BioAsia 2004 (BioAsia 2004)

Venue: Convention Centre, HITEX

Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Event Date/Time: Feb 26, 2004 End Date/Time: Feb 28, 2004
Registration Date: Feb 15, 2004
Paper Submission Date: Jan 01, 2004
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BioAsia 2004, The Global Bio Business Forum, 26-28 February 2004, Hitex, Hyderabad, India.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh and Genome Valley, Hyderabad have been playing a pivotal role in showcasing Andhra Pradesh as India’s biotech hub through various forums and events. As a part of this endeavour, they are organising an annual biotech event, BioAsia, between February 26-28.

BioAsia 2004, the inaugural event will serve as a unique platform for top management of biotech companies, R&D heads, investors and other biotech professionals to meet with key research and business development representatives from the pharma, agri-biotech, marine, Venture Capitalists, Start-ups, food and finance industry.

Promoted by Government of Andhra Pradesh, BioAsia 2004 is the ideal business forum to transact business, build global alliances and collaborations, showcase products/services and network with industry leaders and research scientists.

BioAsia consists of an International Conference, Tradeshow, B2B Forum, Knowledge Pavilion and a CEO Conclave. Over 100 exhibitors, 500 conference delegates, 50 internationally acclaimed speakers and 15,000 visitors from across the globe are expected to attend BioAsia 2004.

Companies from the following fields can participate in BioAsia 2004: Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Agribiotech, Institutional Investment and VC Funding, R&D, Clinical Research, Instrumentation, Education, Governmental Organisations, Consulting Services, Healthcare & Pharma, IT and Allied Services. One can participate as a Sponsor, Exhibitor, or a Delegate. More information can be obtained through email at


In keeping with the conference theme:
“Bringing Asian and the Global Biotech Community together by bridging the development divide”
BioAsia 2004 provides a forum where international decision makers in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and financial sector can meet to initiate or develop partnerships between their companies. The conference speakers will include international experts on the topics, who will analyse new industry trends and discuss how biotechnology companies can face current challenges. More information regarding the conference and its tariff can be obtained through email at

Proposed Conference Topics

Biotechnology in Asia: Strengths & necessary steps to propel it forward
Outsourcing as a destination: Building and managing partnerships for future growth
Indigenous vaccines: A look at the growth perspective in India
Bioinformatics: A vital tool in Genomics
Agribiotech & Marine biotech: Emerging areas
Industry-Academia-VCs Roundtable: The biotech revolution: The hope behind the hype
Phytopharmaceuticals: Phenomenal growth area or a utopian obsession?
Drug discovery & development: A vision of the future. Is personalized medicine real? Can we assimilate and afford the new technology?
Governmental responsibilities to the biotech sector: Have the promises to the scientific community been kept?
IPR & Biotechnology: The issues concerning Indian biotech
Stem Cell research: Path breaking work in Asia


The Tradeshow at BioAsia 2004 is all set to showcase the emerging trends and opportunities in biotechnology in not only India and Asia but also from other parts of the globe. This is a unique opportunity for exhibitors, trade visitors to develop business relationships with companies and investors from around the world. It is the objective of BioAsia 2004 to bring together the most innovative businesses and corporations in an ongoing effort to promote joint research, funding and collaboration.

Registration and tradeshow tariff details can be obtained through email at

B2B Forum

The B2B Forum at BioAsia 2004 offers an unparalleled opportunity for biotechnology companies, the pharmaceutical industry, and investors to discuss business opportunities of mutual interest.

Benefit from pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with pharma, investors and biotech companies
Tune into the latest investor trends
Attend presentations of leading biotech companies
Visit high profile sponsor exhibits which showcase products, services and technologies
Make optimum use of excellent networking opportunities

Knowledge Pavilion

BioAsia 2004 provides an excellent forum for the Biotech industry to come face-to-face with a highly skilled talent pool of knowledge workers in the biotech field. The Knowledge Pavilion will showcase the premier research & education institutes of India and present an overview of the path breaking work they are doing in the field.


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Andhra Pradesh

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