Press Releases

The global event for biotech to take place in San Diego, CA June 23-26, 2014

Today, September 12, 2012, The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) thanked Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) and other original co-sponsors for introducing the Qualifying Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Act of 2013, which provides renewable chemical producers access to production tax credits currently available for other renewable energy producers. 

Speakers will provide fresh insight, investment opportunities in biotech sector.

Pending Legislation will Protect Pennsylvanians Utilizing Biologic Medications to Manage Chronic Diseases and other Unmet Medical Needs

Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of BIO, issued the following statement on the California Senate's passage of Senate Bill 598.

BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood spoke at the ribbon cutting ceremony of Gevo's new demonstration-scale biorefinery in Silsbee, Texas, which will process 100,000 lbs. of renewable chemicals per year.

BIO applauds Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) for introducing the Medical Testing Availability Act of 2013 (H.R. 3005). 

The BIO Investor Forum will be from October 8-9, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

BIO urges EPA to continue to resist the oil refining industry's efforts to set up market barriers through this regulatory system.

S. 1413 and H.R. 2725 would exempt future FDA user fees from sequestration.

BIO Jobs is your online resource for biotechnology employment opportunities.

BIO released a statement in support of the FDA Safety Over Sequestration Act (H.R. 2725), which would exempt user fees, including those paid by BIO member companies, from the operation of sequestration.

GMO Answers responds to the toughest questions about GMOs and puts previously hard-to-find health and safety information in one place for the first time.

The Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) must be maintained in order to spur alternative energy production and mitigate the impacts of over-reliance on oil, according BIO.

In the latest edition of the Food and Drug Policy Forum, an article by Food & Water Watch asserts that FDA is not ready to regulate the world’s first biotech food animal. 

Scott Whitaker has been appointed President of the BIO International Convention.

Adoption of GE soybeans, corn and cotton is at 90 percent or higher.

H.R. 2629 will cut compliance costs for innovative emerging biotech companies

Chimerix President and CEO emphasizes the role of the public market to help finance critical R&D.

BIO welcomes the reopening of USDA's BioPreferred labeling program, which enables consumers to identify certified biobased products.

BIO urges EPA to finalize Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emissions rules in order to support development of advanced biofuels.

BIO today thanked Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) for introducing the Qualifying Renewable Chemical Production Tax Credit Act of 2013, which reduces taxes for U.S. producers and helps them to commercialize homegrown technology.

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law today, PA 13-183, the GMO food labeling bill.  Connecticut is the first state to require the special labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients.