This week is an exciting one for biotech in Beantown as Boston hosts the 25th Annual BIO International Convention, opening today at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. With such a concentration of established biotechs and startups, the Hub is truly the epicenter of drug development innovation. From scientific labs, research centers and world-class universities to venture capital funding and a robust incubator community, the local biotech ecosystem finds itself on a hockey stick trajectory.
So what’s driving all this momentum? Take these for starters:
Just as Boston is playing host to BIO this week, biology itself is playing host to a medical revolution that is truly defining an industry in this region. But make no mistake: it’s a high-risk, high-reward pursuit in a market riddled with uncertainty and one that sees more failure than success.
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Whether you’re a marketer inside an established brand or a promising upstart, the pressure to capitalize on this inflection point in biotech is ever present. To help keep pace with digital health transformation at large and effectively reach, engage and influence target audiences – investors, policymakers, academic institutions – integrated marketing and PR strategies are designed to network your brand deeper into your communities of influence by creating, producing and promoting your story.
It’s an exciting time for PAN Communications as we partner with some of the leading household names and emerging faces in pharma and biotech on their PR and integrated marketing strategies. With that, enjoy BIO and all the excitement that comes with the Hub’s ‘BioBoom.’ To follow along with the conference conversation and insert yourself into the discussions, be sure to follow @BIOConvention and of course #BIO2018!