BioPartnering North America

BioPartnering North America

January 06, 2005 07:45 ET

Powerful Internet Tool is Key Feature of Biopartnering North America; biopartnering.com Allows Delegates to Fully Utilize their Attendance at BPN


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FOR: BIOPARTNERING NORTH AMERICA

JANUARY 6, 2005 - 07:45 ET

Powerful Internet Tool is Key Feature of Biopartnering
North America; biopartnering.com Allows Delegates to
Fully Utilize their Attendance at BPN

SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 6, 2005) - Delegates at this
year's BioPartnering North America (BPN, www.techvision.com/bpn/) are
able to benefit from access to biopartnering.com. Access to this unique
and powerful internet tool is available free of charge to everyone
registered for the conference and allows the proactive delegate to
prepare for BPN long before arriving in Vancouver. Delegates are able to
access the password protected area of the site to research partnering
opportunities through keyword searches of detailed profiles on all
companies, contact other delegates, arrange private meetings, reserve
meeting rooms and stay informed of additions to the program.

Dr. Modestus Obochi from QLT Inc. commenting on biopartnering.com said,
"biopartnering.com helps us to actually find the companies we are
looking for, what they have, arrange meetings and meet with them. I wish
all partnering conferences would adopt this website."

biopartnering.com is an evolutionary internet product, which showcases
the companies and the people driving global bioscience business
development in Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific and the rest of the
world. Members of biopartnering.com have direct access to independent
bioscience business intelligence on a single website.

This dynamic web-based product offers a variety of valuable functions,
which delegates may customise according to their personal needs.
Comprised of individual modules designed to perform specific tasks, the
biopartnering.com system functions as an integrated global information
and business development resource. To take a tour of biopartnering.com,
visit: www.biopartnering.com/tour/index.htm. To become a part of
biopartnering.com, you must register for the BPN conference.

Commenting on the evolution of biopartnering.com, Dr. Robert Lee
Kilpatrick, Partner at Technology Vision Group LLC, explained
"biopartnering.com offers a state of the art multimedia solution to
lifescience business executives in search of partnerships and sources of
capital. In 2OO5, TVG will introduce new features designed to provide a
higher level of service to our customers."

BPN will also feature all the hallmarks of previous BioPartnering
conferences, with the Open House Presentations, Emerging Company
Presentations, the BioPartnering Leadership Series, Sponsor Workshops
and numerous networking opportunities.

BPN will take place in Vancouver, B.C., Canada at the Westin Bayshore
Resort & Marina on February 6-8, 2005. Full conference details are
available online at www.techvision.com/bpn/.

Conference Producer:

Technology Vision Group LLC

Conference Hosts:

BC Biotech, BIOTECanada, BioAlberta

Conference Sponsors:

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc., AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH,
BC Innovation Council, BioWa Inc., Bristol-Myer Squibb Company, Burrill
& Company, Cooley Godward LLP, Dorsey & Whitney, Farris, Genome British
Columbia, Gowlings, JPMorgan Partners, Leading Edge British Columbia,
Merck, Morrison & Foerster, Novartis, Pfizer, PricewaterhouseCoopers
LLP, QLT Inc., RBC Financial Group, Roche, Seed I.P. Law Group PLLC,
Simon Fraser University, UK Science & Technology Network, UBC University
- Industry Liaison Office & Sauder School of Business, Vancouver
Economic Development Commission, and Western Economic Diversification
Canada.

Conference Supporters:

Biotechnology Focus, BioWorld Today, CCNMatthews, Contact Canada®, De
Facto Communications plc, International Trade Canada, and U.S.
Commercial Service.

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