A Stable Renewable Fuel Standard Is Needed to Meet Biofuel Production Goals, BIO Says

Nov 2 2011
Advanced biofuels companies continue to make progress in bringing new technology to the fuels market, relying on consistent implementation of the Renewable Fuel Standard, BIO said today as it submitted documents to the House Science Energy and Environment Subcommittee for a hearing on Motor Fuel Standards.

BIO Praises Passage of Small Company Capital Formation Act

Nov 2 2011
The Small Company Capital Formation Act (HR 1070) passed today by a vote of 421-1.

BIO Applauds Sen. Stabenow’s Bill to Extend Advanced Energy Project Credit to Renewable Chemicals and Biobased Products

Nov 2 2011
Biobased products and renewable chemicals can contribute to energy security and create new jobs and so should be eligible for advanced energy project credits.

BIO Announces Key Senior Staff Hires

Oct 28 2011
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood announced today two outstanding new hires to serve as part of BIO’s senior management team.

Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act Will Spur Economic Growth

Oct 26 2011
 BIO Commends Governor Nixon and Missouri Legislature for Commitment to Industry

BIO Expresses Strong Support for Timely Reauthorization of PDUFA

Oct 24 2011
In a public meeting hosted by FDA, BIO  expressed strong support for the PDUFA V recommendations as they will enhance the drug development and review process through increased transparency and scientific dialogue, advance regulatory science, strengthen post-market surveillance, and provide patients and doctors with earlier access to breakthrough therapies.

Pacific Rim Summit to Highlight U.S.-Asia Partnership Opportunities for Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals

Oct 19 2011
 The 2011 Pacific Rim Summit will be held in conjunction with the BioMalaysia 2011 Conference & Exhibition, Nov. 21-23, 2011, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia.

BIO Applauds the Intent to Create a National Bioeconomy Blueprint

Oct 13 2011
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on the Obama Administration's intent to create a National Bioeconomy Blueprint.

10th Annual BIO Investor Forum Business Roundtables Highlight Innovative Strategies in Deal-Making and Investments

Oct 11 2011
BIO Investor Forum will be held October 25 – 26 in San Francisco, CA   

BIO Statement on U.S. District Court Ruling in “Eucalyptus” Case

Oct 7 2011
In a case brought against USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has denied the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment and granted the summary judgment motions for the government, ArborGen, and BIO.