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

Press Releases
2020 BIO International Convention Now Fully…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today it will be moving the 2020 BIO International Convention scheduled for June 8-11 in San Diego to an online platform, in lieu of an in-person event for this year. The decision was based…
BIO Summit Accelerates Collaboration Between…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) this week hosted a productive virtual summit intended to foster collaboration among key government agencies and biopharmaceutical innovators with one goal: eradicating Covid-19. The two-day virtual…
America’s Biopharmaceutical Companies Working…
Companies are Coming Together to Achieve Shared Goal of Eradicating the Virus  Today, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) underscored the industry’s commitment…
Letters, Testimony, & Comments
BIO Letter to White House on Need for Animal…
As part of the Administration’s comprehensive response to the unprecedented health and economic impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) respectfully requests that the U.S. government immediately reform its…
BIO's 2020 Special 301 Submission
Section 182 of the Trade Act of 1974, known as the “Special 301” provisions, requires the United States Trade Representative to identify countries that deny adequate and effective intellectual property protections or fair and equitable market access…
Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) Tax Incentive…
BIO greatly appreciates efforts from Congress to mitigate the current economic crisis for employers, employees, and all our families. In recent days, we have been asked by several of your colleagues for policy ideas that could assist with…
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
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April 9, 2020
The biotech industry is working tirelessly to identify new advancements to diagnose, treat, and prevent COVID-19 and help save lives around the world. For a recent I AM BIO podcast, BIO CEO Jim Greenwood sat down with…
BTN GMO Answers
April 3, 2020
At GMO Answers, we’ve always been committed to responding to consumers' questions about GMOs and how our food is grown. Our goal is to make information about agriculture and how your food is grown easier to access and…
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April 3, 2020
We are living in unprecedented times, as cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) rapidly increase while the world struggles to contain the pandemic. The biotechnology industry has stepped up to help combat this public health…