Press Releases

Mar 31 2011

BIO announces the industrial biotechnology companies selected to present their technology development and business models to an elite audience of investors and analysts at BIO’s 8th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.

Mar 30 2011

BIO thanks President Obama and his administration for leadership in supporting the commercial development of biorefineries.

Mar 21 2011

Five nations have come out in support of livestock cloning as one of many agricultural technologies that can help meet our growing demand for sustainable food production.

Mar 21 2011

Industry analysts are projecting double digit growth in the biobased product sector, and an overwhelming majority of company executives are optimistic about company and industry growth potential, according to recent research.

Mar 16 2011

NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD will share his insights on how ground-breaking biotech innovations can serve the health needs of the world’s poorest.

Mar 8 2011

BIO commends the Senate for its overwhelming passage of the America Invents Act by a vote of 95-5.

Mar 8 2011

Internet users can now access a searchable and easy-to-use database of ag biotech products online at www.BIOTradeStatus.com.

Mar 7 2011

The Award will be given to an individual who, through their work in or support of biotechnology, is harnessing its potential to heal, fuel or feed the planet.

Mar 7 2011

Company C-level executives, scientists and government officials from Canada, Europe and the United States will be featured presenters at BIO’s 8th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.

Mar 3 2011

The Virginia Refundable Research and Development Tax Credit, recently passed by the Virginia House and Senate, is a successfully proven incentive to create new jobs and enable small and large companies to advance new products and technologies.

Mar 2 2011

The 2011 BIO International Convention will feature six high-level super sessions focused on the state of the industry, global biotech advancements and the outlook on the future of the industry.

Feb 28 2011

The fourth annual George Washington Carver Award will recognize an individual who has demonstrated significant and innovative accomplishments that have employed industrial biotechnology to facilitate the advancement of a biobased economy and industrial sustainability.

Feb 22 2011

The ISAAA report, Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2010, says a record 15.4 million farmers in 29 countries are growing biotech crops on 366 million acres.

Feb 22 2011

BIO issues statement commending today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Bruesewitz v. Wyeth.

Feb 21 2011

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) stresses the critical importance of protecting intellectual property abroad in comments recently filed with the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) on the 2011 Special 301 Review.

Feb 17 2011

BIO welcomes the announcement of the appointment of Teresa Stanek Rea as Deputy Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).

Feb 15 2011

Brent Erickson, executive vice president of the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s (BIO) Industrial & Environmental Section, has been named to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center (SynBERC).

Feb 14 2011

The study is expected to inform and improve communications between biotech executives, shareholders and policymakers. 

Feb 14 2011

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) Industry Analysis and  BioMedTracker (BMT) announced results of a study today that shows the overall success rate for drugs moving through clinical trials to FDA approval from late 2003 to the end of 2010 is  near one in 10.

Feb 14 2011

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to conclude the 13th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference.

Feb 11 2011

BIO announces that President and CEO James C. Greenwood will ring the closing bell at The NASDAQ Stock Marke.

Feb 11 2011

According to a new survey of CEOs of small biotech firms that received Therapeutic Discovery Project awards last fall, the TDP is important to the viability of the companies receiving the award and allowed these small businesses to create or sustain jobs.

Feb 9 2011

BIO announces that former Senator John B. Breaux (D-LA), former Member, Senate Finance Committee, along with former Congressman Jim McCrery III (R-LA), former Ranking Member, House Ways & Means Committee, will be panelists at the 13th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference.

Feb 9 2011

BIO and several of its member companies will offer input on progress and potential adjustments to the LCFS as a member of the California Air Resources Board Low Carbon Fuel Standard Advisory Panel.