AURP BIO Health Caucus: June 12-13, 2022  |  San Diego, CA 

 Bio is Booming Around the Globe

Designing, Building and Finding Research Space for Growing Bio Companies and Bio Clusters 

Before the 2022 BIO International Conference begins in San Diego join AURP for an in-person conference focused on building research space supporting communities of bio innovations. Developers, A/E firms, researchers, economic development reps, VC firms, and bio innovation district managers will want to attend. 

  • Wet Lab Incubator and Flex Space: What Every Community Wants 

  • Diversifying Your Talent Pool Though University Real Estate Programs 

  • The Future of Labs: Will Digital Bio Lessen Demand for Wet Labs? 

  • Where Is Lab Space Being Developed? 

  • New Federal Funding Programs for Bio Research and Bio Clusters 

  • Patents in Your Park: The Role of IP Protection 

For sponsorship or presenting opportunities contact AURP CEO Brian Darmody.



Recordings are available the AURP YouTube page.  

BIO Health Caucus 2021: States are witnessing a resurgence of life science research, technology commercialization and advanced manufacturing as construction of wet lab space takes place in research parks and tech incubators to provide space to attract and grow bio tech companies, and innovate state policies to support bio tech entrepreneurs emerge.

Participating state bioscience associations will have time to present information to a national audience about the unique aspects of your state's bio ecosystem. Learn what other states are doing to stimulate wet lab construction, support financing of bio entrepreneurs, and attracts pharma manufacturing through tax credits, tax increment financing and other programs and policies. The AURP Bio Health Caucus will take place prior to BIO Virtual International Conference and a great time to highlight the great work in your state!

Michelle Oshman
Vice President, External Affairs
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
Peter Pellerito
Senior Policy Advisor, Federal/State Economic Development & Technology Transfer Lead

Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
Andrea Hodgson, PhD
Senior Program Officer
Board on Life Sciences
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Arthur Boni
John R. Thorne Distinguished Career Professor of Entrepreneurship, Emeritus
Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
Moira Gunn
Director of Bio Entrepreneurship, Associate Professor
University of San Francisco
Ian Anderson
Senior Director of Research
CBRE Americas Research
Jason Rittenberg
Policy and Development Director
 Tom Connelly
Executive Director and CEO
American Chemical Society


Participating State Bio Associations


Thank you to our Sponsors


Thank you to our BIO Health Caucus Chairs

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BIO Digital
Presented by: Biotechnology Innovation Organization
June 10-11 & 14-18, 2021

  This virtual gathering of the global biotech industry provides access to key partners via BIO One-on-One Partnering, educational resources to help drive your business, and the insights you need to continue critical research and development. Learn more: