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BIO Names Stephanie Batchelor Vice President for Industrial & Environmental Section

Jul 2 2019
Washington, D.C. (July 2, 2019) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today that Stephanie Batchelor has been named BIO’s vice president for its industrial & environmental (I&E) section.

BIO Announces 2019 Start-up Stadium Winners

Jul 1 2019
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today announced winners of the Start-up Stadium competition held last month at the BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. 

EWIB Partners with BIO to Promote Gender Diversity on Corporate Boards

Jun 25 2019
Executive Women in Bio (EWIB) partners with BIO to promote gender diversity on corporate boards. The new partnership will help change the landscape of life science boardrooms by expanding executive women's resources and visibility.

Financing Our Energy Future Act Will Foster Innovative, Bio-Based Projects

Jun 13 2019
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today thanked Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Representatives Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) and Ron Estes (R-Kan.) for introducing the Financing Our Energy Future Act.

BIO President: Executive Order on Agricultural Biotechnology Is ‘Important Step Forward’

Jun 11 2019
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today expressed support for President Donald J. Trump’s executive order, titled “Modernizing the Regulatory Framework for Agricultural Biotechnology Products.” 

Ending Unjustified RFS Waivers Will Put America on a More Sustainable Path

Jun 11 2019
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today expressed support for a U.S. Senate letter, authored by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), requesting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler end the practice of granting small refinery hardship waivers under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for large or unqualified refiners and immediately reallocate the gallons of biofuels lost as a result of the waivers. 

BIO 2019 Wraps Up Week of Biotechnology Progress

Jun 6 2019
United under the Convention theme, “It Starts With One,” companies, academic centers, patient groups, researchers, regulatory leaders and investors worked to progress approaches in key areas, such as drug development, patient access, gene therapy, diversity and inclusion, opioids, renewable fuels and agriculture. 

BIO Statement on USDA Proposed Rule for Biotechnology Regulations

Jun 5 2019
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement of proposed revisions to its biotechnology regulations, referred to by the agency as the “SECURE” rule.

United’s ‘Flight for the Planet’ Utilizing Biotechnology for Most Eco-Friendly Commercial Flight of its Kind

Jun 5 2019
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement today on the departure of United Airlines’ “Flight for the Planet.” The flight, which is traveling on World Environment Day from Chicago O’Hare to Los Angeles, is the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind in the history of aviation. 

BIO Applauds House Passage of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act

Jun 5 2019
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) applauds members of the House of Representatives for passing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act (PAHPAI) of 2019.