BIO Hails House Passage of Reconciled User Fee Package

Jun 21 2012
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on unanimous passage of S. 3187, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), by the U.S. House of Representatives.

BIO Study Quantifies Economic Contribution of University & Non-Profit Inventions

Jun 21 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) released a report on the significant economic impact of university and non-profit institution patent licensing on the U.S. economy.

2012 BIO International Convention Highlights: Days Two and Three

Jun 20 2012
The world’s largest biotechnology event, 2012 BIO International Convention, showcased the global financial and business developments that are shaping the biotechnology sector during the Convention’s second day. 

Intellectual Property Encourages Collaboration, R&D in Developing Economies

Jun 20 2012
The Biotechnology Industry Organization(BIO) unveiled a report on the role of intellectual property rights in encouraging upstream research and development as well as downstream commercialization of biotechnology at the 2012 BIO International Convention.

Scientific American releases its 4th Annual Worldview Report and Scorecard at the BIO International Convention in Boston

Jun 20 2012
The 4th Annual Scientific American Worldview Report and Scorecard – the most comprehensive country-by-country analysis of biotechnology – reveals the parameters essential for building a successful biotechnology hub in today’s increasingly global industry.

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.