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Biobased Economy Members

BIO is the champion of the global biobased economy – the value chain of sustainable and transformative biology-driven innovations

BIO is the only global organization that brings together biotech innovators to develop sustainable sources of food, feed, energy, biobased products, renewable chemicals, improved manufacturing processes, and innovative health therapies. Our member companies represent the entire biobased supply chain, including feedstock production, processing, and finished consumer products. 
 
 
The strength and success of the global economy increasingly depends on our ability to innovate and provide technological solutions for farmers, manufacturers, energy producers, retailers, and consumers. Join us to interact with our members on the forefront of discovering, developing, and delivering a host of new solutions across these sectors. Contact us to learn how your organization can get involved.  

 

Key Areas of Focus for BIO Experts & Membership

Our staff is focused on ensuring a favorable policy, regulatory, legal, and business environment for our members to thrive in the biobased economy. As a BIO member, you will have a seat at the table and an opportunity to shape and influence policy development in key areas including:
 

Enabling Technologies and Acceptance

• BIO advocates for and defends access to key enabling biotechnologies like genetic engineering, gene editing, and synthetic biology.

• As a BIO member, you can drive BIO’s strategy development to promote technology acceptance for industry breakthroughs.

Renewable Chemicals

  • BIO is the only global trade association developing renewable chemicals policies. We crafted and championed the introduction of a bipartisan federal tax credit bill that would spur investment and growth in renewable chemical manufacturing, and we are a leader in the development of U.S. Farm Bill energy title programs that drive growth in the biobased economy.
     
  • As a BIO member, you will have unique opportunities to help develop critical policies at the federal and state level, and network with potential investors, customers, and stakeholders in the renewable chemicals and biobased value chain

Crop Production & Enhancement

  • BIO develops policy and strategies to support biological systems approaches to crop production and enhancement.
     
  • Whether you are interested in improved crops, agricultural microbials, or other biological-driven farm solutions, as a BIO member, you benefit from our technical expertise and relationships with the U.S. government, international and state leaders, and the food value chain to move industry forward toward common goals.

Food and Feed Inputs

  • BIO has key, trust-based relationships with the food and animal feed sectors and can leverage those relationships to advance industry objectives related to food ingredients, flavorings, processing aids, food enzymes, and food safety. 
     
  • As a BIO member, you can actively engage with USDA, FDA, and EPA to promote valuable, cutting-edge biobased food and feed input solutions

Crop Production & Enhancement

  • BIO develops policy and strategies to support biological systems approaches to crop production and enhancement.
     
  • Whether you are interested in improved crops, agricultural microbials, or other biological-driven farm solutions, as a BIO member, you benefit from our technical expertise and relationships with the U.S. government, international and state leaders, and the food value chain to move industry forward toward common goals.

Bioenergy and Low Carbon Fuels

  • BIO is the voice of the advanced biofuels industry. We are a leader in defending the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), and we were selected as the North American hub of the below50 coalition, which promotes investment in the world’s most sustainable transportation fuels.
     
  • As a BIO member, you will help to ensure the bioenergy sector has adequate incentives for investment and growth as the EPA formulates annual RFS regulations.

Improving Animal Health & Welfare and Human Health

  • BIO promotes a regulatory and acceptance environment that enables commercialization of animals with valuable health and welfare traits, animals that generate sustainable food development, and animals that offer promising human health benefits.
     
  • As a BIO member, you will work with the U.S. government, state and international leaders, and the food value chain to promote innovative solutions to the challenges facing animal health.

One Health

  • BIO promotes a “One Health” approach to problem solving that recognizes that the health of people, animals, and the environment are interconnected and that solutions to health challenges should be developed with this interrelationship in mind.
     
  • As BIO member, you will work with BIO experts to support federal legislation and administrative actions that break down silos between human, animal, and environmental health programs and enhance collaboration among government agencies.

We are BIO. Join Us. Together, we do big things.

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