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Americans Remain Optimistic About Future of Biotechnology Despite Serious Industry Concerns

Jun 20 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today unveiled several new opinion surveys at the 2012 BIO International Convention, taking place this week in Boston.

New Coalition Brings Life Science Education to the National Stage

Jun 20 2012
Forty-one state bioscience organizations announce today the formation of the Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes to ensure America’s leadership in bioscience innovation.

Biotechnology Institute Leads Effort to Bring Life Science Education to the National Stage

Jun 20 2012
The Biotechnology Institute announces today the formation of the nationally coordinated effort of state bioscience organizations. 

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.