BIO Praises Clinton Reassurances Regarding Gene Patents and PTO Leadership

Apr 5 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauded President Clinton for comments today clarifying his March 14 joint statement with British Prime Minister...

BIO Elects Board Members, Officers for 2000-2001

Apr 4 2000
WASHINGTON (April 3, 2000) The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced as chairman of the board of directors, Mark Skaletsky, president and CEO of GelTex Pharmaceuticals Inc., of...

BIO Response to Reps. Kucinich and Metcalf Regarding National Academy of Sciences Report

Apr 4 2000
(Carl B. Feldbaum, president of BIO, today issued the following statement regarding a request by Reps. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Jack Metcalf (R-Wash.) to the National Academy of Sciences to...


Apr 3 2000
Washington - April 3, 2000 - A multi-year, industry-led public information program begins today to share information about agricultural biotechnology with people in the United...

BIO 2000 Breaks Records: Most Successful Biotech Conference Ever!

Mar 30 2000
BOSTON Bio 2000 broke all previous records for attendance and involvement by scientists, academic researchers, company executives, patient advocates, government officials and investment experts.

BIO Opposes Bill Introduced by Senator Moynihan

Mar 30 2000
WASHINGTON (March 30, 2000) - The Biotechnology IndustryOrganization (BIO) issued the following statement in response to legislation introduced by Senator Moynihan (D-N.Y.) Wednesday advocating new...

Genentech Awarded Helix Award for Corporate Excellence

Mar 29 2000
BOSTON (March 29, 2000)Genentech, Inc. today receivedthe 2000 Helix Award during the BIO 2000 International Biotechnology Meeting and Exhibition sponsored by the Biotechnology Industry Organization...

Genentech Founders Honored As Recipients Of Biotechnology Heritage Award

Mar 29 2000
BOSTON (March 29, 2000) Herbert W. Boyer and the lateRobert A. Swanson, cofounders of Genentech Inc., have been named recipients of the Biotechnology Heritage Award for their contributions in...

Biotechnology Industry Creates Robert A. Swanson Education Fund to Honor Genentech Founder

Mar 28 2000
BOSTON (March 28, 2000) Leaders of the biotechnology industry meeting in Boston today at BIO 2000 announced the establishment of the Robert A. Swanson Education Fund to honor Swanson, a co-founder...

Connecticut State Executive Receives Biotech Award

Mar 27 2000
(BOSTON, MA) -- The Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, Jim Abromaitis, received the BIO Outstanding State Executive of the Year Award today at the BIO...