Networking Events

Meet, Learn and Get Inspired by  Top Pharma and Biotech Innovators

At DDF 2016, you will have the opportunity to make invaluable connections, build your network, and expand your knowledge, through a range of effective and entertaining networking events.

Fierce 15 FierceBiotech AwardsFierce 15 Awards Presentation & Networking Reception

Monday, September 19
5:30PM – 6:30PM

The FierceBiotech Fierce 15 is a hunt for the biggest ideas in biotech, the most daring characters in biopharma, and entrepreneurs doing things that haven’t been done before. Fifteen privately held drug developers or platform biotechs with the potential to have a huge impact on the treatment of human diseases. The Fierce 15 celebrates the spirit of being “fierce”– championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of intense competition–and has recognized a number of distinguished biotechs over the years. Plus, join us after the Awards Presentation for a Networking Reception. To submit or view, more information visit

Women in BiopharmaTop Women in Biopharma Awards Presentation & Networking Reception

Tuesday, September 20
5:00PM – 6:30PM

It’s a well-worn cliché that men dominate the top ranks of the biotech industry. But over the past decade a group of extraordinary women has put that cliché to the test. For each of the honorees, there are unique stories about how impressive women have gotten ahead in the competitive biotech field. The FierceBiotech Top Women in Biopharma is a celebration of women in the life sciences industry, academia and regulatory roles who are outstanding members of the field.


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