Advanced Biofuels for Military Use On a Path to Commercialization, BIO Says

Sep 30 2011
Advanced biofuels can be commercialized rapidly for military use, through coordination of efforts by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Defense and Energy, BIO said in a response to the Air Force’s Request for Information on the commercial status and market for advanced drop-in biofuels. 

Pacific Rim Summit to Host International Industry, Academic Discussions on Biofuels, Renewable Chemicals

Sep 29 2011
The 2011 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will bring together industry leaders, university researchers, and venture capitalists to facilitate networking and business partnerships between companies from the United States and Asia. 

USDA Research Grants Will Help Develop Next Generation Crops for Advanced Biofuels

Sep 28 2011
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced five agricultural research project grants aimed at developing regional, renewable energy markets and generating rural jobs. BIO thanks USDA and congratulates member companies participating in the projects.

BIO Welcomes Mississippi Biotechnology Association to Industry Council; Group Joins Coalition of 48 States and One Territory

Sep 28 2011
The Mississippi Biotechnology Association has joined the Council of State Bioscience Associations, a confederation of state-based trade organizations.These groups are recognized by BIO as affiliate organizations in their respective states.

BIO Announces First Chinese American Cabinet Secretary Elaine L. Chao as Keynote Speaker for BIO China International Conference

Sep 20 2011
Elaine Chao will provide a keynote address at the upcoming inaugural BIO China International Conference on October 12-13 in Shanghai, China

BIO Announces Therapeutic Workshops for 10th Annual BIO Investor Forum

Sep 19 2011
  The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced the preliminary set of speakers who will be featured on the Therapeutic Workshops during the10th annual BIO Investor Forum to be held October 25 - 26 in San Francisco, CA. 

BIO Comments on New Initiatives to Grow Nation’s Bioeconomy

Sep 16 2011
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on President Obama's new initiatives to grow the nation's bioeconomy.

BIO Announces Joseph Damond as the New Senior Vice President for International Affairs

Sep 16 2011
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today that Joseph Damond is joining the organization as Senior Vice President, International Affairs.

BIO Comments on “The American Jobs Act”

Sep 9 2011
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on President Obama’s speech to Congress last night on “The American Jobs Act.”

BIO Praises Final Passage of Patent Reform Legislation

Sep 8 2011
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on the passage of The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, H.R. 1249, by the U.S. Senate.