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By George: BIO Announces Jay Keasling its 2013 George Washington Carver Award Winner

Apr 18 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) named Dr. Jay Keasling as the recipient of its 2013 George Washington Carver Award for innovation in industrial biotechnology. 

BIO Applauds Reps. Hurt and Meeks for Introducing H.R. 1564 to Avoid Burdensome Regulations

Apr 16 2013
Bill would allow emerging biotech companies to maintain a working relationship with their independent auditor.

The RFS Motivates Industry to Solve the Blend Wall, BIO’s Brent Erickson Tells ABLC Attendees

Apr 15 2013
BIO's Brent Erickson, executive vice president of the Industrial & Environmental Section, spoke at the Advanced Biofuel Leadership Conference in Washington, today, and said high prices for foreign oil have hastened the blend wall. The Renewable Fuel Standard forces us to solve our over-reliance on foreign oil.

2013 BIO International Convention to Host Alzheimer’s Forum

Apr 11 2013
Forum to confront issues and roadblocks to finding treatments and cures.

Administration’s Budget Proposal Undercuts Development of Cures and Breakthroughs, and Hurts Job Growth

Apr 11 2013
BIO stands ready to work with the Administration to develop policies that help spur innovation, foster economic opportunity, discover new cures and create jobs.  

BIO Comments on EPA’s 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Rules

Apr 10 2013
Continued stable implementation of the RFS provides companies developing innovative new advanced and cellulosic biofuels confidence that the U.S. fuel market will remain open, if they can produce the fuels.

BIO’s 10th Annual World Congress Showcases Strength of Industrial Biotech in Canada

Apr 9 2013
“We could not be more excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of BIO’s World Congress to highlight the growth of the industry, particularly in Canada,” said Brent Erickson, executive vice president for BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section. 

Indian Supreme Court Ruling Negatively Affects Innovation

Apr 8 2013
Strong Intellectual Property Protection Is Vital For The Life Sciences Industry.

Thousands Registered for Partnering and Presenting Companies Announced for the 2013 BIO International Convention

Apr 5 2013
BIO announced the companies confirmed to present at the 2013 BIO International Convention.

Biosimilars Bill Seeks To Notify Patients & Doctors of Changes to Prescriptions

Apr 3 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and BioFlorida commend the Florida Senate Committee on Health Policy for passage of Senate Bill 732 out of committee.