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Event to take place in Shanghai, China, October 24-25, 2012.

The Livestock Biotech Summit announced its breakout sessions for the September conference, which will focus on communication; care and use of animals in research; and financing the future of food, fiber and pharmaceuticals. 

BIO thanked Gov. Mitt Romney for his stated intention to “support increased market penetration and competition among energy sources by maintaining the RFS” in “The Romney Plan For A Stronger Middle Class: ENERGY INDEPENDENCE,” released yesterday. 

BIO India will be held September 12-13 at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai.

The Summit will bring together industry leaders, university researchers and venture capitalists to facilitate networking and business partnerships this October 10-12 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, Canada.

The Renewable Fuel Standard provides the fundamental foundation driving private investment in America’s advanced biofuels industry.  A waiver of the RFS is unlikely to provide relief from this year’s drought. But it could extend by several years the drought in investment capital for advanced biofuels.

BIO Investor Forum will be held October 9-10, 2012 in San Francisco, CA 

BIO India will be held September 12-13 at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai.

The Renewable Fuel Standard (FRS) sets a path for U.S. energy security, reduced reliance on foreign oil and a cleaner environment; and it’s working. 

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced more than 100 speakers covering the latest in industrial biotechnology at the 2012 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

Event to take place in Shanghai, China, October 24-25, 2012 .

Waiving the federal Renewable Fuel Standard even for one year will produce instability in the program for several years, causing uncertainty for companies investing in advanced biofuels and for farmers growing next-generation energy crops. 

Producing renewable chemicals and biobased products using homegrown biotechnology can generate additional employment opportunities across the United States, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and its member companies said today. 

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today thanked Sens. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and members of the Senate Finance Committee. 

The global event for biotech will take place in Chicago, IL, April 22-25, 2013.

The measure forces certain companies to pay for disposal.

The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets held a hearing entitled “The 10th Anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.” Jeff Hatfield, President and CEO of Vitae Pharmaceuticals, presented testimony about the effects of regulatory burdens in Sarbanes-Oxley.

Groups issue booklet to help biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies identify pipeline medicines with doping potential.

New bill will update SEC filing status classifications to ease costly regulatory burdens on small public companies 

“This is such an exciting time for the agricultural biotechnology sector because we’re starting to see those next generation products that directly benefit the consumer,” says Dr. Cathleen Enright, Executive Vice President for Food & Agriculture at BIO.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds the U.S. Navy’s operational debut of drop-in advanced biofuels in its ships and aircrafts this week at the 22-nation Pacific Rim training exercises off the coast of Hawaii. 

Genetically engineered (GE) varieties of soybeans, cotton and corn are the preferred choice of U.S. farmers over their conventional and organic counterparts, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

“The BIO Livestock Summit will focus on how we could use animal biotechnology to develop novel health care applications, provide more sustainable food animals and raise livestock that are more environmentally friendly.” 

The process must become more predictable, transparent and efficient.