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.

International Biotech Industry and Academic Leaders to Be Featured in BIO Translational Research Forum

Jun 16 2011
The 2011 Translational Research Forum, hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), will explore the challenges and opportunities involved in translating innovative discoveries into usable products that can address some of the world’s most pressing concerns.. The forum will be held at 1-5pm on June 27th at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

BIO Statement on House Amendment to Block Funding for FDA Approval of GE Salmon

Jun 16 2011
An amendment offered on the House floor last night would ban the FDA from using any funding to approve the genetically engineered AquAdvantage salmon, beginning next fiscal year.

Leaders in Government, Biotechnology and Global Health Examine Innovative Ways to Accelerate Development of New Tools for Global Health

Jun 15 2011
High-level members of the Obama Administration will gather with leaders from the biopharmaceutical and global health communities at the Partnering for Global Health Forum on June 27 to discuss ways to speed the development of new medical tools — drugs, vaccines and diagnostics — to address the most persistent challenges in global health.