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BIO Thanks USDA, Congratulates Fiberight and Partners on Forward Progress in Commercializing Advanced Biofuels

Jan 20 2012
Biotech company Novozymes provides technology necessary for progress in commercializing advanced biofuels. 

14th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference Introduces Fireside Chats with Industry Leaders

Jan 18 2012
Fireside Chats to focus on biopharma R&D and corporate strategy.

BIO Announces Fritz Bittenbender as the New Vice President, Alliance Development and State Government Relations

Jan 17 2012
Bittenbender will spearhead BIO’s engagement in and support of state-level legislative and regulatory issues while promoting the responsible development of the bioscience industry and better understanding of policy issues critical to the industry.

BIO Urges Congress to Promptly Reauthorize PDUFA to Promote the Development of Innovative Therapies and Speed New Medicines to Patients

Jan 12 2012
BIO strongly supports the PDUFA V recommendations as they will enhance the drug development and review process through increased transparency and scientific dialogue, advance regulatory science, and strengthen post-market surveillance. 

9th Annual BIO Asia International Conference to Feature New Deal Models and Discuss the Future of Innovation in Asia

Jan 12 2012
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announces programming for 2012 event, to be held in Osaka, Japan.

BIO Supports Extension of Cellulosic Tax Credits, Inclusion of Algae

Dec 19 2011
Extension of cellulosic biofuel tax credits now and eligibility for algae biofuels are needed to help companies raise financing for first-of-a-kind biorefineries.  

BIO Applauds Congress for Reauthorizing SBIR/STTR Programs

Dec 16 2011
Grants will provide critical funding to small emerging biotechnology companies working on promising innovations for treating and curing cancer, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS, among other diseases

Regulatory Process for Animal Biotechnology Safeguards Environment

Dec 15 2011
FDA:  GE salmon will not have significant impact on the environment Washington, D.C. (December 15, 2011) – The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee’s Subcommitteeon Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard held a hearing today to examine the environmental issues around genetically engineered (GE) fish.  

BIO Applauds Congress for Supporting Commercialization of Advanced Biofuels for Military Use

Dec 15 2011
Biotechnology companies researching and developing advanced biofuels can help diversify the military’s energy supply and advance U.S. national and energy security objectives.

BIO Asks Senate Committee to Target Tax Credits to Advanced Biofuel and Renewable Chemical Technologies That Will Create Jobs and Economic Growth

Dec 14 2011
BIO submitted written testimony to the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure. In the testimony, BIO noted that sustained, long-term tax policy is vital to emerging alternative energy technologies.