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Programs & Initatives

BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.  Below are several active programs and initiatives. 

The Fight Against COVID-19

The Coronavirus is No Match For Science and Collaboration. Learn about the unprecedented scientific effort to combat the virus. We’re all in this together!

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The Right Mix Matters
The Right Mix Matters

The “Right Mix Matters” campaign highlights specific tools to accelerate gender, racial, ethnic and LGBTQ representation on biotech company boards, in C-suites and in functional leadership positions.

Latest From I AM BIO Podcast

I AM BIO Episode 52
BIO Blocks President’s Rule To Ration Drugs In Medicare

Post-election, the Trump administration hastily issued a final rule setting Medicare Part B reimbursement rates at the lowest levels charged by counties in the developed world. BIO took the administration to court, and we won when a federal court issued an injunction blocking the rule.Subscribe on: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or your player of choice.

 

CFIUS Hub

The Treasury Department announced a pilot program involving the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), triggering reforms to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), the interagency committee tasked with reviewing transactions with foreign investors that may pose national security risks.

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Genome Editing
Genome Editing Toolkit

Genome editing represents one of the most promising areas of biotechnology, with the potential to produce transformative breakthroughs in both human health and agriculture.

Innovature

A joint project of 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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Working to Fight AMR
Working to Fight AMR

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a public health crisis. Without effective antibiotics, infections like UTIs will become very difficult to treat, and surgeries and cancer treatment will become even riskier. The economics of this issue are upside down, but there are smart policies in Congress that could catalyze the creation of new antimicrobials.

BIO Online Learning

BIO now offers on-demand online classes that can be taken anywhere, anytime and at your own pace. BIO Members save on enrollment fees.

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