Press Releases

BIO's Brent Erickson, executive vice president of the Industrial & Environmental Section, spoke at the Advanced Biofuel Leadership Conference in Washington, today, and said high prices for foreign oil have hastened the blend wall. The Renewable Fuel Standard forces us to solve our over-reliance on foreign oil.

Forum to confront issues and roadblocks to finding treatments and cures.

BIO stands ready to work with the Administration to develop policies that help spur innovation, foster economic opportunity, discover new cures and create jobs.  

Continued stable implementation of the RFS provides companies developing innovative new advanced and cellulosic biofuels confidence that the U.S. fuel market will remain open, if they can produce the fuels.

“We could not be more excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of BIO’s World Congress to highlight the growth of the industry, particularly in Canada,” said Brent Erickson, executive vice president for BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section. 

Strong Intellectual Property Protection Is Vital For The Life Sciences Industry.

BIO announced the companies confirmed to present at the 2013 BIO International Convention.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and BioFlorida commend the Florida Senate Committee on Health Policy for passage of Senate Bill 732 out of committee.

In statehouses around the country, lawmakers are beginning to address the complexities of cutting-edge biotech drugs and the regulatory issues related to the interchangeability of biosimilar medicines.

The BIO Alliance Zone and Translational Research Forum to be featured at the global event for biotechnology.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 8, 2013) – Whole Foods announced today that it will require the makers of food products sold in its stores to state on the label if a product contains an ingredient produced through agricultural biotechnology.

BIO and ASTA are pleased to announce that the American Farm Bureau Federation, American Soybean Association , and the National Corn Growers Association have become signatories to the Accord.

Forbes 30 Under 30: The Rising Stars Transforming Science and Healthcare – The Real Future of Biotech.

Global biofuel and renewable chemical company executives and managers developing strategies to further commercialization will speak in breakout sessions at BIO’s 10th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology this June in Montreal, Canada. 

On March 4, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed PAHPRA by a vote of 370-28.

The 2013 BIO International Convention will feature six diverse Super Sessions highlighting pressing industry topics such as the state of the industry, emerging R&D initiatives between public and private sectors,the future of biotechnology under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the future of deal-making and global innovation.

BIO lauds the Senate for passing H.R. 307, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (PAHPRA), yesterday by a unanimous vote.

Forum to highlight new therapies and diagnosis for rare diseases, business models and partnering strategies for orphan drug products and commercialization of biologics for orphan indications and rare diseases

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued long-awaited approval for advanced and cellulosic biofuels from camelina and energy cane, as well as renewable gasoline from previously approved biomass sources.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced its plenary session program for the 2013 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology featuring biofuel and biobased product company executives, scientists and government officials from across the globe. 

The ISAAA report, Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2012, says a record 17.3 million farmers in 28 countries are growing biotech crops on 420 million acres. 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it is extending for 60 days the comment period for the genetically engineered AquAdvantage Salmon.

With one-third of all attendees international, the 2013 BIO International Convention will host a wide range of programming focused on new opportunities within emerging markets and strategies for growing the global biotech industry