Tue, Mar 20, 2018

​Partnering for Growth features an investor conference and industry forum that joins innovators, investors and biotech leaders together over the course of a day and a half. It is a premier event for learning, investing and networking with various sectors of the biotech industry.  Start-up presentations will be focused around the development of biofuels and biomaterials; advances in food, ag, and plant genetics; progress in animal health; as well as human health and medical technology.


Iowa And The Future Of Research And Development In Animal Health

Dr. Fabian  Kausche, Sr. VP of Global Research and Development, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica 

An Iowa Biotech Innovation Success Story And The Challenges Ahead

Dr. John Swart, President and CEO, Exemplar Genetics


Perspectives and Learnings in Life Sciences Innovation: Opportunities for Growth

Bayan Takazawa, Co-Founder, Chief Business Officer, CONTINUUS Pharmaceuticals


Taking The Renewable Fuels Industry To The Next Level

Jeff Broin, Chairman & CEO, POET

Who Should Attend?

· Angel Investors, Seed Capital Funds, Venture Capitalists and Investment Firms

· Biotech and Support Leaders Involved with R&D, Business and/or Economic Development, Human Resources, Issues Management and Regulatory

· Students and Teachers

Event Highlights 

Start-Up Company Presentations

· Keynote Speakers

· Partnering Meetings

· Breakout Panel Discussions

· Exhibit Floor

· Evening Reception with Local Legislators and Awards Ceremonies

You and your colleagues are encouraged to attend this great event!  To learn more, please review the attached “Save The Date” flyer or visit www.iowabio.org/pfg to learn more about the full day-and-a-half event!


For any immediate questions, please contact IowaBio’s Executive Director, Joe Hrdlicka, at joe@iowabio.orgor (515) 327-9156.