BIO Issues Call for Sessions for 2013 BIO International Convention

Aug 1 2012
The global event for biotech will take place in Chicago, IL, April 22-25, 2013.

BIO Opposes A Northern California County's New Drug Disposal Law

Jul 27 2012
The measure forces certain companies to pay for disposal.

Biotech Leader Provides Testimony at Congressional Hearing on Sarbanes-Oxley

Jul 26 2012
The House Subcommittee on Capital Markets held a hearing entitled “The 10th Anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.” Jeff Hatfield, President and CEO of Vitae Pharmaceuticals, presented testimony about the effects of regulatory burdens in Sarbanes-Oxley.

IFPMA, BIO and WADA Advance Anti-Doping Collaboration with the Launch of 2 Fields 1 Goal Campaign

Jul 23 2012
Groups issue booklet to help biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies identify pipeline medicines with doping potential.

BIO Praises Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick on Introduction of Fostering Innovation Act

Jul 20 2012
New bill will update SEC filing status classifications to ease costly regulatory burdens on small public companies 

USDA Considers “Nonbrowning” Apple

Jul 19 2012
“This is such an exciting time for the agricultural biotechnology sector because we’re starting to see those next generation products that directly benefit the consumer,” says Dr. Cathleen Enright, Executive Vice President for Food & Agriculture at BIO.

BIO Applauds U.S. Navy’s Great Green Fleet Debut

Jul 19 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds the U.S. Navy’s operational debut of drop-in advanced biofuels in its ships and aircrafts this week at the 22-nation Pacific Rim training exercises off the coast of Hawaii. 

U.S. Farmers Continue to Prefer Biotech Crop Varieties

Jul 16 2012
Genetically engineered (GE) varieties of soybeans, cotton and corn are the preferred choice of U.S. farmers over their conventional and organic counterparts, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

BIO Livestock Biotech Summit Brings Together Global Industry Leaders to Address Innovation and Potential in Animal Biotech

Jul 11 2012
“The BIO Livestock Summit will focus on how we could use animal biotechnology to develop novel health care applications, provide more sustainable food animals and raise livestock that are more environmentally friendly.” 

BIO Applauds FARRM Provisions to Streamline Ag Biotech Analysis

Jul 10 2012
The process must become more predictable, transparent and efficient.