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

Press Releases
With Plans to Build World-Class Event in 2023,…
The Impact Ag & Environment Conference hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization has been canceled for 2022. BIO is shifting its focus to planning a must-attend conference in Raleigh, N.C., in September 2023.   BIO had planned…
Final reconciliation package a "disservice to…
Senate lawmakers today passed a sweeping, $740 billion reconciliation package after an all-night session. Following the vote, Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), made the following…
Price Controls in Reconciliation Package A …
As Senate lawmakers look to finalize a budget reconciliation package this weekend, Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), released the following statement related to price controls…
Letters, Testimony, & Comments
BIO Applauds Senator Tom Tillis for Introducing…
On behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, I want to thank you for introducing the Patent Eligibility Restoration Act. This important legislation will bring much-needed and overdue clarity to Section 101 of the Patent Act. The existing…
CSBA Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership on…
The Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA) is an alliance of independent, state and territory based, non-profit trade associations, each of which advocates for public policies that support responsible development and delivery of innovative…
BIO Statement for House Select Committee on the…
BIO submitted a statement for the record to the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis for the committee's hearing titled "Climate Smart From Farm to Fork: Building an Affordable and Resilient Food Supply Chain." BIO's…
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
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June 7, 2022
Thousands of global biotechnology and biopharmaceutical leaders will gather at the 2022 BIO International Convention in San Diego June 13-16 for four exciting days of networking, programming, and partnering…
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June 6, 2022
The 2022 BIO International Convention is back and in person this year. Thousands of global biotechnology and biopharmaceutical leaders will gather in San Diego as we celebrate how scientific discoveries and innovations…
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March 8, 2022
Throughout 2021, there was a great deal of advances in the biotechnology sector in the United States – thanks, in part, to state-led and regional economic development initiatives which have created jobs, advanced…