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The 2016 BIO International Convention Closes in San Francisco - Event Sets New Record for Partnering Meetings

Jun 15 2016
35,700 Partnering Meetings Held During the Convention 15,937 Industry Leaders Attended World's Largest Biotech Gathering

Missouri Governor Nixon Signs Bill Ensuring Patient Access to Interchangeable Biologic Medicines


Jun 8 2016
BIO and Missouri Biotechnology Association (MOBIO) commend Governor Jay Nixon for signing critical legislation to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.  

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Presented 2016 BIO Governor of the Year Award

Jun 8 2016
BIO today presented Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe with its 2016 Governor of the Year award in recognition of his leadership and commitment to strengthening the biosciences industry within Virginia. Governor McAuliffe received the award at the 2016 BIO International Convention.

New Report Shares Best Practices for the Development of Disease-Specific Patient Preference Studies

Jun 8 2016
 San Francisco, CA (June 8, 2016) – Today, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) released a new report, “Key Considerations for Developing and Integrating Patient Perspectives in Drug Development: Examination of the Duchenne Case Study.” 

New Report Shares Best Practices for the Development of Disease-Specific Patient Preference Studies

Jun 8 2016
Today, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) released a new report, “Key Considerations for Developing and Integrating Patient Perspectives in Drug Development: Examination of the Duchenne Case Study.” 

National Bioscience Report Shows Industry Creating Jobs and Driving Innovation

Jun 6 2016
Bioscience industry contributing to U.S. economic growth and improving quality of life for patients

BIO Welcomes New Industrial & Environmental Section Members

Jun 6 2016
BIO today announced six companies have joined the Industrial & Environmental Section in the past year. The announcement was made following BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section member meeting and election of governing board officers at the 2016 BIO International Convention in San Francisco. 

BIO Elects New Board Officers and Members

Jun 6 2016
BIO is pleased to announce the election of two new Board Officers, several new Section Governing Board Chairs, and 21 new members of its Board of Directors, all voted upon at this year’s 2016 BIO International Convention.

BIO Brings Airgas® Products & Services to BIO Members

Jun 2 2016
Washington, D.C. (June 2, 2016) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has announced a new partnership with Airgas, an Air Liquide company and one of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, to add cylinder gases, bulk gases, dry ice and related supplies to the BIO Business Solutions® offerings. 

GM Crops Help Ensure Global Food Security Through Higher Crop Yields

Jun 1 2016
Farmers around the world who use seeds improved with biotechnology continue to benefit economically while improving the environmental sustainability of their farming operations according to the report “GM Crops: Global Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts 1996-2014” released by PG Economics.