EBD Group to Power Partnering at BIOCOM's Global Life Science Partnering Conference

Oct 22, 2010, 06:00 ET from BIOCOM

CARLSBAD and SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the global life science industry, today announced that BIOCOM has selected partneringONE® as the partnering platform for its inaugural Global Life Science Partnering Conference to be held February 22–24, 2011 at the Estancia Hotel and Spa in La Jolla, California. This conference is an exclusive global partnering and networking forum for senior executives and business development professionals of the life science industry.

Joe Panetta, of BIOCOM, commented, "The Southern California life science community is in need of a strong networking conference. As producers of the world's largest dedicated life science partnering conferences, EBD Group are proven experts in facilitating connections among organizations and individuals across entire industry value chains. By integrating EBD Group's partneringONE system into BIOCOM's Global Life Science Partnering Conference, we are giving our members a proven capability for getting partnerships started."

partneringONE is the leading conference partnering service enabling delegates to efficiently meet and do business. Combining the industry's most advanced networking software with best practice implementation, partneringONE turns any conference into a world-class partnering event and is currently the partnering engine for over 20 conferences worldwide.

"We are excited to work with BIOCOM. By using partneringONE, BIOCOM will enhance their delegates' conference experience and provide a tangible return on investment," said Carola Schropp, President of EBD Group.


BIOCOM is the largest regional life science association in the world, representing more than 550 member companies in Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the region's life science community in the development and delivery of innovative products that improve health and quality of life. This includes initiatives in capital formation, public policy, workforce development, group purchasing and member services such as networking events. For more information on BIOCOM or the Southern California biotechnology and medical device community, visit www.biocom.org.

About EBD Group

EBD Group is the leading partnering firm for the global life science industry. Since 1993, biotech, pharma and medical device companies have leveraged EBD Group's partnering conferences, technology and services to identify business opportunities and develop strategic relationships essential to their success.

EBD Group's conferences are run with the support of leading corporations and international trade associations and include:

  • BIO-Europe and BIO-Europe Spring®, the world's largest stand-alone life science partnering conferences, supported by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
  • BioPharm America™, the fastest growing partnering event in North America
  • EuroMedtech™, EBD Group's partnering event for the innovative medical technology industry
  • BioEquity Europe, the investor conference co-organized with BioCentury Publications and BIO
  • ChinaBio® Partnering Forum, the first dedicated biotech/pharma partnering conference in China, co-produced with ChinaBio® LLC
  • Biotech Showcase™, a unique forum in San Francisco for presenting to investors and business development executives, co-produced with Demy-Colton Life Science Advisors

EBD Group's sophisticated web-based partnering service, partneringONE®, is used as the partnering engine at numerous third-party events around the world.

Outside of the conference format, EBD Group's consultants provide hands-on assistance for firms seeking to in- or out-license products and technologies.

EBD Group has offices in the USA and Europe.

For more information please visit www.ebdgroup.com.