Media Advisory: BIO and Battelle to Present Findings of Comprehensive Bioscience Industry Study

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 2, 2004) — In connection with the BIO 2004 International Convention in San Francisco next week, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and the Battelle Memorial Institute will release a comprehensive report detailing bioscience initiatives in all 50 U.S. states and how each state is addressing the elements needed to support technology-based economies.


WHAT: BIO and the Battelle Memorial Institute will release the new report, "Laboratories of Innovation: State Bioscience Initiatives 2004" providing a state-by-state breakdown of initiatives and developments in all bioscience sectors, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and equipment, research and testing, and agricultural feedstock and chemicals.
WHEN: Monday, June 7, 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: BIO 2004 International Convention
Moscone Center, San Francisco
South Building
Room 303
WHO: Walt Plosila, Ph.D., vice president of partnership practice, Battelle Memorial Institute, Cleveland. Other speakers to be named later.

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (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. For more information on BIO, visit our Web site at