NAS Report Upholds Safety of GE Crops and Foods

May 17 2016
There’s no evidence to suggest that foods from genetically engineered (GE) crops are less safe than foods from non-GE crops, according to a new National Academies of Sciences report.

Will Smith to Deliver Keynote at 2016 BIO International Convention

May 13 2016
Actor, producer, musician and philanthropist recently played Dr. Bennet Omalu in the film, “Concussion”

BIO’s Livestock Biotech Summit Becomes Animal Biotech Summit to Reflect New Theme and Goals

May 12 2016
“Advancing One Health through Biotechnology”

BIO Applauds Senators Heitkamp, Heller and Peters for Introducing the SEC Small Business Advocate Act

Apr 29 2016
Bill would enhance the voice of emerging companies at the SEC

BIO Collaborates with NIH and NSF on Growing “Innovation Zone” at BIO 2016 International Convention

Apr 29 2016
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced an agreement to feature Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)-funded early-stage biomedical companies in an expanded Innovation Zone at the 2016 BIO International Convention. 

BIO Statement on USTR’s 2016 “Special 301 Report”

Apr 28 2016
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) released the following statement regarding The Office of the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) 2016 Special 301 Report:

The 2016 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology Closed with a Record Number of Partnering Meetings

Apr 25 2016
This year’s Conference drew around 907 industry leaders from 529 companies, 32 countries and 31 states, as well as the District of Columbia. Organized by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology hosted more than 1,961 partnering meetings, nearly a 40% increase from the 2015 BIO World Congress.

CSRxP Plan Fails to Tackle Real Drivers of Consumer Out of Pocket Costs

Apr 25 2016
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) issued the following statement today regarding the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing’s policy proposals on prescription drug prices:

BIO Presents Dr. Ganesh Kishore New Award for Leadership and Legacy in Industrial Biotechnology

Apr 20 2016
BIO presented Dr. Ganesh Kishore, CEO, MLSCFI and co-Managing Partner, Spruce Capital Partners, the first annual BIO Leadership and Legacy Award today during BIO’s 13th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The new award was created to honor an individual who has shown exemplary leadership and who has dedicated a significant portion of their career to advancing industrial biotechnology and growing the biobased economy.

Kentucky Governor Bevin Signs Bill Ensuring Patient Access to Interchangeable Biologic Medicines

Apr 15 2016
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and Kentucky Life Science Council (KLSC) commend Governor Matt Bevin for signing critical legislation to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.