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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.

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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...