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Press Releases
Support of "TRIPS" Waiver Sets Dangerous…
Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), released the following statement in response to the White House's support of waiving critical intellectual property rights for COVID-19…
Global “SHARE” Program for COVID could provide…
Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), sent a letter to President Joe Biden yesterday suggesting the establishment of a COVID Global Strategy for Harnessing Access Reaching Everyone (SHARE)…
BIO DIGITAL 2021 TO FEATURE WHO’s WHO IN PUBLIC…
Former CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin welcomes an all-star lineup including Albert Bourla, Francis Collins, Jennifer Doudna, Anthony Fauci, Sanjay Gupta, Richard Haass, Janet Woodcock, and a host of industry leaders
Letters, Testimony, & Comments
BIO Outlines “SHARE” Blueprint for Global…
BIO Submits Comments to USDA Highlighting Biotech…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to respond to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Request for Comments: Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad as USDA develops a Climate-Smart…
BIO Letter to Washington State Governor Jay…
On behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the global industry organization representing the biotechnology industry, I want to express support for House Bill 1091, which recently passed the Washington Legislature. BIO member…
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
Nurse
May 6, 2021
Today marks the start of National Nurses’ Week. Through May 12, we will celebrate nurses around the US – and worldwide - for the work they do for others and their significant contributions to our health care system. …
kangaroo
May 5, 2021
Australia, as an island nation, and careful COVID-19 management has resulted in it being amongst the globe’s lesser COVID-19-impacted countries, and provides the opportunity to start, partner and continue clinical…
fast fashion is out, biotech threads are in
April 26, 2021
Beauty and fashion have dominated and defined our cultures and traditions. However, the “out with the old, in with the new” practice of producing new styles multiple times year—and with fast fashion nearly every week –…