Press Releases

Sep 9 2011

BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on President Obama’s speech to Congress last night on “The American Jobs Act.”

Sep 8 2011

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on the passage of The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, H.R. 1249, by the U.S. Senate.

Sep 6 2011

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announces the initial selection of presenting companies for the 10th annual BIO Investor Forum to be held October 25 - 26 in San Francisco, CA.  

Sep 6 2011

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced the keynote speakers for the BIO India International Conference to be held September 21 - 22 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre in Hyderabad, India.

Sep 1 2011

Research and development in synthetic biology is an evolution of biotechnology innovation that should be supported and encouraged by federal regulatory policies.

Sep 1 2011

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) V recommendations as published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Aug 22 2011

Advanced and cellulosic biofuel producers are continuing to make progress in bringing new technologies to commercial scale; federal loan guarantees are helping to mitigate ongoing economic uncertainty.

Aug 22 2011

The online application process opens on Friday, August 26th and closes on Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 5:00 pm EST.  

Aug 16 2011

USDA, DOE and the Navy announced an initiative for public-private partnerships to build biorefineries and bring advanced biofuel technology to the market sooner.

Aug 3 2011

New Site Stands as Online Voice for BIO and Biotech Industry's Advocacy Efforts

Aug 3 2011

Animal Agriculture Coalition Members denounce political interference in FDA process.

Jul 27 2011

BIO praised today’s ruling by a U.S. District Court dismissing a lawsuit that sought to block federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

Jul 26 2011

BIO applauded Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack’s announcement of four new BCAP project areas in six states that are expected to generate as many as 3,400 jobs in rural areas.

Jul 21 2011

There are many examples of how genetically engineered (GE) animals can positively transform public health and food production for everyday consumers as well as those with life-threatening medical conditions.

Jul 15 2011

BIO and other advanced biofuels groups have long advocated for an investment tax credit (ITC) option for all non-commercial advanced biofuels technologies.

Jul 5 2011

Biotech crops require less tilling of the soil and fewer applications of insecticides.  These practices promote environmental sustainability, reduce on-farm fuel use and increase profit margins for U.S. farms.

Jun 30 2011

The event provides an opportunity to showcase industrial biotechnology innovation and developments from Asia and other emerging regions of the world.

Jun 30 2011

National Survey Shows American Voters and Biotech Industry Aligned on Key Policy Priorities - Curing Disease and Improving Lives

Jun 30 2011

BIO thanks Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) for introducing legislation that would make algae and other second-generation biofuels eligible for the cellulosic biofuels production tax credit and create an optional investment tax credit.

Jun 30 2011

More than 15,000 biotechnology industry leaders and public officials gathered for networking, deal-making and high-level sessions.

Jun 29 2011

“Unleashing the Promise of Biotechnology: Advancing American Innovation to Cure Disease and Save Lives” Provides Roadmap for Transformative Policy Changes

Jun 29 2011

3rd annual Worldview Bio-Innovation Scorecard report released at 2011 BIO International Convention showcased the cutting-edge biotech developments shaping the socio-economic progress of countries worldwide

Jun 29 2011

BIO presents Maryland Sen. Nancy J. King (Democrat, District 39) with its 2011 Legislator of the Year Award. Senator King received the award in the Maryland pavilion at the 2011 BIO International Convention taking place in Washington, DC.