Biotechnological Russian-American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT – BIO) - Opening Ceremony

Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 2:00pm - 7:30pm
Philadelphia City Hall Hall, Mayor's Reception Room Broad Street and Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States
Russian-American Innovation Technology Week (RANIT) brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, venture capitalists, and established corporations within the American and Russian technology industries. This conference, co-organized by the Mid-Atlantic - Russia Business Council and Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and supported by COMCON-Pharma, will explore the opportunities to build mutually-supportive partnerships between the U.S. and Russia in the sphere of innovative pharmaceutical development.
Based on past success, RANIT is now held twice a year, and includes an increasing number of regional technology events, seminars, panel discussions, roundtable meetings, trade shows, conferences, and networking events. The 14th RANIT will highlight biotechnology, nanotechnology, and the pharmaceutical industry, and will conclude with participation in the world’s
largest biotechnology exhibition, the 2011BIO International Convention in Washington, D.C. The Russian delegation that will take part in the 14th RANIT-BIO will consist of representatives from the foremost Russian companies in biotechnology and related industries.
Starting in Philadelphia, special events at RANIT-BIO will include a Welcoming ceremony and Russian-American Life Sciences Conference at Philadelphia City Hall on June 23-24, 2011. The conference will consist of in-depth discussions of the investment climate and key policy issues for Russia and the U.S. The conference will also include a panel with representatives from the Health and the Business Development Working-Groups of the US-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission. The panel will provide an update on the status of ongoing activities in the Working Groups, including plans for enhancing collaboration between the United States and Russia in the areas of public
health and biomedical research, and a discussion of policy priorities in these areas.
A welcoming ceremony and opening sessions will begin the conference at Philadelphia City Hall on June 23rd. Attendees will then break out into sessions discussing topics including Russian-American Innovation Cooperations, Innovation Development in Russian Regions, and Establishing and Developing Pharmaceutical and Bio Industry Clusters in Russia.
For further information please contact Val Kogan, MARBC by phone at: (484) 467-7444, or e-mail: [email protected] 
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