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BIO Brings Worldwide Life Sciences Community Back to San Diego

Mar 23 2017
Registration Now Open for International Convention Set for June 19-22

Biotech Leader Testifies Before House Capital Markets Subcommittee

Mar 22 2017
Washington, DC (March 22, 2017) – Brian Hahn, Chief Financial Officer of GlycoMimetics, Inc., provided testimony today on behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) before the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises. Hahn serves as the Co-Chair of BIO’s Finance & Tax Committee.

BIO Announces Plenary Sessions for 2017 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

Mar 22 2017
BIO has officially released the list of speakers for plenary programs at the 2017 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The sessions will feature executives from the biofuels, household and personal care, and airline industries who will discuss technology breakthroughs, business partnerships and sustainability initiatives. The world’s largest industrial biotechnology event will be held July 23-26, 2017 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Québec, Canada. 

BIO Praises Reps. Sinema and Hollingsworth for Introducing the Fostering Innovation Act

Mar 22 2017
Washington, DC (March 22, 2017) – Today, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) applauds Reps. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN) for introducing the Fostering Innovation Act. The legislation would reduce compliance costs for growing businesses that benefitted from the JOBS Act.

BIO Statement on President’s Budget Proposal

Mar 16 2017

Washington, DC (March...

BIO Statement on Confirmation of Ms. Seema Verma

Mar 13 2017

BIO congratulates Ms. Seema Verma on her successful confirmation to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). We look forward to working with her and Secretary Price to advance...

BIO President & CEO Greenwood Testifies to House Subcommittee on the Next Farm Bill

Mar 9 2017
BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood today delivered testimony to a House Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit, Hearing: The Next Farm Bill: Rural Development & Energy Programs.

BIO is Now Accepting Nominations for its Fourth Annual Rosalind Franklin Award

Mar 8 2017
BIO began accepting nominations for its fourth annual Rosalind Franklin Award for Leadership in Industrial Biotechnology.  Each year, this award is given to an outstanding woman in the industrial biotechnology sector who has made significant contributions to the advancement of the biobased economy and biotech innovation. The 2017 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award will be presented at the 2017 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, which will be held July 23-26, 2017 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Québec, Canada. The deadline for nominations is March 24, 2017.

BIO Presents Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) Legislator of the Year Award

Feb 28 2017
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today presented Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) its Industrial & Environmental Section Legislator of the Year Award, recognizing the Senator’s steadfast commitment to growing South Dakota’s and the nation’s biobased economy.

BIO Submits Comments on EPA’s Proposed Denial of Petitions for Rulemaking to Change the RFS Point of Obligation

Feb 22 2017
In BIO’s view, granting the petitions to change the point of obligation would create unnecessary regulatory uncertainty and fail to further the statutory goals of the Renewable Fuel Standard (“RFS”) program.