Industry Leaders Corning, Tecan and Others Announced as Sponsors of BioConference Live


BOSTON, MA Tuesday June 17, 2009 / b3c newswire / - For the first time, the worldwide community of life science research and laboratory scientists, researchers, and professionals will come together at an online conference called BioConference Live to be held from November 17 to 19, 2009. Event producers PlatformQ and LabRoots announced initial partners and sponsors, which includes Pittcon, Tecan, Corning, AbD Serotec, KingFisher Biotech, and Genisphere. >


The BioConference Live virtual event makes it easier and more cost-effective than ever before for scientists and academicians to come together, virtually transcending the barriers of time and distance. Researchers can extend their reach and gather useful feedback on their work from the convenience of any pc or mac.

BioConference Live offers case studies in life sciences and biotechnology, and a live virtual exhibit hall which attendees can browse and where they can connect with life science's most innovative companies to learn about new products and solutions intended to help maximize research goals.


"BioConference Live lets us to connect with thousands of prospective customers and exhibitors in one location and conduct business as usual, yet without travel expenses, time lost, and the significant manpower investment typically needed to host a tradeshow of this size. We are excited to be platinum sponsors of BioConference Live," said Monica Jenkins, Marketing Communications Director, Tecan.


“BioConference Live is an ideal opportunity for us to connect with an international community of life science researchers and laboratory scientists,” said Michael Hallstrom, Assistant Product Line Manager, Corning Epic® System. “Corning Life Sciences is proud to sponsor the first-ever BioConference Live. We expect the event will raise the bar for life science tradeshows everywhere because it provides a globally accessible virtual environment.”


“Our mission is to enable scientists to connect with each other and foster meaningful collaborations across geographic boundaries and fields of expertise,” said Greg Cruikshank, CEO and Founder of LabRoots. “PlatformQ is the premier provider of virtual events, so it is natural that we would work together to create a live online event for our community of scientists.”

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About PlatformQ
PlatformQ is a digital media company that produces digital events in education, energy and healthcare markets. PlatformQ connects people, organizations, and associations worldwide, to let them meet, interact with and learn from leading experts and thought leaders at online events. Virtual events produced by PlatformQ offer great access to content, real-time networking, interactivity, global reach, and efficient use of time and resources for attendees. PlatformQ events provide marketers with a measurable, targeted, and contextual environment for promoting products and services. Find more information at


About LabRoots
LabRoots is a professional networking utility designed for the scientific community. It is based on individual scientific expertise, discipline, and aptitude. LabRoots is relevant for all laboratory scientists including those in Life Science, Clinical Science, Health Science, Medical Science, Environmental Science, Earth Science, Space Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science. Find more information at



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Deadline for abstract submission extended to June 26, 2009


* Cell Biology
* Genetics
* Cancer Research
* Laboratory Automation
* Neuroscience

* Molecular Biology
* Biotechnology
* Drug Discovery
* Immunology/Microbiology
* Analytical Chemistry

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