Maryland Senator King Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

Jun 29 2011
BIO presents Maryland Sen. Nancy J. King (Democrat, District 39) with its 2011 Legislator of the Year Award. Senator King received the award in the Maryland pavilion at the 2011 BIO International Convention taking place in Washington, DC.

BIO Unveils Strategic Initiative to Speed Scientific Breakthroughs, Develop Cures and Grow the Bio-Economy

Jun 29 2011
“Unleashing the Promise of Biotechnology: Advancing American Innovation to Cure Disease and Save Lives” Provides Roadmap for Transformative Policy Changes

BIO Elects New Chairman of the Board

Jun 28 2011
BIO elects new Chairman of the Board and also announces the new 2011 - 2012 Executive Committee and Board Members.

BIO Endorses “Declaration Against Doping in Sport"

Jun 28 2011
BIO announced its endorsement of the “Joint Declaration on Cooperation in the Fight against Doping in Sport” between the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufactures and Associations (IFPMA).

BIO Praises House Passage of Patent Reform Legislation

Jun 23 2011
BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood released a statement on the passage of The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, H.R. 1249, by the House of Representatives.

Biotechnology Industry Organization Announces the Relaunch of BIOtechNOW, as a Multiblog Platform

Jun 21 2011
The revamped BIOtechNOW aims to build a community around biotechnology and address key issues facing the industry

BIO Reaffirms Support for H.R. 1249, the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

Jun 21 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Tuesday, June 21, 2011) - Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement on the Manager’s Amendment to The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, H.R. 1249.

Green Chemistry Awards Recognize Industrial Biotechnology Companies for Energy, Cost Savings

Jun 20 2011
BIO congratulates member companies Genomatica Inc. and BioAmber Inc on receiving Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards.

Free Biotechnology Workshop for Journalists

Jun 17 2011
Join your colleagues as we cover the basics of biotechnology – complete with a hands on demonstration of DNA extraction.

BIO Announces BIO International Convention Buzz of BIO Winners

Jun 16 2011
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the Buzz of BIO winners for the 2011 BIO International Convention, being held in Washington, D.C. on June 27-30. BIO gave voters the opportunity to choose three buzzworthy new players in the industry with winners chosen in three categories: Healing, Fueling and Feeding.