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Get the latest on BIO's announcements, positions and views on everything from healthcare to biofuels. 

Press Releases
BIO Welcomes Bipartisan Measure Making Juneteenth…
Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), released the following statement after Congress passed legislation to make Juneteenth a national holiday: “I applaud lawmakers on Capitol Hill for…
BIO Releases Second Annual DEI Report
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion a Priority in Majority of Biotech Organizations
In a new digital film series, ICBA uncovers the…
Produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, this exploratory online video series uncovers the powerful stories of innovation in biotechnology across food, fuel, and health.
Letters, Testimony, & Comments
BIO Joins Coalition Letter Supporting a Strong…
The undersigned organizations are writing to urge the Committee to begin the legislative process to address the issue of decarbonizing the transportation fuel sector in support of a national goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions economy-wide not…
BIO Joins Coalition Response to USDA's RFI on…
The farmers, ranchers, agricultural retailers, cooperatives, researchers, scientists, seed producers, and technology developers represented by the organizations signed below appreciate the opportunity to provide input for the United States…
BIO Letter Supporting Dawn O'Connell for HHS ASPR
BIO would like to formally support the nomination of Dawn O’Connell to serve as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (“BIO”) is the…
Amicus Briefs
BIO Files Amicus Brief in Support of Rehearing…
BIO files amicus brief in support of a petition for rehearing related to patent-eligibility of diagnostic technology. 
BIO Files Amicus Brief on Case Addressing the…
BIO files an Amicus Brief on rehearing by the Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
BIO Files Amicus Brief on Case Addressing…
BIO and PhRMA have submitted a brief in the U.S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of appellant in Virnetx Inc. v. The Mangrove Partners. 
Blog Posts
BIO Measuring Diversity Survey
June 17, 2021
BIO launched its BIOEquality Agenda to counteract systemic inequality, injustice and unfair treatment of underserved communities. Through this agenda, BIO focuses on three pillars for change: Promote Health Equity …
DNA Strand
June 15, 2021
By French Healthcare French HealthTech, an innovative, dynamic and internationally recognized ecosystem More than 2,000 businesses, including 750 biotechs, 1,100 medtechs and 200 digital health startups make the…
Coronavirus
June 14, 2021
COVID changed our world forever—no one will forget the profound effect this modern pandemic has had on our everyday lives. Thankfully, we finally see the end of the pandemic, thanks in large part to the biotechnology…