Forbes 30 Under 30 Rising Stars to be Featured in Keynote Luncheon at the 2013 BIO International Convention

Mar 7 2013
Forbes 30 Under 30: The Rising Stars Transforming Science and Healthcare – The Real Future of Biotech.

BIO’s 10th Annual World Congress to Feature Presentations on Latest in Advanced Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals and Commercialization

Mar 7 2013
Global biofuel and renewable chemical company executives and managers developing strategies to further commercialization will speak in breakout sessions at BIO’s 10th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology this June in Montreal, Canada. 

BIO Praises the U.S. House of Representatives for Passing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act

Mar 5 2013
On March 4, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed PAHPRA by a vote of 370-28.

2013 BIO International Convention Super Sessions to Highlight State of the Industry, Global Innovation and the Affordable Care Act

Mar 4 2013
The 2013 BIO International Convention will feature six diverse Super Sessions highlighting pressing industry topics such as the state of the industry, emerging R&D initiatives between public and private sectors,the future of biotechnology under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the future of deal-making and global innovation.

BIO Praises U.S. Senate for Passing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act

Feb 28 2013
BIO lauds the Senate for passing H.R. 307, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (PAHPRA), yesterday by a unanimous vote.

2013 BIO International Convention to Host Orphan Disease Forum

Feb 28 2013
Forum to highlight new therapies and diagnosis for rare diseases, business models and partnering strategies for orphan drug products and commercialization of biologics for orphan indications and rare diseases

BIO Welcomes EPA Final Rule on New Advanced and Cellulosic Biofuels

Feb 26 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued long-awaited approval for advanced and cellulosic biofuels from camelina and energy cane, as well as renewable gasoline from previously approved biomass sources.

BIO World Congress to Address Industrial Biotech’s Role in Building a Biobased Economy

Feb 21 2013
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced its plenary session program for the 2013 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology featuring biofuel and biobased product company executives, scientists and government officials from across the globe. 

Farmers Increasingly Favor Biotech Crops

Feb 20 2013
The ISAAA report, Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2012, says a record 17.3 million farmers in 28 countries are growing biotech crops on 420 million acres. 

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.