Commerce Department to Release Biotech Survey

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 10, 2003) -- The U.S. Commerce Department will release a new report, A Survey of the Use of Biotechnology in U.S. Industry, at a press conference on Thursday, Nov. 13. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is co-hosting the event.

WHO: Phillip Bond, under secretary for technology at the Commerce Department.
Sharon Cohen, vice president for federal government relations, Biotechnology Industry Organization.
WHAT: A press conference to discuss the Commerce Department’s new study on the increasing applications and development of biotechnology in the United States.
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 13, 9:00 a.m.
WHERE: Room 902, Senate Hart Office Building, Washington, D.C.

BIO represents more than 1,000 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations in all 50 U.S. states and 33 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of health-care, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.