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Financing Our Energy Future Act Will Foster Innovative, Bio-Based Projects

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today thanked Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Representatives Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) and Ron Estes (R-Kan.) for introducing the Financing Our Energy Future Act.

BIO Launches New Report Profiling 100 Renewable Chemical Technology Companies

BIO's new “Renewable Chemical Platforms Building the Biobased Economy” report documents the rapid expansion of renewable chemical platforms and applications around the world, profiling 100 companies from 16 countries that are commercializing renewable chemical applications.

BIO’s comments to the USDA on the biomass crop assistance program enacted by the 2008 Farm Bill

Comments are regarding conservation and stewardship requirements, matching payments, establishment costs and annual payments, disclosure of competitively sensitive information, invasiveness determination and review, consistency with existing FSA programs, corporations and publicly traded company participation, eligible materials, and algae.

EPA’s 2014 RFS Proposal Will Undercut Development of Advanced and Cellulosic Biofuels, BIO Says

BIO's testimony to the EPA public hearing for the 2014 RFS volumes highlighted the jobs, investments and environmental benefits that will be lost if biofuel volumes are rolled back.

BIO Commends Congressional Members for the Re-launch of the Congressional Algae Caucus

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) applauds key Members of the House of Representatives for holding today the first meeting of the newly revived Congressional Algae Caucus.  BIO especially recognizes caucus co-chairs Scott Peters (D-CA-52) and Matt Salmon (R-AZ-5) for their leadership in this important and emerging area of industrial biotechnology.

BIO, Member Companies Urge Congress to Pass Five-Year Farm Bill, Maintain Crucial Language for Renewable Chemicals

BIO, member companies, and state affiliates delivered letters to House and Senate Agriculture Committee members, urging finalization of a five-year Farm Bill with robust mandatory funding of the Energy Title and eligibility for renewable chemicals.

2013 BIO World Congress to Feature Focus on Investment Opportunities in Clean Tech

The 10th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will host the Clean Tech Investor Sessions featuring innovative industrial biotechnology companies selected to present to an elite audience of investors and analysts. 

BIO’s World Congress on Industrial Biotech Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The 2013 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology this June 16-19 in Montreal, Canada at the Palais des congrès de Montréal will mark the event’s 10th anniversary. 

BIO Issues Call for Paper and Panel Submissions for 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotech and Bioenergy

BIO invites leaders from the biotechnology, chemical and agricultural industries to submit proposals and abstracts for panels, individual papers and posters for the 2013 Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy. 

BIO’s 10th Annual World Congress Showcases Strength of Industrial Biotech in Canada

“We could not be more excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of BIO’s World Congress to highlight the growth of the industry, particularly in Canada,” said Brent Erickson, executive vice president for BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section.