Certain groups are calling for serious overhaul of the nation‟s patent system.

In order to ensure that new pioneer biotechnology products continue to reach patients and physicians, any statutory pathway for the approval of follow-on biologics must protect patient safety and preserve incentives to innovate.

This report by Andrew Balmer and Dr. Paul Martin of the University of Nottingham's Institute for Science and Society was an independent review commissioned by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

What is animal cloning?

U.S. Department of Commerce report concludes that developing cellulosic ethanol would produce significant benefits to the US economy.

A 2007 study by Informa Economics of the factors that affect the consumer price index for food finds that rising oil prices, not ethanol, has had the greatest impact.

Executive Summary

In a presentation at the Taiwan Chemical Industry Forum, Matthew Carr outlines how industrial biotechnology is the third wave in biotech.

Biotechnology, the combination of biology and technology, includes biologic applications, diagnostic tools and businesses that improve everyday life by providing solutions to some of life's most vexing problems.

Authors: Henry Grabowski, Iain Cockburn, Genia Long, Richard Mortimer, Scott Johnson

This side-event, organized by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and cosponsored by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), provided an overview on the key elements at play in establishment an enabling environment for transfer of technology to support the full implementation of CBD objectives and priorities.

Will fuel crops decrease the amount of food available?

What happens in Washington influences biotechnology progress every bit as much as what happens on Wall Street or in the lab.

The theory claiming that the over-patenting of biotechnology research hinders the research and development of new treatments is not supported by empirical evidence.

BIO recognizes the importance of providing the fruits of science and innovation in healthcare for the benefit of all American citizens.