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Welcome to BIO! Below you'll find more information on the organization and resources to get involved. 

BIO's Vision & Mission
BIO Vision

A world where scientific innovations made possible through biotechnology conquer disease, sustain our environment, and advance nutrition and healthfulness.

bio mission

To advance biotechnology innovation by promoting sound public policy and fostering collaboration, both locally and globally.


BIO is the world's largest trade association with 1,000 member companies, representing all of biotechnology. 

Introducing Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath

Michelle McMurry-Heath assumed the leadership of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) as President and CEO on June 1, 2020. A medical doctor and molecular immunologist by training, Dr. McMurry-Heath becomes just the third chief executive to steward the world’s largest biotechnology advocacy group since BIO’s founding in 1993.

Best of BIO Digital
Nothing Stops Innovation

Get free access to 25 BIO Digital Sessions, including several with Merck scientists. Topics include a fireside chat with Dr. Fauci; Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; COVID-19 Vaccine & Therapy Development; Patient Voice & Perspective. 

BIO Coronavirus Collaboration Initiative (BCCI)
Coronavirus Resource Center

Tracking all the industry's efforts on diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines – including Merck​. 

Pipeline Tracker

Interactive pipeline tracker for all therapies and vaccines – there are nearly 550 programs! ​

Directory of Patient Assistance Programs

A directory tracking the patient support programs available during coronavirus. 

Business Resource Center

Designed to provide key information to keep your employees safe and business operating. 

Development & Manufacturing Capacity

Designed to provide key scientific resources to advance development and manufacturing capacity.

Coronavirus Hub

Created to connect companies with capacity and resources with those that need them.

Ag & Environment Response Efforts

Provides an overview of how Agriculture & Environmental Biotech is responding to COVID-19. 

Sign up below to get the Good Day BIO newsletter

Sign-up to receive the Good Day BIO newsletter, the only daily newsletter at the intersection of biotech, politics and policy. 

I am BIO Campaign
I am BIO

BIO has launched a new campaign to tell the story of biotechnology through the eyes of those making a societal impact through science and those whose lives were changed forever because of scientific breakthroughs. Help us put a face to biotech and introduce the hidden heroes in our labs by sharing your story. 

Latest From I AM BIO Podcast
I am BIO Podcast Epd 31
Hydroxycloroquine & the Shorting of Science

BIO President and CEO Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath speaks with autoimmune disease expert and patient advocate Randy Rutta, President and CEO of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) about how the pandemic is affecting vulnerable patients—and how policy could help or hurt. 

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