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BIO Sets the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for the Largest Business Partnering Event

Jun 6 2018
Washington, DC (June 6, 2018) – This morning at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization’s (BIO) International Convention in Boston, BIO proudly attempted – and set– the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest Business Partnering Event.

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Presented BIO Lifetime Champion Award

Jun 6 2018

Boston, MA (June 6, 2018) –  The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) presented South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard with a Lifetime Champion...

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Presented 2018 BIO Governor of the Year Award

Jun 5 2018

Boston, MA (June 5, 2018) –  The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today presented Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker...

BIO Elects New Board Directors and Section Governing Board Chairs

Jun 5 2018
Boston, MA (June 5, 2018) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the election of 11 new board directors and several new section governing board chairs and vice chairs at the 2018 BIO International Convention.

National Bioscience Industry Report Shows $2T Economic Impact, Accelerated Venture Capital Investment & Job Growth

Jun 5 2018
A study released today at the BIO International Convention shows that the U.S. bioscience industry has reached $2 trillion in annual economic impact while maintaining accelerated venture capital investment and job growth numbers. Among U.S. technology sectors, the bioscience industry has held a leading position as an economic driver and job generator.

New Bioscience Report Shows Record-Breaking Economic Impact, Accelerated Venture Capital Investment & Job Growth

Jun 4 2018
BIO’s latest report shows that the U.S. bioscience industry has reached record setting annual economic impact, venture capital investment and job growth numbers. Among U.S. technology sectors, the bioscience industry is a leading economic driver and job generator across the U.S., with job growth in 41 states.

New Report Shows Substantial Economic Costs of Chinese Delays on Ag-Biotech Approvals

May 30 2018
Washington, D.C. (May 30, 2018) – Persistent delays in China’s ag-biotech regulatory system slows U.S. farmers’ access to new biotechnology products and costs the U.S. economy tens of thousands of jobs and billions in economic output, according to a new study released today by Informa’s Agribusiness Consulting Group (Informa). 

BIO Announces Renewable Chemicals Programming for 2018 World Congress

May 25 2018
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today announced programming information for renewable chemicals at the 2018 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. Programming will consist of four breakout sessions on Tuesday, July 17, covering all aspects of renewable chemicals. Companies profiled in BIO’s 2018 “Renewable Chemical Platforms Building the Biobased Economy” will present renewable chemical innovations and the development of new biobased materials and biopolymers. 

Biotech Leader Testifies Before House Capital Markets Subcommittee

May 23 2018
Washington, DC (May 23, 2018) – Brian Hahn, Chief Financial Officer of GlycoMimetics, Inc., provided testimony today on behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) before the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment. Hahn serves as the Co-Chair of BIO’s Finance & Tax Committee.

Biotech in Our Backyard Panel to Highlight Agricultural Innovation in New England Region

May 23 2018
Washington, D.C. (May 23, 2018) - Even with the abundance of high-profile international companies that will converge in Boston for the 2018 BIO International Convention, it’s difficult to overstate the work that is being done in Boston’s backyard. The New England region is one of the top life sciences clusters in the world, with Boston being home to many bioscience companies.