This week’s BIO China International Conference displayed a growing recognition of China’s emergence as a global leader in the biotech industry and discussions focused on how to navigate the opportunities and challenges that exist in the rapidly emerging market.

Since the development of the first vaccine by Edward Jenner in 1796, we have seen tremendous progress in our ability to prevent deadly childhood infections.

Position Title: Coordinator, Membership

Department: Corporate Development & Marketing

Reports to: Manager, Membership

Primary Purpose of the Position:

• Serve as a point of contact for current members via monthly customer service calls, follow up e-mails, and other correspondence as needed.

• Coordinate the distribution of new member packets, including notes from BIO’s CEO.

BIO China will address the challenges and opportunities associated with doing business in China

Regulatory review processes are not keeping up with rapidly advancing science and are making the environment for developing new treatments and preventions for deadly and debilitating diseases more difficult.

Got questions regarding the submission process? We’ve got the answers! Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding submitting a proposal.

In this global economy, nearly every competitor has access to big breakthroughs in technology and to the equipment and capital to produce standardized products, but those regions that possess the human capital, with its insights, competencies, and experience will have the competitive advantage.

The buzz at BIO India hones in on the lack of clarity and consistency within the clinical trials process

A new paper in Science from BIO concludes that at this early stage of development, synthetic biology does not pose significant novel threats that are fundamentally different from those faced by the biotechnology industry. The regulatory framework that has been shaping recombinant DNA technology for the past 40 years is generally applicable and relevant.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on August 26 that it will convene its Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee (VMAC) to consider an application by BIO member AquaBounty technologies for its genetically engineered (GE) AquAdvantage Salmon.

During this period of tremendous growth in both the Indian economy and its healthcare sector, it is a critical time to capitalize on the biotech opportunities available within India.

Vigorous government support has played a key role in encouraging China’s development of a bio-based economy, especially in regard to biofuels. 

What event featured CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean, Republic Strategist Karl Rove, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and the heads of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the world?

Award-winning international trade show is seeking an energetic and seasoned sales talent.

Genetic engineering of agricultural animals could be one of the most interesting and promising fields of biotechnology.

The biotech industry has shrunk dramatically in recent years based primarily on the continued tight capital markets and increased aversion to risk on the part of investors.

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On July 26, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced four new project areas for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program.

We hope you will take some time to explore the new site and see all the exciting changes for yourself!

With more than one-fifth of the world’s population, China is an important market for biotech products and is increasingly a key global player in biotech research, development and manufacturing.