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Press Releases
BIO Announces 2020 BIO IMPACT Award Winners
Washington, D.C. (September 17, 2020) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced Dr. Pramod Chaudhari, Executive Chairman of Praj Industries Limited, as the winner of the 2020 George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in…
Senator Stabenow, BIO CEO, and Industry Leaders…
Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2020) – Next week at BIO IMPACT Digital (Sept. 21-22), Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) will join a panel of women leaders in the bioeconomy for a timely discussion about how smart policy can drive scientific …
BIO’s Dr. McMurry-Heath Says Adopting Foreign…
Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), issued the following statement after the Trump administration moved forward with its threat to impose foreign price controls on medicines covered under…
Letters, Testimony, & Comments
Congressional Letter to FDA, USDA and EPA on…
Governors Letter to President Trump on Animal…
We the undersigned Governors would like to draw your attention to an important issue facing U.S. agriculture. Farmer access to new biotechnologies, such as gene editing, is critical to maintaining the security and stability of the rural economy and…
BIO Signs Coalition Letter In Support of the…
We write as a coalition of advocates for the startup ecosystem to voice our strong support for the IGNITE American Innovation Act, legislation to support startups through the economic crisis by allowing companies to monetize tax assets generated…
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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September 16, 2020
In case you missed it, the Trump administration is moving forward with a plan to import into the United States dangerous government price setting for innovative cures and treatments. In a nutshell, the move will harm…
Biotech Leaders: Trust Science to Eradicate Covid-19
September 9, 2020
Biotech companies are working around the clock to develop safe and effective vaccines and treatments to combat and eradicate Covid-19. Thanks to this monumental push for innovation, there are well over 700 unique active…
Dr. William Karesh
September 9, 2020
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop website has come under fire in recent years for supporting unscientific treatments and therapies and promoting gimmicks such as healing jade eggs. So, you can imagine our surprise when Goop…