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BIO Statement on the Administration’s Drug…
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President & CEO James C. Greenwood issued the following statement after the Trump administration outlined proposed changes to the Medicare Part B program.
Increased Investment in Research for Debilitating…
Washington, DC (July 23, 2019) – Today, legislation that would significantly improve the ability of emerging biotechnology companies to focus their investor capital on science and biomedical innovation was introduced in the House of…
Congress to EPA: Stop Undercutting Family Farms…
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood today expressed support for a U.S. House of Representatives letter, authored by Representatives Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) and Adrian Smith (R-Neb.), requesting U.S. Environmental…
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December 12, 2019
Former Congressman Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Stephen Hahn to serve as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug…
December 10, 2019
Exclusion of biologics provisions in revised USMCA sets dangerous precedent for future trade talks, including with China Puts American jobs, intellectual property and leadership in medical innovation at risk WASHINGTON – BIO President and CEO Jim…
December 5, 2019
More than 135 Emerging Biotech Leaders Urge Congress to Reject H.R. 3  “Our continued success depends on maintaining an environment that supports investment in tomorrow’s discoveries.” Washington, DC: December 5, 2019 – In a letter addressed…
November 21, 2019
Washington, D.C. (November 21, 2019) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019, H.R.3, could result in at least 56 fewer new medicines for patients over 10 years, according to a new analysis from economic…
November 21, 2019
Washington, D.C. (November 21, 2019) – Today, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization and the Low Carbon Fuels Coalition (LCFC) announced a new joint initiative to drive adoption of low carbon fuel policies in states. Both groups will work…
July 31, 2019
Following the introduction of the Trump administration’s drug importation proposal, BIO’s President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement: “There is simply no way to adopt an importation scheme that doesn’t jeopardize the health and…
October 22, 2019
“What has set the U.S. biotech sector apart has been thoughtful, bipartisan public policy approaches that create a favorable climate in which to undertake the lengthy and risky job of investing in and developing the next biotech breakthroughs.”
October 21, 2019
“BIO fully supports the role of CFIUS in ensuring appropriate national security screening of certain foreign investments, but any rules must not discourage the entrepreneurial spirit that has made America the global leader in biopharmaceutical…
October 14, 2019
BIO’s President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis confirming that H.R. 3 will lead to fewer new medicines for patients.
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