Tennessee State Representative Sexton Honored as BIO State Legislator of the Year

Jun 17 2015
BIO announces its selection of Tennessee State Representative Cameron Sexton (District 25) as a state Legislator of the Year for 2015.

BIO Releases White Paper Encouraging Industry to Include the Patient Voice Early in Drug Discovery

Jun 17 2015
BIO released a white paper - A Lifecycle Approach to Structured Benefit/Risk Assessment Framework - to encourage companies to incorporate and reflect patient preferences throughout the drug development lifecycle. The white paper release coincides with the BIO International Convention, taking place this week in Philadelphia, Penn.

New White Paper from BIO, NORD, and EY Finds Orphan Drug Tax Credit is Crucial to Rare Disease R&D

Jun 17 2015
Important Legislation Helps More Than 30 Million Americans Suffering From Rare Diseases

BIO Releases Bioscience Economic Development Guide

Jun 16 2015
The Best Practices Guide is the bioscience industry’s leading comprehensive analysis of state legislative and regulatory initiatives in support of economic development.

BIO 2015 International Convention Everyday Superhero Honorees Announced

Jun 16 2015
The 2015 BIO International Convention announced the top Honorees in the association’s Everyday Superhero contest, recognizing biotech leaders in the patient, industry and academic communities whose accomplishments are helping those battling debilitating and chronic disease. Honorees were chosen from one of three categories: Patient/ Patient Group, Pharma/ Biotech and University Research Institutions.

New Research Shows Growing Industry-Academic Ties in Advancing New Medicines to Improve Patient Lives

Jun 16 2015
BIO and Battelle's Technology Partnership Practice today released a report highlighting the growing and essential nature of industry-academic collaborations that bridge the gap between bioscience discoveries and the delivery of innovative products to improve medical outcomes in patients.

Council of State Bioscience Associations Announces New Board Leadership

Jun 16 2015


BIO Elects New Chair, Officers, and Board Members

Jun 15 2015
BIO is pleased to announce the election of Ron Cohen, MD, President & CEO, Acorda Therapeutics, as the new Chair of its Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 term. 

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly to Give Live Interview from International Space Station at BIO 2015 Wednesday Keynote Luncheon

Jun 12 2015
"We are thrilled to partner with NASA to make this exciting live interview from the International Space Station a reality for our event attendees,” said BIO International Convention President Scott Whitaker. “Advancing scientific research and progress is what drives the biotechnology industry - a drive shared by Commander Scott Kelly and NASA.”

BIO Opposes H.R. 9, The Innovation Act

Jun 11 2015
BIO continues its continued opposition to The Innovation Act (H.R.9) as amended and reported by the House Judiciary Committee today.