Dr. Margaret Foti Receives 2012 Biotech Humanitarian Award

Jun 20 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today that Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.), CEO of the American Association  for Cancer Research, has been selected as the Honoree for the 2012 Biotech Humanitarian Award.

The State of the Global Economy Takes Center Stage During 2012 BIO International Convention Keynote Address

Jun 19 2012
BIO hosted two former Secretaries of the U.S. Treasury, Robert E. Rubin and Henry M. Paulson, Jr., during a luncheon keynote session where they discussed the current state and future prospects of the global economy.

BIO Welcomes New Executive Committee and Section Governing Board Members

Jun 19 2012
The Board of Directors of BIO elected its Executive Committee and added new members to Section Governing Boards in a meeting held in conjunction with the 2012 BIO International Convention.

2012 BIO International Convention Highlights: Days One and Two

Jun 19 2012
The 2012 BIO International Convention, the world’s largest biotechnology event, kicked off at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. 

BIO to Unveil National Public Opinion Surveys

Jun 19 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will release three surveys providing insight into voter attitudes, the opinions of biotech executives and the thoughts of those attending the 2012 BIO International Convention. 

Bioscience Industry Adds Jobs Over the Last Decade, Despite Economic Setbacks for the Nation

Jun 19 2012
Fifth biennial report by Battelle outlines 6.4% job growth in sector from 2001 to 2010, while overall economy recorded a 2.9% decline in jobs.

Ten U.S. High School Students Win Biotechnology Research Competition

Jun 18 2012
Ten of the brightest young minds in biotech have won the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge.

Scientific American to Host BIO International Convention Super Session to Release 4th Annual Worldview Report and Scorecard Highlighting Emerging Markets

Jun 18 2012
The 4th Annual Scientific American Worldview Report and Scorecard - the most comprehensive country-by-country analysis of biotechnology - reveals the parameters essential for building a successful biotechnology hub in today's increasingly global industry.

BIO to Host 2nd Annual Teleconference on International Biotechnology Advancements

Jun 18 2012
BIO will host a phone briefing during the 2012 BIO International Convention that will provide a global perspective on the latest biotechnology developments shaping nations around the world.

USDA Under Secretary Dr. Catherine Woteki Will Preview Leadership Summit Discussion at BIO Convention Buzz Center

Jun 18 2012
This BIO Buzz Center event will feature Dr. Catherine Woteki, USDA’s Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics - U.S. Department of Agriculture and Naomi Stevens, Head of Market Acceptance for BioScience at Bayer CropScience.