BIO Elects John Maraganore, Ph.D., as New Chair

Jun 19 2017
A new slate of officers and Board members were elected during the 2017 BIO International Convention.

Media Advisory: Bioscience Job Creation Through Smart State Policies

Jun 16 2017
Release of report detailing state legislative best practices in support of bioscience jobs, investments and innovation.

Media Advisory: University Research is Key Driver of National Economy

Jun 16 2017
New report demonstrates the enormous financial and jobs impact from patent licensing of university research, known as tech transfer. Real-world examples of success from the University of California System and Stanford University will be shared.

Vonnie Estes to Receive 2017 Rosalind Franklin Award

Jun 14 2017
BIO announced that biotech industry veteran Vonnie Estes will receive the 4th annual Rosalind Franklin Award for Leadership in Industrial Biotechnology on Tuesday July 25, 2017, during a lunch plenary session of the 2017 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology.

BIO Congratulates Members for Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Jun 12 2017
Washington, D.C. (June 12, 2017) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today congratulated member companies Merck & Co., Inc., Amgen Inc., and Dow Chemical Company for receiving 2017 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. The awards, given by the EPA, recognize company innovation and biotechnology’s contribution to reducing pollution.

BIO World Congress Announces 2017 GreenTech Investor Sessions

Jun 8 2017
BIO today announced that eleven emerging companies will make formal presentations to investors during GreenTech Investor Sessions at the 2017 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology.

Convention to Feature Modern Ag Innovation Programming

Jun 6 2017
Washington, D.C. (June 6, 2017) – Today, BIO announced programming and speakers for its Modern Ag Innovation Day, which will take place on Tuesday, June 20th at BIO’s 2017 International Convention (June 19-22 in San Diego). Programming will feature agricultural, business, and civic leaders from around the world discussing the contributions biology-based innovations have made to agriculture.

GM Crops Increase Environmental Sustainability and Farmer Incomes

Jun 5 2017
Washington, D.C. (June 5, 2017) – Over the last twenty years, biotech crops have increased agriculture’s environmental sustainability, while providing significant economic benefits, according to a newly released global impacts study.

BIO Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Impression Products v. Lexmark International

May 30 2017
Washington, DC (May 30, 2017) – Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Impression Products  v. Lexmark International.

POET Founder, Chairman and CEO Jeff Broin to Receive 2017 BIO George Washington Carver Award

May 25 2017
BIO today announced that POET Founder, Chairman and CEO Jeff Broin will receive the 10th annual George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology. The award will be presented on Monday July 24, 2017, during a morning plenary session of the 2017 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The world’s largest industrial biotechnology and partnering event will be held July 23-26, 2017 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Québec, Canada.