Press Releases

March 25 2014

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

February 26 2014

Transparent communication important for Patients and Physicians

October 22 2013

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

September 5 2013

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

June 7 2013

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

May 7 2013

Pediatric research is essential to study the effects of new therapeutics in children.

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.

October 9 2012

Any waiver of the RFS would have little to no effect on corn prices, but would certainly harm...

February 9 2012

BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement regarding the newly...

September 16 2011

BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on President Obama's...

September 1 2011

Research and development in synthetic biology is an evolution of biotechnology innovation that...

June 29 2011

“Unleashing the Promise of Biotechnology: Advancing American Innovation to Cure Disease...

June 8 2011

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

June 6 2011

The United States Supreme Court issued it's opinion on the appeal of Stanford University...

May 26 2011

BIO thanks Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) for introducting the...

May 25 2011

BIO International Convention to devote several breakout sessions to the topic of legal counsel...

May 25 2011

BIO commends Reps. Davis (D-Ca) and Schwartz (D-PA) for their continued efforts to extend the...

May 17 2011

BIO today joined the Advanced BioFuel Association, the Renewable Fuel Association, the...

May 11 2011

BIO thanks Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash) for introducing the "Domestic Fuel for Enhancing...

May 5 2011

BIO thanks Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Energy Secretary Steven Chu on the...

May 4 2011

BIO announces selection of Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI) as Legislator of the Year for 2010 -...

May 4 2011

BIO announced today its selection of Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) as Legislator of the Year for...

May 4 2011

BIO announces its selection of Representative David E. Price (D-NC) as Legislator of the Year...

May 4 2011

BIO announces its selection of Michael Capuano (D-MA) as Legislator of the Year for 2010 -...

May 4 2011

Tax incentives that support advanced biofuels, biobased products, and renewable chemicals are...

May 4 2011

BIO thanks Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) for introducing the Domestic Energy Promotion Act of...

May 3 2011

BIO announces its selection of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) as Legislator of the Year for 2010...

April 19 2011

BIO announces that Dr. Jörg Reinhardt, CEO of Bayer HealthCare, will provide the keynote...

April 19 2011

Democratic and Republican party leaders and strategists will share their differing...

April 19 2011

The federal Renewable Fuel Standard provides the stable market support and pricing system...

April 14 2011

World-renowned author Daniel H. Pink will deliver the keynote address at the BIO Human...

April 13 2011

According to BIO, the Renewable Fuel Standard provides the market and regulatory certainty...

April 7 2011

Today, the House Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology will hold a hearing on The Creating...

April 6 2011

BIO announces the hires of Sarah Thornton as director of biofuels and biomass policy and...

April 5 2011

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) hosted a U.S./China Biotechnology Examiner...

March 31 2011

BIO praises House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) for his introduction of a...

March 8 2011

BIO commends the Senate for its overwhelming passage of the America Invents Act by a vote of...

March 3 2011

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

March 2 2011

The 2011 BIO International Convention will feature six high-level super sessions focused on...

February 22 2011

BIO issues statement commending today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in ...

February 21 2011

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) stresses the critical importance of protecting...

February 17 2011

BIO welcomes the announcement of the appointment of Teresa Stanek Rea as Deputy Director of...

February 14 2011

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Industry Analysis and  BioMedTracker (BMT)...

February 11 2011

According to a new survey of CEOs of small biotech firms that received Therapeutic Discovery...

February 9 2011

BIO announces that former Senator John B. Breaux (D-LA), former Member, Senate Finance...

February 9 2011

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

February 8 2011

Since 1995, Pellerito has served as an industry member representative of BIO’s Federal...

February 4 2011

The USDA announces that it will issue a “partial deregulation” for the most...

February 3 2011

BIO appreciates the continued dedication of Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Ranking Member...

January 28 2011

BIO appreciates the dedication of Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Charles Grassley (R-IA),...

January 27 2011

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announces that it will fully deregulate a variety of...

January 20 2011

BIO applauds Chairman Lucas (R-Okla.) and Ranking Member Peterson (D-Minn.) for convening...

January 19 2011

 The BioPreferredSM Certified Biobased Product label...

January 6 2011

BIO releases a report by Health Advances on the limitations of the nation’s...

December 16 2010

Research and development in synthetic biology is an evolution of biotechnology innovation that...

May 24 2010

Achievement of a milestone in creating synthetic life in the form of a self-replicating cell...

July 25 2007

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today launched a new program, Excellence Through...

September 13 2006

Jim Greenwood issued the following remarks regarding comments submitted Tuesday by BIO and a...

July 11 2006

Jim Greenwood issued the following statement in response to the Securities and Exchange...

February 19 1999
November 12 1998

Carl B Feldbaum, president of  BIO, today issued the following statement on the need for...

July 22 1998

BIO is not surprised to learn that the Roslin Institute has verified the origins of Dolly the...

February 11 1998

Carl B. Feldbaum, president of BIO today issued the following statement after the Senate voted...

January 7 1998

Carl B. Feldbaum, president of BIO, today issued the following statement in response to news...

June 7 1997

Carl B. Feldbaum, president of BIO, issued the following statement today in response to the...

July 28 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) thanks the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, the Agency) for the opportunity to submit comments on the Draft Guidance for Industry on Best Practices in Developing Proprietary Names for Drugs.
February 3 2014
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) thanks the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the opportunity to submit comments on the “Draft Guidance for Industry on Pharmacy Compounding of Human Drug Products Under Section 503A of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.”
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...
November 18 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) thanks the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the opportunity to submit comments on the “Draft Guidance for Industry on Patient Counseling Information Section of Labeling for Human Prescription Drug and Biological Products.”  
November 5 2013
BIO thanks FDA for releasing this Draft Guidance specifying the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number as FDA’s preferred Unique Facility Identifier (UFI) system in accordance with the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) sections 701 and 702.  BIO supports FDA’s effort to have a single facility identification system in order to facilitate FDA’s activities that follow-on to registration which help secure patient and consumer safety, and we have several recommendations and requests for clarification on the proposal put forth in the Draft Guidance.
May 7 2014
Pediatric research is essential to study the effects of new therapeutics in children
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.
February 26 2014
Transparent communication important for Patients and Physicians
October 22 2013
Pending Legislation will Protect Indiana Citizens Utilizing Biologic Medications to Manage Chronic Diseases and other Unmet Medical Needs
September 5 2013
Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of BIO, issued the following statement on the California Senate's passage of Senate Bill 598.