International Advocacy

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.

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.

Moree discusses the Forum and the importance of partnering to improving the health of people in developing countries.

“I’ve never been a farmer,” Bill Gates confessed at The Chicago Council’s Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security. “Until recently, I rarely set foot on a farm.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Tuesday, April 19, 2011) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today that Dr. Jörg Reinhardt, CEO of Bayer HealthCare, will provide the keynote address at the BIO China International Conference to be held October 12-13 in Shanghai, China. The event will bring together biotechnology and pharmaceutical leaders to explore business opportunities with life science companies in China.

Scientific American will release the third annual Worldview: A Global Biotechnology Perspective at this year's BIO International Convention.

BIO is committed to increased access to biologic medicines for patients throughout the world. 

You might have heard that the Prince of Wales, just days after hosting the Royal Wedding, paid us a visit here in Washington.  Prince Charles, a long-time organic food advocate and self-described environmentalist, was here to speak at a Washington Post symposium on the Future of Food.

Prince Charles likes to talk about “sustainability” so much that he used a version of the word 32 times in his recent speech about farming at Georgetown University.

The world’s largest biotech hubs are busy planning their delegations’ visits to the  BIO International Convention  next month. The international program at the Convention will be one of the most robust to date, with International Case Studies, breakout sessions focused on globalization and Super Sessions focused on the emerging markets.

Scientific American will release the third annual Worldview: A Global Biotechnology Perspective at this year’s BIO International Convention.

Three biotech luminaries who have succeeded against all odds share their experiences building a biotech company from the ground up in Brazil, China and India.

As we celebrate World Health Day today, it is an opportunity to remember that vaccines represent one of the most important global health investments.

Fifteen years after Dolly, the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell rather than an embryo, made headlines, the process of livestock cloning is increasingly gaining acceptance as a viable means of satisfying demand for sustainable food production.

November 20 2013
BIO welcomes the opportunity to provide the views of its members on facilitating access to genetic resources and traditional knowledge and the sharing of benefits from their use...
October 16 2013
BIO appreciates this fourth opportunity to formally respond to the Colombian Ministry of Health’s Draft Decree on Regulatory Requirements for the Registry of Medicines of Biological Origin and we refer you to our previous comments filed to the Colombian Ministry of Health on April 24th 2012, June 12th 2012 and February 21st 2013 for background about BIO and its interest in this Decree. 
July 10 2013
Therapeutic biologics are an opportunity to address unmet patient needs, drive innovation, and assist China's transformation into a knowledge-intensive economy.
July 8 2013
As the Mexican government looks to establish a pathway to market for biosimilar biological products, BIO offers the following important considerations to ensure patient safety, as well as continued innovation in the life sciences industry.
June 19 2013
The TTIP represents a profoundly important opportunity to advance progress in these areas. The following comments represent BIO’s initial suggestions for the formulation of negotiating objectives relevant to biotechnology.  
July 10 2014
The International Council of Biotechnology Associations has been established with the expressed purpose of advocating for public policies that support the growth of the innovative biotechnology industry worldwide.
November 12 2013
Event brings Western and Chinese life science companies together for partnering and deal making
April 8 2013
Strong Intellectual Property Protection Is Vital For The Life Sciences Industry.
July 23 2012
Groups issue booklet to help biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies identify pipeline medicines with doping potential.
June 6 2012
The report will be released at a Super Session, titled "International Leaders Share Their Worldview: Scientific American's Regional Bio-Innovation Scorecard."