Bayer's Laura Pierce and Chris Seaton give insight into Bio Partnerships and Pharma's Future in Exclusive BioNetwork Interviews

September 27, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (September 27, 2010) - BioNetwork 2010, a top tier biotech/pharma industry partnering conference, interviewed two top executives from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, who stressed the importance of effective partnerships and innovations for the future of industry. According to an interview with Laura Pierce, Vice President, Alliance Management, a large portion of revenue comes from strategic partnerships which must be approached with careful attention to good and bad possible outcomes. In a second interview, Chris Seaton, Senior Vice President, Global Transactions, gives his outlook on the future of pharma, predicting a period of great innovation and a return to the root purpose of pharma which is to improve people's lives and health.

Both Pierce and Seaton will speak at BioNetwork 2010, which takes place October 25 to 27, 2010 at the Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel. BioNetwork offers a unique experience by providing the latest trends and best practices in deal-making while providing an intimate atmosphere to meaningfully connect and meet with participants from Big Pharma and biotech industries.

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to our interview with Laura Pierce.
Listen to our interview with Chris Seaton.

Along with Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, other companies presenting include Bristol Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, Allergan, Johnson & Johnson and another 40 speakers sharing specific co-promotion case studies and best practices in partnering, deal-making and alliance management.

In addition to the exciting discussions, BioNetwork is also introducing a new opportunity for small biotechs to get in front of potential partners and investors through "The Perfect Pitch: Biotech Investment Challenge." Hear insightful feedback from a select panel of judges representing Big Pharma and the investment community on how you can be most effective in delivering your company presentations to your potential investors.

For more information about the BioNetwork conference, contact Leanne Arcinue, Divisional Director at Worldwide Business Research via email

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