Third Annual Diversity Summit at the 2011 BIO Convention Convenes to Discuss Disparities in Clinical Trials and Healthcare

Jun 14 2011
For the third year in a row, the annual BIO International Convention kicks off with a Diversity Summit focused on healthcare issues facing underserved populations.

BIO Statement Regarding 2011 BIO International Keynote Sessions

Jun 10 2011
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), host of the annual BIO International Convention, released the following statement today regarding the keynote sessions at the 2011 BIO International Convention, June 27 – 30, 2011 in Washington, DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Selected as BIO Governor of the Year

Jun 8 2011
BIO announces that Governor Pat Quinn has been selected as the 2011 BIO Governor of the Year.

Joint Statement of BIO, AAU, ACE, APLU, AUTM and COGR on the Supreme Court Decision in Stanford v. Roche

Jun 6 2011
The United States Supreme Court issued it's opinion on the appeal of Stanford University against Roche Diagnostics, which is of significant importance because of its potential impact on university technology transfer, development and commercialization of university-generated basic technology and scientific collaborations between university and private-sector scientists.

2011 BIO International Convention to Highlight Next-Generation of Biofuel Innovation

May 31 2011
BIO 2011 International Convention to feature a series of high-level panels examining techonology's role in the production of biofuels.

Sustainable Agriculture: Sessions at the 2012 BIO International Convention

May 26 2011
Worldwide population growth is estimated to pass 10 billion by 2100, and biotechnological advancements will play a critical role for global food production. The 2012 BIO International Convention will feature a series of panels examining the latest advancements designed to address pressing global food production, genetically engineered food and animal biotechnology.

Driving Innovation and Job Growth Through the Life Sciences Industry

May 26 2011
Representatives of the bioscience industry testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee today, as part of a hearing entitled Driving Innovation and Job Growth through the Life Sciences Industry. Dr. Arthur Sands, president/CEO/director of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, highlighted important federal programs that have spurred research & development in the life sciences industry. 

Department of Defense Can Be a Leader in Deploying Technology for Advanced Biofuels, BIO Says

May 26 2011
BIO thanks Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) for introducting the Domestic Fuel for Enhancing National Security Act of 2011.

Stay Ahead of Legal and Regulatory Changes at the 2011 BIO International Convention

May 25 2011
BIO International Convention to devote several breakout sessions to the topic of legal counsel within the biotech industry.

BIO Statement on New Bill to Extend Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit

May 25 2011
BIO commends Reps. Davis (D-Ca) and Schwartz (D-PA) for their continued efforts to extend the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit.