BIO Deutschland Attends the 25th JPMorgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco
BIO Deutschland was represented at the 25th JPMorgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco by Dr Viola Bronsema. The event, which was held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel from 8 – 11 January 2007, attracted some 7000 invited guests and the same amount again of guests from satellite events organised by other banks in nearby hotels. The main aim of the international event was to share information on the latest trade figures, plans and developments in the sector. There were over 300 company presentations by high-ranking company representatives (20%), fund managers (80%) and by management and IR consultants. The event was dominated by listed US companies from the fields of pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, services and biotechnology. Among the German biotech companies attending the event, listed companies were the most strongly represented. Staff from Qiagen and Fresenius gave presentations about their companies in the plenary session.