Boston Medical Research & Pharmaceuticals

Victorian Government, through Trade Victoria, will be leading a Medical Research and Pharmaceuticals trade mission to join BIO 2018 in Boston from Tuesday 29 May to Friday 8 June 2018.

Delegates will be introduced to leaders and researchers from the Boston and Cambridge Big Bio and Pharma companies, as well as representatives from some of Boston’s leading venture capital firms.

Trade Victoria will introduce Victoria’s capabilities in biotech, facilitate introductions, meetings, networking events and organise the on-ground logistics, including road transport and hotels.

Trade mission details

What companies should attend?
Medical researchers with novel programs and assets or technologies, and pharmaceutical companies and research organisations wishing to connect with the Boston Biotech Community are encouraged to apply.

Why should you attend?
You'll be introduced to key players within Boston's biotech sector, which will provide opportunities to develop relationships. You'll gain a deeper understanding of the Boston Biotech Ecosystem, and investment and trade introductions will help lay the foundation for potential transaction.

BIO 2017 saw a record breaking attendance of 16,123 participants from 74 countries, and more than 100 international and domestic public officials.

What's included?
Victorian Government will organise two networking events in Boston, on-ground transportation to site visits, group meetings during the mission, and introductions to key players in the market.

What's not included?
Victorian Government will not pay for airfares, accommodation, meals outside of official activities, and conference registrations fees.

Eligibility, terms and conditions
Applications will be subject to an approval process and participation will be at the discretion of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR).

Read the terms and conditions for participation in the Victorian Government's trade mission program.

Key dates

Wednesday 28 March 2018: expressions of interest close
Pre-mission briefing: to be confirmed
Mission dates: Tuesday 29 May to Friday 8 June 2018


For further information, contact:

Libby O'Connor: Senior Trade Manager, Health, Services - Health, Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals
Office: (03) 9651 9228. Mobile: 0458 317 222