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Nominations Now Open for the BIO George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology

 The ninth annual George Washington Carver Award will recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to building the biobased economy by applying industrial biotechnology to create sustainable and environmentally friendlier products. The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) will begin accepting nominations for the Award today, February 01, 2016. The deadline for nominations is February 20, 2016. The award will be presented at the 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in San Diego, California, which will be held April 17-20, 2016 at the San Diego Convention.

BIO Comments on FDA voluntary labeling of GE salmon

Food and Drug Administration Docket No. FDA-2015-D-4272; Food Labeling; Voluntary Labeling Indicating Whether Food Has or Has Not Been Derived From Genetically Engineered Atlantic Salmon; Draft Guidance for Industry.

BIO Opens Registration for the 13th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in San Diego

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) opened registration today for the 2016 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The conference will be held April 17-20, 2016 in San Diego, California.

BIO Applauds Declaration on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance

Washington, D.C. (January 21, 2016) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) applauds the Industry Declaration on Combating Antimicrobial Resistance, signed by 85 biopharmaceutical and diagnostic companies and released today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood to Chair BIO Ventures for Global Health Board of Directors

BVGH engages leading biopharmaceutical companies in partnerships and programs to address challenging global health issues

BIO Applauds Move to Advance Senate Innovation Initiative Legislation

Proposed legislation will accelerate medical innovation

Registration for the 2016 BIO International Convention Now Open

Washington, D.C. (January 14, 2016) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today that

BIO Welcomes Support of Vice President Biden in Fight to Cure Cancer

Washington, D.C. (January 12, 2016) – Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement today regarding Vice President Joe Biden’s “moon shot” initiative to find a cure for cancer.

2016 BIO CEO & Investor Conference Buzz of BIO Winners Announced

Recognizing highly innovative companies in the biotech sector

BIO Announces Appointment of Dan Durham to Lead Health Policy Section

BIO announced today that long-time healthcare policy expert Dan Durham will be joining BIO as Executive Vice President and will lead the organization’s Health Policy Section.