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BIO and Nikon Instruments Inc. Jointly announce a new Program for Research Grade Microscope System for BIO Members

Jul 15 2016
BIO and Nikon Instruments Inc. jointly announce a new partnership under the BIO Business Solutions® offerings.

BIO Applauds Advancement of H.R. 3299

Jul 14 2016
Statement on House Energy & Commerce Committee Passage of H.R. 3299, the Strengthening Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2016

BIO Applauds Passage of Federal Approach to GMO Disclosure

Jul 14 2016
Washington, D.C. (July 14, 2016) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) welcomes Congressional passage of a federal, uniform approach to GMO disclosure.   

BIO Submits Comments on Proposed 2017 Renewable Fuel Standards

Jul 11 2016
BIO today submitted comments on EPA's proposed Renewable Fuel Standards for 2017, demonstrating that EPA’s interpretation of statutory waiver authority is flawed and its proposed volumes of renewable fuel available for the program are too low and should be revised upward.

BIO Congratulates Senate on Passage of GMO Disclosure Package

Jul 8 2016
BIO applauds and commends the U.S. Senate for approving the bipartisan Roberts-Stabenow GMO labeling and disclosure solution.

BIO Applauds Senate Support of GMO Disclosure Package

Jul 7 2016
Food and ag groups urge Senate passage this week Washington, D.C. (July 7, 2016) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) joins more than a thousand food and agriculture organizations from across the country in applauding action in the U.S. Senate to advance the bipartisan Roberts-Stabenow GMO labeling and disclosure solution.

BIO Response to Hillary Clinton’s Initiative on Technology & Innovation

Jun 28 2016
BIO welcomes many of the broad proposals put forth in Secretary Clinton’s Tech & Innovation Agenda and we share her optimism in the power of American innovation and ingenuity to address global health, environmental and food-supply challenges.

BIO Thanks Senators for Supporting Higher RFS Volumes

Jun 24 2016
Today, a bipartisan group of 39 Senators -- led by Sens. Charles Grassley (R-IA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) -- urged EPA to get the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) “back on track by setting blending targets where Congress intended and by removing the distribution waiver.”

BIO Welcomes Senate Agreement on GMO Labeling

Jun 23 2016
Congress urged to “act immediately” to enact national program Washington, D.C. (June 23, 2016) – Senate leaders announced today an agreement on legislative language aimed at establishing national standards for GMO food labeling and disclosure.  

BIO Strongly Opposes H.R. 5573

Jun 23 2016
Bill would undermine critical work of biotechnology companies developing new cures and treatments. BIO SVP for Federal Government Relations released the following statement regarding H.R. 5573 and companion legislation in the Senate, which would amend the Public Health Service Act to shorten the exclusivity period for innovative biological products from 12 to 7 years.