Biobased 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 biobased manufacturing. This process reduces greenhouse gas emissions and develops products that are often biodegradable to minimize environmental impact.

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Ag & Environment Biotech Coronavirus Response

Agriculture and Environment biotechnology companies are responding to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in unique ways—from hand-sanitizers to vaccine adjuvants and green cleaning products, the entire biotech community is rising to the challenge. 

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Discover the Future of Ag & Environmental Biotech

Join 1,000 industry leaders working to address today's global challenges facing agriculture and our environment - and set forth towards a more sustainable future -  for three days of education, networking and BIO One-on-One Partnering™  meetings. Explore opportunities to increase your company's visibility, enhance your existing business relationships, and foster new collaborations. 

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Biobased Economy Toolkit

We've made it easier for you to access information and share content about biotechnology and the biobased economy.  Scroll down to Agriculture and the Environment for all resources, 

Letters, Comments & Testimony
March 25, 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) joins 111 industry groups across sectors in a letter to federal, state and local lawmakers supporting uniform definitions of "critical infrastructure" as outlined by the Department of Homeland Security and it…
December 20, 2019
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to respond to the Select Committee's Request for Information (RFI) on how supportive public policy can help biotechnology reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance carbon sequestration, mitigate the effects of climate change, enhance public…
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…
BIO Advocacy Toolkit

We’ve made it easier for you to access information and share content about biotechnology and prescription medicines. Learn more about dozens of topics and then share information you discover on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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Become an Advocate for Biotechnology

Sign-up to join BIOAction, BIO's grassroots advocacy program. You will be notified about relevant policy issues where we need you to contact your lawmaker.