Biofuels Tax Compromise a Good First Step, But Should Focus on Investment Climate for Advanced Biofuels, BIO Says

Jul 15 2011
BIO and other advanced biofuels groups have long advocated for an investment tax credit (ITC) option for all non-commercial advanced biofuels technologies.

U.S. Farmers Continue to Prefer Biotech Crop Varieties

Jul 5 2011
Biotech crops require less tilling of the soil and fewer applications of insecticides.  These practices promote environmental sustainability, reduce on-farm fuel use and increase profit margins for U.S. farms.

Majority of American Voters Believe the Federal Government Should Support Biotechnology Industry

Jun 30 2011
National Survey Shows American Voters and Biotech Industry Aligned on Key Policy Priorities - Curing Disease and Improving Lives

Advanced Biofuels Can Contribute to Energy, National Security Under New Legislation

Jun 30 2011
BIO thanks Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) for introducing legislation that would make algae and other second-generation biofuels eligible for the cellulosic biofuels production tax credit and create an optional investment tax credit.

2011 BIO International Convention Closes in Washington, D.C. with Record Number of Partnering Meetings and Increased International Attendance

Jun 30 2011
More than 15,000 biotechnology industry leaders and public officials gathered for networking, deal-making and high-level sessions.

BioMalaysia 2011, Pacific Rim Summit To Highlight Partnering Opportunities for U.S. and Malaysian Highlight Biotech Companies

Jun 30 2011
The event provides an opportunity to showcase industrial biotechnology innovation and developments from Asia and other emerging regions of the world.

Brazil, Portugal and Czech Republic Among Growing Bio-Innovation Players

Jun 29 2011
3rd annual Worldview Bio-Innovation Scorecard report released at 2011 BIO International Convention showcased the cutting-edge biotech developments shaping the socio-economic progress of countries worldwide

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.