Ohio Bioscience Events

Upcoming BioOhio Events

BioOhio takes the health and safety of our guests seriously. While future events are still planned, we are closely monitoring the public health situation in regards to COVID-19, and will act to postpone events as needed. Announcements will be made on this page and by email.

Be a part of Ohio’s most comprehensive network of industry, academia, and entrepreneurs. BioOhio hosts numerous events around the state, and as a benefit of membership, all staff at member companies receive discounted admission to our events.

Diversity in Bioscience Series

May 14 – The first Diversity in Bioscience & Healthcare event of 2020 will take place virtually on May 14 at 5pm. The engaging discussion, focused on generational diversity, will include special guests Julie Kampf, CEO & Chief Possibilities Officer, JBK Associates and Jan Rosenbaum, PhD, President, CEO and CSO, Kurome Therapeutics. The keynote conversation will be facilitated by the talented Brooke Cartus, Director of Business Development and Senior Facilitator, ImprovEdge. Click here to register.

BIO Digital 2020

June 8-12 – BIO has transitioned the 2020 BIO International Convention to an online experience, BIO Digital, in lieu of an in-person event. BioOhio is proud to partner with JobsOhio, BioEnterprise, and REDI Cincinnati. Contact bioohio@bioohio.com to learn more.

Ohio Bioscience Networking Socials

BioOhio is planning a year full of our fun networking socials around the state in 2020. BioOhio socials are a consistent favorite among the bioscience community because of the lasting connections made. Networking socials are always FREE! to attend and open to anyone with an interest in the bioscience community.

June 24 in Cleveland – June’s networking social will feature a C-Suite Conversation with Mike Maczuzak, CEO & Founder for SmartShape Design in Cleveland, OH.  Mike has been helping clients shape the future with new product innovation through impactful design and development for more than 30 years. Click here to register.

The BioOhio Patient Summit – A Journey of Innovation & Healing

August 13 in Columbus – Join us for an evening of hope and patient perspectives capped off by an elegant dinner celebrating Ohio’s bioscience community as we focus on the most important part of bioscience – its impact on patients here at home and around the world.

FDA MedTech Regulatory Forum

August in Cleveland – The BioOhio FDA MedTech Regulatory Forum assembles Ohio’s most sought after leaders in the medical device industry, including FDA Investigators, experienced regulatory experts, and innovative medical device professionals. Join us for a day of education, as we discuss current compliance standards, review possible changes in new regulations, and explore trends within the industry.

New Events for 2020!

BioOhio is planning exciting new events for 2020, including:

Breakfast with BioOhio – We’ll be visiting incubators around Ohio for informational networking breakfasts. These events will be held throughout 2020 at various locations.

Entrepreneurship 101 – This event will focus on skills and resources to empower entrepreneurs to succeed in the bioscience field.

BioOhio Member Matching Luncheon – Slated for September 2020, BioOhio will bring together members and service providers to foster successul collaborations in Ohio.

MedTech Dayton – In partnership with regional organizations, BioOhio is planning a medical device focused event in the fall to showcase the medtech capabilities and community in western Ohio.

BioOhio Public Policy Networking Event

December 2020 in Columbus – BioOhio and our government relations partners, G2G Consulting and The Credo Company, invite you to join our annual end-of-year get-together for public policy committee members, government relations professionals, BioOhio members, and interested members of the bioscience community. 

BioOhio Leadership Member Dinner

December 2020 – The BioOhio Leadership Member Dinner, hosted by a member organization, is an invite-only evening for BioOhio Leadership & Board members. Our organization is grateful for their extra level of support. To learn more about becoming a leadership member, click here.

Past BioOhio Events

Ohio Bioscience Career Fairs

February 24-27 in Central, Southwest, and Northeast Ohio – These events connect job seekers with Ohio’s growing bioscience organizations, featuring top employers in the biotech, pharmaceutical, R&D, and medical device industries.

BioOhio events are made possible and are successful because of knowledgeable speakers, generous sponsors, promotion advocates, and, of course, attendees.

All the events listed above offer excellent sponsorship opportunities. Support BioOhio, network with potential clients and partners, learn where opportunities and challenges lie, and build your brand in one of the Midwest’s top bioscience states by becoming a BioOhio event sponsor. Contact us for more information.

If you missed any of BioOhio’s recent events, visit our blog to get caught up on the fantastic content and networking around Ohio with our Event Rewind posts. If you have specific questions about events, feel free to contact any member of the BioOhio membership team.

BioOhio’s Event Calendar is your source for bioscience events all around the state – from start-up networking events and business development seminars, to regulatory guidance seminars and statewide conferences, you’ll find it here!
BioOhio is glad to share event news from around the state, as well as key events around the globe. If you’d like to submit an event to be included the BioOhio event calendar, please let us know the details.

BioOhio is thankful to all of the attendees, speakers, sponsors, and supporters that make our events so special. In the Past Events area of our site you will find agendas, speaker biographies and other materials related to concluded events. We believe that content from past events will help illustrate the value of attending and sponsoring upcoming events.