Panel of Top Industry Executives to Discuss Biotech and Big Pharma – What’s Next? – 2012 BIO International Convention Keynote

May 16 2012
BIO announced today that a panel of top industry executives will discuss where biotech will be in the next ten years and how the pharmaceutical industry landscape is changing.

IFIC Survey: Consumers Support Current Food Labeling Policies

May 10 2012
“Education is important to continue raising awareness, but simply labeling a food ‘Genetically Engineered’ or ‘GE’ doesn’t provide any meaningful information to consumers,” said Dr. Cathleen Enright, Executive Vice President, Food and Agriculture for BIO.

2012 BIO International Convention to Highlight the FDA and Regulatory Environment

May 9 2012
Global event for biotechnology to be held June 18-21, 2012 in Boston.

Consumer Acceptance, Genetically Engineered Agriculture Products and Biotech Crop Development to be the Focus at the 2012 BIO International Convention

May 1 2012
Global event for biotechnology to be held June 18-21, 2012 in Boston.

BIO Thanks Reps. Pascrell, Bilbray for Policy that Levels the Playing Field for Renewable Chemicals

Apr 27 2012
BIO thanks Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) and Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.) for introducing legislation that reduces taxes for U.S. producers of renewable chemicals and clears the path for commercialization of homegrown renewable chemical technology.

Groups Ask Senators to Authorize DOE Funding for Interagency Project on Military Biofuel

Apr 27 2012
BIO and some of its partners wrote leaders of the Senate Appropriations Committee asking them to include authorization for the U.S. Department of Energy to transfer funds necessary to DOE’s support of an interagency Defense Production Act project to ramp up production of military aviation and diesel fuels. 

BIO Applauds Senate Agriculture Committee for Passing Bipartisan Farm Bill

Apr 27 2012
Programs reauthorized and funded in the Senate Agriculture Committee's version of the Farm Bill are valuable to the biotechnology industry.

BIO Asks House Committee on Ways and Means to Extend Critical Tax Provisions

Apr 26 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today submitted a statement for the record to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures for a hearing on “Certain Expiring Tax Provisions”. 

New National Bioeconomy Blueprint Can Help Unleash the Promise of Biotech to Drive American Innovation, Promote Job Growth and Continue U.S. Competitiveness

Apr 26 2012
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement regarding the Obama Administration's new National Bioeconomy Blueprint issued today.

BIO Thanks Senators Lugar, Conrad for Supporting Farm Energy

Apr 26 2012
BIO today thanked Sens. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), Kent Conrad (D-N.D.), and nine others for offering an amendment to improve the 2012 Farm Bill by providing mandatory funding for energy title programs that are helping revitalize rural America and build new agricultural markets