SOURCE: Sachs Associates

November 13, 2007 09:39 ET

Sachs Associates to Host 7th Annual North America Forum for Investing and Partnering in Biotech

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2007) - Sachs Associates today announced that the Company will host the 7th Annual North America Forum for Investing and Partnering in Biotech, to be held on February 25-26, 2008 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston.

The purpose of the Forum is to bring together leaders of the North American and European biotech communities. The event will serve as a platform for European companies to find North American partners, and for North American investors to meet a broad base of emerging biotech companies.

Over 60 companies and 400 delegates are expected to attend the event. Sector workshops will highlight immunology, medical devices, oncology, stem cells, and therapeutics. Themes to be explored in panel discussions and presentations include big pharma and VC funding for the biotech industry, global investor trends, investing in medical devices, next generation antibody therapeutics, successful strategic alliances, and transatlantic investing (US - Europe).

Confirmed speakers include representatives of eminent investment funds and biotech organizations such as Abingworth Management, Aisling Capital, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Atlas Venture, BankInvest, CBT Advisors, Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, Domain Associates, EGS Healthcare, Exelixis, Fidelity Biosciences, Flagship Ventures, Katan Associates, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, MicroCHIPS, MPM Capital, Novartis Venture Fund, Novo A/S, Oxford BioScience Partners, Prism VentureWorks, SR One, SV Life Sciences and TVM Capital as well as representatives of the legal and media communities such as Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge and The Boston Globe.

To register for the event, or speaking opportunities, please contact Abel Jimenez Ramon at abel@sachsforum.com or +44 (0)-207-405-5579. More information on the Forum may be found at www.sachsforum.com/boston08.

About Sachs Associates

Sachs Associates is a London-based company, which organizes and produces securities and emerging markets conferences in association with major exchanges and news agencies. Sachs Associates is dedicated to the highest quality standards in conferencing and, as a result, produces only a limited number of events each year. Sachs Associates investment conferences focus on Emerging Markets, European Equities and Technology, and are held in major financial centers such as London, New York and Zurich. Sachs Associates is focused on the practical benefits accruing from conference participation, the exchange of ideas and information, and the facilitating of business transactions.

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