Letters, Testimony & Comments

Jeffrey S. Hatfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vitae Pharmaceuticals On behalf of the Biotechnology Industry...
July 26 2012
Dear Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell: On behalf of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and its more than 1...
March 16 2012
William D. Waddill, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer OncoMed Pharmaceuticals highlights the importance of capital...
March 6 2012
On December 1, BIO submitted written testimony to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on the importance of...
December 1 2011
Hearing Testimony Scott Koenig, M.D., PH.D. Before the House of Representatives Committee on Small Business Good morning Chairman...
April 7 2011
BIO advocated for the recently enacted new Therapeutic Discovery Project Credit program, which was created as a unique opportunity for...
August 3 2010
A letter to the House Ways & Means Committee by 54 trade organizations and companies supporting the extension of cellulosic biofuel...
June 23 2010
Access to Early Capital In the United States and globally, commercial development of biotechnology relies on the continuing...
May 27 2010
BIO and 34 companies and trade organizations sent a letter to Chairman Levin and Ranking Member Camp, of the House Ways and Means...
May 17 2010
Good morning Chairwoman Velázquez, Ranking Member Graves, Members of the Committee, the Staff of the Committee, ladies and...
October 14 2009
Good morning Chairman Wu, Ranking Member Smith, Members of the Committee, ladies and gentleman. I am Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of...
April 23 2009
BIO urges that changes to FIN46(R) accurately reflect the underlying economics of collaborations.
November 15 2008
The letter, signed by approximately 60 patient groups, emphasizes support for restoring eligibility in the SBIR program to venture-backed...
September 18 2008
BIO addresses concerns to FASB’s Staff Position on accounting for instrument C and conventional convertible debt.
October 27 2007
The letter, signed by over 280 biotech executives, emphasizes support for restoring eligibility in the SBIR program to venture-backed...
July 26 2005
To Hector Barreto, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
November 4 2003
To Hector Barreto, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
October 21 2003
Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
May 13 2003
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.
July 26 2012
Jeffrey S. Hatfield, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vitae Pharmaceuticals, testified on behalf of BIO about the 10th anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
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.  
August 25 2014
Washington, D.C. (August 25, 2014) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced the initial list of presenting companies for the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum. The event is an international investor forum that assembles early and established private companies as well as emerging public biotechs, along with top public and private equity investors, to explore investment trends and opportunities in life sciences. The event will take place October 7-8, 2014 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. 
July 31 2014
Washington, D.C. (July 31, 2014) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today encourages support for the Competitiveness and Opportunity by Modernizing and Permanently Extending the Tax Credit for Experimentation (COMPETE) Act, introduced today by Senator Tom Carper (D-DE). 
April 7 2014
The EXPIRE Act would extend tax credits that expired at the end of 2013, including several of importance to the biotechnology industry.
September 30 2013
NSF-funded companies focused on drug discovery, diagnostics and other platform technologies.
September 11 2013
Speakers will provide fresh insight, investment opportunities in biotech sector.