Food and Farm Innovation

From enhancing crops to be resistant in the face of threats like disease and climate change to developing novel ingredients for popular food items, biotechnology is essential to sustaining the future of our global food system. Advances in food and farm innovation center on using biology-based tools, like genomic engineering of plants and animals, to enhance natural processes to get the most out of our land.

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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. 

Learn More About Innovature

A joint project of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), Innovature highlights progress in agriculture, food and wellness. We strive to explore and contextualize gene editing advancements and to promote dialogue and clarity on agriculture innovation under development.

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Letters, Comments & Testimony
August 5, 2019
On behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), thank you for the opportunity to provide comments to the United States Department of Agriculture on its June 6, 2019 Proposed Rule regarding the movement of certain genetically engineered (GE) organisms.
March 6, 2020
Each of the below signatories submitted comments to the United States Department of Agriculture on the June 6, 2019, proposed rule regarding the movement of certain genetically engineered (GE) organisms [Docket No. APHIS-2018-0034] (OMB RIN 0579-AE47). Those comments reflect the priorities and…
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…
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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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