 slots available and these will be available on a first come, first served basis
  • Deadline for confirmed topic, panel speaker bios and slide deck due by 5 pm EST, Friday, 18 September. Content to be provided to Emily Sumpter and Wendy Worm

International Virtual Trade Delegation at the Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference

USD $3,000

  • Virtual trade show booth for trade delegation host organization which includes:
    • two attendee passes for the host
    • eight company passes with one attendee each
    • Virtual swag bag where you can share delegate profiles, documents, videos, etc
    • Discounted early bird price of USD $125 for additional per person registrants in all instances
    • Early bird discount of $500 for delegations that register prior to August 31, 2020
    • Access to the business partnering system (same platform as the BIO International Conference)
  • Delegation mention in conference welcome video
  • Delegation mention on MCEDC international page
  • Questions should be made to Emily Sumpter and Wendy Worm

Why Attend

By attending, exhibiting or sponsoring the Bio Innovation Conference, you are helping advance your organization and the life sciences community in Maryland.

Support the Bio Innovation Conference that:

  • Connects more than 500 top researchers, business leaders, academia, venture capitalists, promising startups and industry professionals in the life sciences industry based in the region
  • Builds a stronger life sciences community in Maryland by nurturing a vibrant environment where innovation thrives
  • Facilitates networking opportunities and business development through the BIO One-on-One Partnering System and dedicated networking time
  • Provides access to advocacy, state and federal agencies, and commercial and scientific industries