San Francisco, CA, USA (January 12, 2020)-Hosted by MyBioGate and CUBIO Innovation Center, China Focus @ San Francisco 2020 conference was held successfully at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Francisco, USA.
As the largest China-themed partnering conference during JPM Week, it invited more than 50 well-known speakers. The conference successfully attracted 40 presenting companies and nearly 600 attendees from China, the United States, Europe, Canada, Japan and South Korea. It provides a valuable opportunity for attendees to make 1-on-1 meetings and connect with the Chinese decision-makers in the industry.
The forum kicked off in the opening remark of Ms. Xinxin Li, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships of MyBioGate. “The China healthcare market has been growing over the past decade, which reshapes the landscape of financing and commercialization of new drugs, new devices as well as new technologies. Chinese companies are ready to grow into global markets, plugging into the global innovation ecosystem. Innovators, investors and service providers should join forces for new opportunities along with challenges”, Xinxin addressed.
During the following keynotes and panels, the speakers shared their opinions on wide-ranging topics including trends of investment in life science & healthcare, Market needs and access in China, etc.
Keynote speech: Global-American-Chinese Research Collaboration – 2019 Lasker Award winner; Herceptin inventor, H. Michael Shepard
Keynote speech: Global life science and healthcare investment and finance 2019 – Katherine Andersen, Head of Life Science & Healthcare, Silicon Valley Bank
Fireside chat: Chinese companies’ road to world-class corporations
Helen Chen – Greater China Managing Partner, L.E.K. Consulting
Helena Meng, VP and CMO, Gloria Biosciences
Dajian Cai – Chairman, GTJA Investment Group
Shirley Zhao – Great China General Manager & Head of Commercial, CStone Pharma
The conference was also fortunate to invite the executive deputy director of Nanjing Municipal Jiangbei new area administrative committee, Chanmei Chen, to introduce the general situation of Nanjing Jiangbei new area. As “the city of gene”, Jiangbei new area attracts more and more enterprises to settle in for development with its great development foundation, concrete development layout and whole life cycle support system.
As the conference featured by partnering opportunity, 1-on-1 meeting room and company presentation room are packed with active attendees. More than a hundred investors and project representatives participated on average of 3-5 1-on-1 meetings. Participating companies have achieved their purpose of finding investment, cooperation opportunities or connecting with potential partners. Most of the companies stated that they were interested in the China Focus’ upcoming events in Paris, San Diego, and Suzhou. They were very willing to establish contacts with the Chinese healthcare industry through a one-on-one meeting in China Focus in the future.
Participants talking in 1-on-1 meeting
China Focus is a series of partnering forums which launched in 2018. “Over the past 16 months, we’ve been to 5 cities in U.S. and Europe. We’ve organized 6 China Focus events with cumulative 1200+ participating attendees, 90+ company presentations and 500+ projects. We’ve maintained a very high program quality, with more than 80% C-level attendees,” Ms. Xinxin Li addressed during the conference, “As for 2020, China Focus will constantly improving the programs so that we can be a platform for information, networking and partnering. We hope our program will help you catch the frontline of policy and market trends, learn about top investors and projects, hear the voice of KOLs and decision makers. We’d like to provide a platform that facilitates finding your next partner and building a top-notch network for your next success story.”
For more information, please visit: https://events.mybiogate.com
Mybiogate’s events in 2020:
- China Focus@Europe Paris, March 22, 2020
- China Focus@San Diego, June 7, 2020
- China Focus@Jiangsu, China, Time TBD, 2020
- China Focus@BWB, September 22-23, 2020
- China Focus@Europe Munich, October 25, 2020
About China Focus
China Focus is bringing together investors, pharma leaders and innovators from China and around the world for an exclusive partnering event designed to inspire, educate and foster cross-border investment and collaboration in leading biopharma innovations. The forum features premier 1-to-1 networking opportunities prior to and during the forum.
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