Funding

The summary explains the criteria for investment companies, the process by which investment companies would apply and the manner in which the equity financing provided by the SBA could used.

The Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary Cathy Zoi announced funding of $24 million for three research groups addressing key hurdles in commercialization of algae at the 2010 World Congress.

The Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary Cathy Zoi announced funding of $24 million for three research groups addressing key hurdles in commercialization of algae at the 2010 World Congress.

The U.S. bioscience industry continued to score employment gains through 2008 - the first year of the recent economic downturn, according to a study released today by Battelle and the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).

Biotechnology is all around us and is already a big part of our lives, providing breakthrough products and technologies to combat disease, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, and make useful products.

The holidays came a bit early for 19 biorefinery projects, in the form of a whopping $564 million in federal grant funds. Additional private investments are expected to pour another $700 million into these initiatives.

Call it venture capital with a heart. Venture philanthropy offers fresh sources of funding for biotechnology research.

We have used the biological processes of microorganisms for 6,000 years to make useful food products, such as bread and cheese, and to preserve dairy products.

Today, the biotechnology industry is enjoying more success and influence than ever before. Our industry’s innovations continue to improve the lives of people worldwide, and the advancement of these innovations is supported by the work of BIO.

July 10 2013
A healthy public market is key to the success of the biotech industry, as growing innovators often turn to an IPO to fund late-stage clinical trials.
March 16 2012
On behalf of BIO and its more than 1,100 members, Jim Greenwood submitted a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in strong support of H.R. 3606, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.
March 6 2012
William D. Waddill, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of OncoMed Pharmaceuticals highlights the importance of capital formation to encourage investment in the biotechnology industry and spur job growth across the country.
December 1 2011
On December 1, BIO submitted written testimony to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on the importance of implementing policies that will spur job growth through capital formation while protecting investors.  
May 17 2011
BIO encourages Congress to support advanced biofuels and biobased products programs and initiatives during consideration of the Fiscal Year 2012 Energy & Water Appropriations bill. Industrial biotechnology is the key enabling technology that is causing a dramatic paradigm shift in the production of fuels and chemicals. By building modern biorefineries and using industrial biotechnology our nation could significantly reduce its dependence on foreign sources of oil.
September 11 2013
Speakers will provide fresh insight, investment opportunities in biotech sector.
July 10 2013
Chimerix President and CEO emphasizes the role of the public market to help finance critical R&D.
June 14 2012
Support Of Industry Underscores Pro-Business Commitment
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."