Placeholder Banner

Agriculture & Environment

BIO is committed to supporting biobased breakthroughs at all stages of development and technology developers of all types and sizes. From public education campaigns to pushing for regulations that keep pace with innovation, we take on the policy challenges and activism that can threaten innovations in food and on the farm, biobased manufacturing, and green energy breakthroughs. 

Priorities
member-benefits-ag-renewable
Biobased Manufacturing
  • Advocating for policies that support a biobased economy.
  • Creating toolkits and other resources that make it easy to access information and share content about biotechnology and the biobased economy.  
Food and Farm Innovation
  • Working with USDA, FDA, EPA, and other federal agencies as they modernize biotech regulations for plants and animals to ensure they are science-based and provide relevant transparency to consumers.
  • Developing online platforms to explore and contextualize gene editing advancements and to promote dialogue and clarity on agriculture innovation under development.
member-benefits-ag
member benefits ag sustainable fuel
Sustainable Fuels
  • Advocating for policies that address climate change and encourage sustainable practices and support farmers, sustainable fuel producers, and biobased manufacturers.
BIO: Your Biotechnology Champion
Sylvia BIO
Sylvia Wulf, Executive Director, President and CEO, AquaBounty Technologies
Get Involved!

Our members drive our advocacy. Consider joining a BIO committee today to help shape our work on these important priorities.

JH
Member Spotlight - Jennifer Holmgren

"BIO’s depth of knowledge and strategic advocacy across the full breadth of biotech, plays a key role in shaping the conversation in Washington and across the USA. From sustainable fuels and chemicals to synthetic biology and bioinformatics, BIO’s leadership will support deployment of sustainable solutions that will help us create a new normal in a post COVID-19 world."

Jennifer Holmgren
Chief Executive Officer
LanzaTech

GMOs and Fall Harvest Season

Find out why farmers grow GMOs and why they think they are a great tool. 

Biotech Votes

Verify voter registration, learn about 2020 candidates, and explore critical biotech issues.

BIO International Convention

Save the Date for the 2021 BIO International Convention and subscribe to receive updates.

Join BIO Today

Build your network, stay on top of industry topics, advocate for issues critical to your interests, gain access to policymakers, and save money.