Press Releases

BIO announced today that a panel of top industry executives will discuss where biotech will be in the next ten years and how the pharmaceutical industry landscape is changing.

“Education is important to continue raising awareness, but simply labeling a food ‘Genetically Engineered’ or ‘GE’ doesn’t provide any meaningful information to consumers,” said Dr. Cathleen Enright, Executive Vice President, Food and Agriculture for BIO.

Global event for biotechnology to be held June 18-21, 2012 in Boston.

BIO thanks Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) and Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.) for introducing legislation that reduces taxes for U.S. producers of renewable chemicals and clears the path for commercialization of homegrown renewable chemical technology.

BIO and some of its partners wrote leaders of the Senate Appropriations Committee asking them to include authorization for the U.S. Department of Energy to transfer funds necessary to DOE’s support of an interagency Defense Production Act project to ramp up production of military aviation and diesel fuels. 

Programs reauthorized and funded in the Senate Agriculture Committee's version of the Farm Bill are valuable to the biotechnology industry.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today submitted a statement for the record to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures for a hearing on “Certain Expiring Tax Provisions”. 

BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement regarding the Obama Administration's new National Bioeconomy Blueprint issued today.

BIO today thanked Sens. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), and nine others for offering an amendment to improve the 2012 Farm Bill by providing mandatory funding for energy title programs that are helping revitalize rural America and build new agricultural markets

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Senator Michael Enzi (R-WY) as a Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Representative Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Representative Mike Rogers (R-MI) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Representative Jack Kingston (R-GA) as Legislator of the Year for 2011-2012.

Representatives from the Dow Chemical Company, Coca Cola, the National Defense Center for Energy and Environment and more will discuss the innovative use of industrial biotech in consumer products. 

This global event for biotechnology will be held June 18-21, 2012 in Boston.

Nominations for the award close on April 20.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) submitted comments yesterday to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on three draft guidance documents on biosimilar products.

(BIO) announced the industrial biotechnology companies selected to present their technology development and business models to investors and analysts at BIO’s 9th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization expressed strong support for the signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act into law today.

BIO joined 100 renewable energy, energy efficiency, farm, ranch, commodity, environmental, and other groups in a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees asking for reauthorization and funding of Farm Bill energy title programs.