BIO Names Chicago Host City for BIO 2006

Dec 12 2001
Washington, D.C. (December 12, 2001) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has selected Chicago, Illinois, as the site of the BIO 2006 International Biotechnology Convention & Exhibition....

Toronto to Host World's Premier Biotechnology Conference

Dec 6 2001
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 6, 2001) – The 16th annual International Biotechnology Convention and Exhibition, BIO 2002, will be held June 9-12 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto...

Biotech CEO & Investor Conference Fosters Industry Partnership and Growth

Dec 4 2001
Washington, D.C. (December 4, 2002) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will host the fourth annual CEO & Investor Conference, “Investing in Biotechnology: The Value, The Risks,...

OPPS Cut Harms Patients, Defies Congressional Intent

Nov 29 2001
Washington, D.C. (November 29, 2001) - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (formerly HCFA) today published a final rule (CMS 1159-2) slashing by 68.9 percent pro rata pass-through...

BIO Staff Changes Reflect National Security Needs, Higher Public Profile

Nov 28 2001
Washington, D.C. (November 28, 2001) - Carl B. Feldbaum, President of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), today announced management changes and department elevations to make BIO’s...

BIO Reiterates Unequivocal Opposition to Reproductive Cloning; Support for Therapeutic Applications

Nov 25 2001
Washington, D.C. - In response to today’s announcement by Advanced Cell Technology (ACT) of an apparent cloning of a human embryo, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) reiterates its...

BIO-Europe 2001 Sets Attendance Record

Nov 16 2001

November 16, 2001 (Washington, D.C.) - This week’s 7th Annual BIO-Europe partnering conference set a new record for attendance, drawing more than 1,000 executives and investors to Munich.

BIO Applauds House, Senate Actions To Strengthen PTO

Nov 9 2001

Washington, D.C. (November 9, 2001) - The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauded separate actions taken this week in the House and Senate to strengthen the U.S. Patent Office.


EPA Decision Reconfirms Safety of Modified Corn, Benefits for Growers and the Environment

Oct 16 2001

WASHINGTON, DC (October 16, 2001) – “The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed a nearly two-year scientific review of Bt corn and found that these products ‘pose...

State Governments Encouraging Biotechnology Growth

Oct 1 2001
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 1, 2001) - Today the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) released the results of the first comprehensive survey of state government efforts to attract and grow the...