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FDA Delay of Salmon Approval is a Blow to Science and Business

Feb 13 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it is extending for 60 days the comment period for the genetically engineered AquAdvantage Salmon.

International Program Spotlights the BRICs at the 2013 BIO International Convention

Feb 13 2013
With one-third of all attendees international, the 2013 BIO International Convention will host a wide range of programming focused on new opportunities within emerging markets and strategies for growing the global biotech industry

Innovation and The Supreme Court: Two Cases to Watch

Feb 11 2013
An inside look at two cases facing the Supreme Court of the United States: Bowman v. Monsanto and Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics. 

BIO President & CEO Greenwood Restates Call to Arms for Renewable Fuels

Feb 6 2013
 Contrary to the assertions of the oil refiners, advanced biofuels are now a reality, BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood said today in remarks on the Renewable Fuel Standard at ACORE’s National Renewable Energy Policy Forum, held on Capitol Hill.

Nominations Open for the BIO George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotech

Feb 6 2013
BIO announced that it is accepting nominations for the annual George Washington Carver Award to recognize significant contributions by an individual in the field of industrial biotechnology. 

Senator Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles to Deliver Keynote Addressing Debt, Taxes, Government Services and Politics at the 2013 BIO International Convention

Feb 4 2013
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood to moderate the discussion.

15th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference to Highlight Biotech Outlook, Winning Business Development Models and Timely Therapeutic Topics

Feb 1 2013
BIO announced the plenary sessions, Business Roundtables and Therapeutic Workshops selected for the 15th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference.

BIO Welcomes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard Rules

Jan 31 2013
2013 is a pivotal year for cellulosic and advanced biofuels. The Renewable Fuel Standard must remain stable, because it ensures that if producers can generate the beneficial fuels, the U.S. fuel market will be open to them.

2013 BIO International Convention Program to Highlight Hot Topics in the Biotech Industry

Jan 29 2013
Hot topics include clinical trials modernization, food security, demonstrating economic value, accessing early-stage innovation, venture philanthropy 

BIO Praises The House of Representatives for Approving H.R. 307, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act

Jan 25 2013
Bill will accelerate R&D to help support nation’s preparedness against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats.