Press Releases

October 23 2013

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds key Members of the House of...

September 25 2013

BIO, member companies, and state affiliates delivered letters to House and Senate Agriculture...

June 12 2013

The 10th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will host the Clean Tech Investor...

June 4 2013

The 2013 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology this June 16-19 in Montreal, Canada at...

May 21 2013

BIO invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit...

April 9 2013

“We could not be more excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of BIO’s World...

March 7 2013

Global biofuel and renewable chemical company executives and managers developing strategies to...

February 26 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued long-awaited approval for advanced and...

February 21 2013

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced its plenary session program for the...

February 6 2013

BIO announced that it is accepting nominations for the annual George Washington Carver Award...

January 25 2013

Today the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced the 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on...

January 2 2013

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extends for 2013 the $1.01 per gallon Second...

December 17 2012

Today the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced registration and housing are now...

November 29 2012

A coalition of organizations representing farmers, the advanced biofuels industry, fuel...

October 3 2012

The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial...

September 24 2012

The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial...

September 12 2012

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical...

September 10 2012

The 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature two...

August 24 2012

BIO thanked Gov. Mitt Romney for his stated intention to “support increased market...

August 22 2012

The Summit will bring together industry leaders, university researchers and venture...

August 7 2012

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced more than 100 speakers covering...

August 3 2012

Waiving the federal Renewable Fuel Standard even for one year will produce instability in the...

August 2 2012

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today thanked Sens. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and...

July 2 2012

BIO applauds the Department of Defense’s announced public-private partnership...

May 24 2012

BIO and a number of other organizations expressed disappointment that the Senate Armed...

April 19 2012

Representatives from the Dow Chemical Company, Coca Cola, the National Defense Center for...

April 12 2012

(BIO) announced the industrial biotechnology companies selected to present their technology...

April 5 2012

Executives from brand-name consumer product companies will discuss the strategies for adoption...

March 15 2012

We are excited to bring this conference to Orlando to highlight the industry's growth,...

December 19 2011

Extension of cellulosic biofuel tax credits now and eligibility for algae biofuels are needed...

December 5 2011

Achieving energy security is also a national security priority. Advanced biofuel companies...

August 16 2011

USDA, DOE and the Navy announced an initiative for public-private partnerships to build...

July 26 2011

BIO applauded Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s announcement of four new BCAP project areas...

April 28 2011

During BIO's 8th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing,...

April 21 2011

Corporate leaders will discuss benefits for businesses and consumers through incorporation of...

April 14 2011

Business executives, scientists and policy makers will highlight opportunities to...

March 21 2011

Industry analysts are projecting double digit growth in the biobased product sector, and an...

March 7 2011

Company C-level executives, scientists and government officials from Canada, Europe and the...

January 13 2011

More than 1,000 high-profile scientists, executives, government officials and investors are...

May 4 2010

A new report issued by the Biotechnology Industry Organization underscores how biotechnology...

April 20 2010

BIO announces the 2010 Leadership Summit: The Role of Biotechnology Innovation in Addressing...

February 25 2009

Continuing to build advanced biofuels production capacity can create thousands of new jobs...

March 20 2013
Testimony of the Biotechnology Industry Organization regarding Maine Legislative Document 453, "An act to prohibit the sale of gasoline that contains ethanol as an additive at a level greater than 10 percent by volume."
August 27 2012
We are writing to caution against granting a waiver for the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). A number of groups and some governors seem to believe that the RFS is a substantial part of the equation when it comes to grain prices, and waiving the program this year or next will ease the impact of the drought on consumers. There is substantial evidence to the contrary.
May 21 2012
BIO is the world’s largest biotechnology organization, with more than 1,100 members worldwide.
October 21 2010
A Letter from leadership at ABFA, BIO, and ABO advocating for a comprehensive biofuels policy. This letter led to a meeting between key White House Staff and industry leaders. This meeting was part of an ongoing dialogue between the administration and biofuels stakeholders about the unique challenges facing the full spectrum of advanced biofuels technologies.
December 5 2013
BIO's testimony to the EPA public hearing for the 2014 RFS volumes highlighted the jobs, investments and environmental benefits that will be lost if biofuel volumes are rolled back.
October 23 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds key Members of the House of Representatives for holding today the first meeting of the newly revived Congressional Algae Caucus.  BIO especially recognizes caucus co-chairs Scott Peters (D-CA-52) and Matt Salmon (R-AZ-5) for their leadership in this important and emerging area of industrial biotechnology.
September 25 2013
BIO, member companies, and state affiliates delivered letters to House and Senate Agriculture Committee members, urging finalization of a five-year Farm Bill with robust mandatory funding of the Energy Title and eligibility for renewable chemicals.
June 12 2013
The 10th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will host the Clean Tech Investor Sessions featuring innovative industrial biotechnology companies selected to present to an elite audience of investors and analysts. 
June 4 2013
The 2013 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology this June 16-19 in Montreal, Canada at the Palais des congrès de Montréal will mark the event’s 10th anniversary.