Bio-based Manufacturing

There are 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in our oceans. Our reliance on products derived from fossil fuels is harming our planet. Through biotechnology, we can meet this challenge head-on by making the same reliable materials through bio-based manufacturing. This process reduces greenhouse gas emissions and develops products that are often biodegradable to minimize environmental impact.

Letters, Comments & Testimony
October 22, 2019
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has submitted comments to the Office of Science Technology and Policy (OSTP) on the bioeconomy, explaining the critical role America’s biotechnology industry plays in feeding, fueling, and healing the world. The comments were recently highlighted by…
December 5, 2019
In a letter addressed to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), 138 emerging biotech leaders warn that H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Cost Now Act, will “shatter the dreams” of patients and families who stand to benefit from the extraordinary science happening…
August 30, 2019
BIO's comments on the EPA’s administration of the of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)  program and how it has put the investments made by BIO Member companies at risk and threatens to prevent growth in advanced and cellulosic biofuels as the RFS intended. EPA’s expansion of granting small…
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