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Ensuring Scientific Justice by Building Bridges…
New focus on justice through equity in diverse clinical trials, STEM education and expanding entrepreneurship to undeserved communities will drive nation’s largest life science advocacy organization The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)…
American Producers’ Access to Biotech Innovation…
Today, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) submitted its comments in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (UDSA) Solicitation of Input from Stakeholders on Agricultural Innovations, part of the Department’s Agriculture…
BIO Announces New Leadership for Food and…
Washington, D.C. (July 29, 2020) – The Food and Agriculture Section of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the election of its new Board leadership. Sylvia Wulf, CEO of AquaBounty Technologies, Inc., and Brian…
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June 24, 2020
Washington, D.C. (June 24, 2020)—The Biotechnology Innovation Organization issued the following statement on today’s hearing on the Growing Climate Solutions Act: “The importance of today’s discussion cannot be understated. Climate change is a…
June 23, 2020
BIO Board Member Dr. Gerberding to testify this morning The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, chaired by Senator Lamar Alexander, will hold an important hearing today to examine lessons learned from the current global…
June 17, 2020
BIO President and CEO Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath issued the following statement in advance of a congressional subcommittee hearing in the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on racial and ethnic disparities in Covid-19:   “The…
June 16, 2020
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce the election of its new Executive Committee members for the 2020-2021 term. Additionally, eight new board directors and four new section governing board chairs and vice chairs…
June 11, 2020
Washington, D.C. (June 11, 2020) – Dr. Clint Nesbitt, Senior Director of Science and Regulatory Affairs for Food & Agriculture at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), was named today to a Task Force on Gene Editing in Animal…
June 8, 2020
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today released new data on the bioscience industry in the United States. The new report, The Bioscience Economy: Propelling Life-Saving Treatments, Supporting State & Local Communities,…
June 4, 2020
Will lead discussion on race and equity with industry leaders Drs. Tony Coles, Ted Love, and Jeremy Levin next week In the wake of tragic deaths and civil unrest, BIO’s President and CEO Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath announced she will lead a panel…
May 28, 2020
Anthony Fauci, M.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director and Moncef Slaoui, Ph.D., U.S. Operation Warp Speed Chief Advisor will speak on a special plenary session on Tuesday, June 9 during BIO Digital, a virtual conference…
May 14, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released today a modernized, science-based regulatory system for plant biotechnology aimed at maintaining oversight while driving innovation. Now government and industry must do more to build an informed and…
May 14, 2020
Immunologist Michelle McMurry-Heath is Selected  for Her Global Leadership and Commitment to Innovation and Patients Former FDA Official Will Succeed Industry Leader Jim Greenwood  on June 1 as Leader of World’s Largest Biotechnology…
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