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Press Releases
"Build Back Better Act" Drug Pricing Provisions…
Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act: “The legislation that passed the House today…
Patients Empowered with New “Clinical Trials: The…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today announced the launch of Clinical Trials: The Power of Participation (CTPoP), a website that addresses how clinical trials work, how to enroll in a clinical trial, and what to expect as a clinical…
White House’s “Build Back Better” Plan Builds New…
Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), made the following statement: "Last week, Democratic leaders announced they had reached a drug pricing “deal.” We wanted to see the details before…
Letters, Testimony, & Comments
BIO comments on the Department for Digital,…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Public Consultation on reforms to the UK’s data protection regime.
BIO Submits Statement to House Ag Hearing on the…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to submit a statement for the record to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit hearing on A Look at the…
BIO Signs on to Letter in Support of Under…
We write to express our support for the nomination of Robert Bonnie to serve as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation. The Under Secretary position is critical in overseeing the administration of a…
Amicus Briefs
BIO Files Amicus Brief in Petition for a Writ of…
BIO and AUTM have filed an amicus brief in petition for a writ of certiorari the in American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., v. Neapco Holdings LLC, et al., at the Supreme Court of the United States. BIO and AUTM are concerned that…
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.
Blog Posts
AMR
November 23, 2021
We are on the precipice of a looming crisis. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the evolution of deadly pathogens like bacteria and fungi to resist all current antimicrobial medicines. In this episode, we talk about how…
carbon plants
November 18, 2021
Throughout COP26, the United Nation’s Climate Change Conference, in Glasgow, one word was at the heart of the debate over how policymakers must confront climate change: carbon. Reducing carbon emissions is essential to…
Corn on wood
November 18, 2021
Sometimes corn gets served a bad hand at the Thanksgiving table. It’s not that corn is not liked, it just gets overlooked when you have savory stuffing, succulent carved Turkey, and an assortment of pies that are all…