Press Releases

Sep 29 2011

The 2011 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will bring together industry leaders, university researchers, and venture capitalists to facilitate networking and business partnerships between companies from the United States and Asia. 

Sep 28 2011

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced five agricultural research project grants aimed at developing regional, renewable energy markets and generating rural jobs. BIO thanks USDA and congratulates member companies participating in the projects.

Sep 28 2011

The Mississippi Biotechnology Association has joined the Council of State Bioscience Associations, a confederation of state-based trade organizations.These groups are recognized by BIO as affiliate organizations in their respective states.

Sep 20 2011

Elaine Chao will provide a keynote address at the upcoming inaugural BIO China International Conference on October 12-13 in Shanghai, China

Sep 19 2011

  The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced the preliminary set of speakers who will be featured on the Therapeutic Workshops during the10th annual BIO Investor Forum to be held October 25 - 26 in San Francisco, CA. 

Sep 16 2011

BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on President Obama's new initiatives to grow the nation's bioeconomy.

Sep 16 2011

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today that Joseph Damond is joining the organization as Senior Vice President, International Affairs.

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.