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BioFlorida Annual Conference Drives Growth of the
Life Sciences Industry in Florida

Thank You for a Successful Conference

With the support of 420+ attendees, representing 290 companies, universities & research institutes, BioFlorida

is proud to support the industry growth in the state and continue the legacy of hosting

Florida's largest life sciences conference.


Attendees from Biopharma, MedTech and HealthIt industries

1 ½ days of Programming


82 Speakers

Prominent Keynotes:

  • Gregory Frost, PhD,F1 Oncology
  • Graham Brazier, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Senator Lori Berman, Florida State Senate

Showcasing Florida's areas of strengths and significant industry accomplishments

  • 12 Breakout Sessions featuring recent trends in Science, Business and Public Policy

Unprecedented Opportunities for


  • 523 Partnering Meetings
  • 26 Exhibitors
  • 3 Dedicated Forums
  • 2 Networking Receptions

56 Sponsors

BioPitch Competition featuring 16 Seed
& Early-Stage Life Science Companies and 16 Investors

2018 BioPitch Winner

STAT3 Therapeutics


4 Award Winners

Weaver H. Gaines Entrepreneur

of the Year Award

Matthew D. Disney, PhD

Expansion Therapeutics & Scripps Research

BioFlorida Lifetime

Achievement Award

Maurice R. Ferré, MD


David J. Gury Company

of the Year Award


BioFlorida Leadership Award

Valerie Landrio McDevitt, JD

University of South Florida

Continue to Build the Life Sciences Industry in Florida

About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents 6,200 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthIT and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ 87,000 Floridians.


Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.


NEW regional sponsorship opportunities available.