Press Releases

Ten of the brightest young minds in biotech have won the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge.

The 4th Annual Scientific American Worldview Report and Scorecard - the most comprehensive country-by-country analysis of biotechnology - reveals the parameters essential for building a successful biotechnology hub in today's increasingly global industry.

BIO will host a phone briefing during the 2012 BIO International Convention that will provide a global perspective on the latest biotechnology developments shaping nations around the world.

This BIO Buzz Center event will feature Dr. Catherine Woteki, USDA’s Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics - U.S. Department of Agriculture and Naomi Stevens, Head of Market Acceptance for BioScience at Bayer CropScience.

Small- to medium-sized biotechnology companies are bringing innovation to global health, according to a report published today by BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH) and BIO.

Jun 12 2012

Support Of Industry Underscores Pro-Business Commitment

Panel Calls for the Urgent Need to Better Fuel the Biotechnology Pipeline with a Diverse Workforce 

BIO co-signed a letter to leaders of the House and Senate with eight other biofuel trade associations, environmental advocates, and agriculture policy groups expressing strong support for extending and maintaining federal policies that are critical to the ongoing development of advanced biofuels.

BIO is pleased to announce that the BIO International Leadership Award winner for the 2012 BIO International Convention is the Rt Honourable David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities and Science, United Kingdom.

The 2012 BIO International Convention looks to give a global perspective on regulatory and acceptance issues within the food and agriculture and industrial and environmental sectors of the industry through the Leadership Summit. 

A host of agricultural and scientific organizations have praised President Obama for his “aggressive support” for innovation in agriculture, including biotechnology.

The report will be released at a Super Session, titled "International Leaders Share Their Worldview: Scientific American's Regional Bio-Innovation Scorecard."

The 2012 BIO International Convention will return to Boston, Mass. for the global event for biotechnology, which will take place June 18-21, 2012 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

BIO is pleased to announce the Pipelines of Promise Buzz of BIO winner for the 2012 BIO International Convention is Deuteria Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a virtual biotechnology company based in Boston, Mass. and founded in 2010.

BIO Academic Park and Translational Research Forum to be featured at the global event for biotechnology 

BIO and a number of other organizations expressed disappointment that the Senate Armed Services Committee adopted amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act blocking the Department of Defense’s (DoD) use of domestically produced alternative energy. 

BIO commends the bipartisan Senate approval of FDASIA, which includes a reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA).  

BIO applauds Senator Robert Menendez for introducing the “The Extension of the Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit.”

Seed technology is vital for developing country farmers.

BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood will deliver state of the industry remarks.

“Farm Bill energy programs are working and BIO member companies are beginning to put steel in the ground,” BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood said today in testimony to the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.

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.