Press Releases

May 16 2014

BIO and Delaware Bio call upon Governor Markell to sign critical legislation to create a...

April 10 2014

BIO and Delaware Bio commend the Delaware State Senate for unanimously passing...

March 25 2014

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and the Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)...

January 22 2014

BIO and WBBA commend the Washington State House and Senate for continuing to advance...

November 13 2013

The Pennsylvania Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee approved Senate Bill 405, which...

October 22 2013

Pending Legislation will Protect Indiana Citizens Utilizing Biologic Medications
to...

October 13 2013

Despite overwhelming bipartisan approval, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed legislation...

September 11 2013

Pending Legislation will Protect Pennsylvanians Utilizing Biologic Medications to Manage...

September 5 2013

Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of BIO, issued the following statement on the California...

July 18 2013

Scott Whitaker has been appointed President of the BIO International Convention.

June 7 2013

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signed legislation on Thursday, June 6 designed to address the...

June 5 2013

House Bill 365, signed by Governor Rick Scott, contains four of BIO’s five principles on...

April 3 2013

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and ...

March 21 2013

In statehouses around the country, lawmakers are beginning to address the complexities of...

January 23 2013

Ken Lisaius has been named Vice President of Communications at BIO.

July 27 2012

The measure forces certain companies to pay for disposal.

March 2 2012

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today that it has integrated its...

January 17 2012

Bittenbender will spearhead BIO’s engagement in and support of state-level legislative...

November 16 2011

"The most important return on investment from this initiative would be the creation of...

October 26 2011

 BIO Commends Governor Nixon and Missouri Legislature for Commitment to Industry

September 28 2011

The Mississippi Biotechnology Association has joined the Council of State Bioscience...

June 8 2011

BIO announces that Governor Pat Quinn has been selected as the 2011 BIO Governor of the Year...

May 4 2011

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Congressman...

March 3 2011

The Virginia Refundable Research and Development Tax Credit, recently passed by the Virginia...

February 9 2011

BIO and several of its member companies will offer input on progress and potential adjustments...

January 21 2014
BIO's Senior Policy Consultant, Peter Pellerito, testified before the Michigan Legislature's Bioscience Caucus on economic development initiatives that support the growth of the bioscience industry.
September 17 2013
Fritz Bittenbender, Senior Vice President of External Affairs, delivered testimony supporting a pathway for patients to access lower cost interchangeable biological products.
May 8 2013
BIO  urges Florida Governor Scott to sign House Bill 365 – a bill related to the substitution of biologic and biosimilar medicines – which recently passed out of the Legislature.
February 1 2013
BIO supports passage of Florida House Bill 365, which provides requirements for pharmacist to dispense substitute biological products that are determined to be interchangeable for prescribed biological product.
January 24 2013
To ensure transparency and communication between patients and their treatment teams, BIO believes that certain safeguards should guide substitution policies for interchangeable biologics under state law as well.
October 2 2014
BIO congratulate India’s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on his successful first official visit to the United States.
May 16 2014
BIO and Delaware Bio call upon Governor Markell to sign critical legislation to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.
April 10 2014
BIO and Delaware Bio commend the Delaware State Senate for unanimously passing legislation yesterday designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines. 
March 25 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and the Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF) commend Indiana Governor Mike Pence for signing legislation today designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.
January 22 2014
BIO and WBBA commend the Washington State House and Senate for continuing to advance legislation designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.