Press Releases

Any waiver of the RFS would have little to no effect on corn prices, but would certainly harm biofuel producers and biotechnology companies across the United States, BIO said today in official comments to the Environmental Protection Agency. 

The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature breakout sessions focused on using biomass to replace fossil fuels in creating bioenergy, biofuels and other bioproducts. 

Sessions to focus on new pharma-VC models for biotech investing, new corporate VC models and forecasting 2013 

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America PhRMA President and CEO John J. Castellani and BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following joint statement on the implementation of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA V).

A large coalition of advanced and traditional renewable fuel stakeholders today joined forces to defend America’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the economic, employment, domestic renewable energy and national security benefits the RFS provides.

Bill would stimulate capital formation for small biotech companies.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature industry leaders, university researchers and venture capitalists to facilitate networking and business partnerships this October 9-12 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Canada. 

The BIO Investor Forum will be October 9-10 in San Francisco, CA.

At BIO India, views were expressed on public policies that are intended to bring about innovation, collaboration and investment in the biotech sector, in particular strong intellectual property (IP) protections and regulatory mechanisms.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and abstracts for panels, individual papers, and posters for the 2013 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. 

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today Dr. Jon Hagler, Missouri Director of Agriculture, will deliver a keynote address at the BIO Livestock Biotech Summit this September. 

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today Justin Chesnut, Director of the Poultry Business Unit for Elanco Animal Health, will deliver the opening keynote address at the BIO Livestock Biotech Summit this September. 

The 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will feature two breakout sessions focusing on commercial applications for algae and advances in algal biomass production and processing. 

BIO Investor Forum will be held October 9-10, 2012 in San Francisco, CA.

Event to take place in Shanghai, China, October 24-25, 2012.

The Livestock Biotech Summit announced its breakout sessions for the September conference, which will focus on communication; care and use of animals in research; and financing the future of food, fiber and pharmaceuticals. 

BIO thanked Gov. Mitt Romney for his stated intention to “support increased market penetration and competition among energy sources by maintaining the RFS” in “The Romney Plan For A Stronger Middle Class: ENERGY INDEPENDENCE,” released yesterday. 

BIO India will be held September 12-13 at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai.

The Summit will bring together industry leaders, university researchers and venture capitalists to facilitate networking and business partnerships this October 10-12 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Canada.

The Renewable Fuel Standard provides the fundamental foundation driving private investment in America’s advanced biofuels industry.  A waiver of the RFS is unlikely to provide relief from this year’s drought. But it could extend by several years the drought in investment capital for advanced biofuels.

BIO Investor Forum will be held October 9-10, 2012 in San Francisco, CA 

BIO India will be held September 12-13 at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai.

The Renewable Fuel Standard (FRS) sets a path for U.S. energy security, reduced reliance on foreign oil and a cleaner environment; and it’s working. 

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced more than 100 speakers covering the latest in industrial biotechnology at the 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy