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.

BIO Announces Plenary Sessions for 10th Annual BIO Investor Forum

Oct 6 2011
BIO Investor Forum will be held October 25 – 26 in San Francisco, CA 

Farm Bill Should Include Energy Programs to Provide Important Market for Agricultural Products, BIO Says

Oct 5 2011
The Rural Economic Farm and Ranch Sustainability and Hunger (REFRESH) Act of 2011 introduced by Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) recognizes the importance of including an energy title in Farm Bill legislation.

BIO Encourages Swift Enactment of Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement

Oct 5 2011
BIO welcomed the transmission of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) by President Obama to the Congress earlier this week.

BIO Statement on “Food Labeling” Petition to FDA

Oct 4 2011
A coalition of anti-technology groups under the moniker “Just Label It” has reportedlysubmitted a petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling for the mandatory labeling of foods that have been grown using agricultural biotechnology.