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 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…
February 14, 2020
February 14, 2020 Re: Docket No. FDA–2020-D-0529: FDA Draft Guidance, Qualification Process for Drug Development Tools Dear Sir/Madam:  The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) thanks the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) for the opportunity to submit comments regarding…
February 13, 2020
Dear Administrator McCarthy, We write to request that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) update its greenhouse gas life-cycle emissions analysis for corn ethanol to include consideration of the current state of the industry and the published scientific literature.    
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