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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. 

USDA Role to Advance Sustainable Productivity Growth & Climate Innovation

Learn details pre-COP 27 from BIO leadership as well as experts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture about the SPG Coalition and AIM for Climate initiatives for global food productivity improvements.  The webinar's slides are downloadable here.

Understanding the Prescription Drug Provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act

Learn details from BIO leadership as well as experts from the Hogan Lovells Life Sciences & Health Care team about the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022's significant prescription drug-related provisions, such as a new drug price negotiation program, and much more.  The webinar's slides are downloadable here.

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SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Webinar

Learn from successful SBIR/STTR grantees and technical experts why these vital programs that encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development with the potential for commercialization deserved their Congressional reauthorization.


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.

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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