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Author Daniel H. Pink to Keynote BIO Human Resources 2011 Conference

Apr 14 2011
World-renowned author Daniel H. Pink will deliver the keynote address at the BIO Human Resources 2011 Conference.

Corporate Leaders to Present Global View on Commercialization of Industrial Biotechnology at BIO’s World Congress

Apr 14 2011
Business executives, scientists and policy makers will highlight opportunities to commercialize new manufacturing technologies at BIO’s 8th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.

Congress Must Maintain Commitment to Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Fuel Standard, BIO Says

Apr 13 2011
According to BIO, the Renewable Fuel Standard provides the market and regulatory certainty necessary to drive private investment and maintain progress in research and development of advanced biofuels.

Report Highlights Benefits of Biotech Crops

Apr 13 2011
Annual report prepared by UK-based PG Economics highlights agricultural biotechnology as continuing to provide important economic and environmental benefits as well as make positive contributions to global food production and food security.

Leaders in Science, Advocacy to Judge 2011 Biotech Humanitarian Award

Apr 12 2011
BIO announces a distinguished panel of judges who will evaluate nominations for the third annual Biotech Humanitarian Award and select the 2011 Honoree.

BIO Announces Royal DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma as Recipient of the 2011 George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology

Apr 11 2011
BIO announces that Royal DSM CEO/Chairman of the Managing Board Feike Sijbesma will be presented the annual George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology at the upcoming 2011 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing.

Biotech Leader Provides Testimony at Congressional Hearing on SBIR/STTR Renewal

Apr 7 2011
Today, the House Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology will hold a hearing on The Creating Jobs Through Small Business Innovation Act of 2011, a bill that would reauthorize the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, which help fund small innovative companies on the brink of new technologies and discoveries.

BIO Welcomes New Professional Staff to the Industrial & Environmental Section

Apr 6 2011
BIO announces the hires of Sarah Thornton as director of biofuels and biomass policy and Miguel Suazo as manager of policy within the Industrial & Environmental Section.

BIO Hosts U.S./China Biotechnology Examiner Workshop with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and China’s State Intellectual Property Office

Apr 5 2011
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) hosted a U.S./China Biotechnology Examiner Workshop with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) and China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) on March 28, 2011 in Beijing, China.

BIO Commends Launch of House Patent Reform Process

Mar 31 2011
BIO praises House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) for his introduction of a comprehensive patent reform bill similar to the bill adopted by the U.S. Senate earlier this month by a nearly unanimous vote.