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BIO Statement on USDA and FDA Actions related to Pre-market Regulatory Oversight of Plant and Animal Organisms

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published today four documents related to the pre-market regulatory oversight of a variety of biology-based agricultural tools, including genetically engineered plants and plants and animals derived from certain newer precision breeding techniques, such as genome editing.

BIO’s Jim Greenwood Meets with India’s PM Modi

Delivers Message: India Must Protects Innovators’ Work Product

BIO Statement on Proposed Maryland Drug Pricing Legislation

BIO's statement  regarding proposed drug pricing legislation within the Maryland Senate.

BIO submits comments to Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization appreciates the opportunity to offer comments to the final rule Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models.

BIO Comments on the National Quality Forum Health and Wellbeing 2015-2017 Report

BIO appreciates the opportunity to comment on the National Quality Forum (NQF) Health and Wellbeing 2015-2017 report.

BIO Submits Comments on FDA Draft Guidance: Coordinated Development of Antimicrobial Drugs and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test Devices

Re: Docket No. FDA-2016-N-0001: The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to submit the following comments on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Draft Guidance entitled, “Coordinated Development of Antimicrobial Drugs and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test (AST) devices” 

BIO CEO & Investor Conference Programming Announced

BIO announced programming for the 19th annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference. Held February 13-14 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, the annual conference provides an environment for investors, analysts, industry executives and others to discover trends in life sciences, network with peers and potential partners and explore investment opportunities. Established and emerging publicly traded and select private biotech companies are the focus of the event.

BIO Urges the Senate to Pass the 21st Century Cures Act

On behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), I am writing to offer our strong support H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, and urge the Senate to pass this important legislation.

BIO Applauds Senate Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act

Washington, DC (December 7, 2016) – Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO James C. Greenwood issued the following statement today regarding passage of the 21st Century Cures Act by the U.S. Senate:

New York U.S. Congressional Delegation Sends Letter to PTO Head Michelle Lee

Ten members the U.S. House of Representatives from New York wrote to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Michelle K. Lee to express concern with continued abuse of the inter partes review (IPR) system by financial speculators and other third parties with no legitimate interests in the patented technology