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Press Releases
BIO Calls for Farm Bill 'Centered on Innovation'
The next farm bill offers an opportunity to examine innovation’s influence on the resiliency of our economy in the face of global challenges, BIO wrote in a statement for the record to the Senate Agriculture Committee's Nov. 15 hearing on energy and…
BIO Announces Beth Ellikidis as Vice President,…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce that Beth Ellikidis has joined BIO as Vice President, Agriculture and Environment. In her role, Beth will lead the policy and market access strategies for BIO’s Agriculture and…
BIO Announces 2022 Impact Awards
Awards Recognize Innovators in Agricultural, Environmental and Industrial Biotechnology   The Biotechnology Innovation Organization today announced Dr. Annie Tsong, chief strategy & product officer at Amyris, as the winner of this year’s…
Letters, Testimony, & Comments
Coalition Letter in Support of McKalip & Taylor…
A coalition of groups, including BIO and several of its member companies, wrote Senate leaders urging confirmation of Doug McKalip as Chief Agricultural Negotiator for USTR and Alexis Taylor as Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural…
Letter from BIO, along with 150+ health-focused…
Geno Testimony to Senate Agriculture Committee on…
Amicus Briefs
BIO Files Amicus Brief in Petition for a Writ of…
BIO and AUTM have filed an amicus brief in petition for a writ of certiorari the in American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., v. Neapco Holdings LLC, et al., at the Supreme Court of the United States. BIO and AUTM are concerned that…
BIO Files Amicus Brief in Support of Rehearing…
BIO files amicus brief in support of a petition for rehearing related to patent-eligibility of diagnostic technology. 
BIO Files Amicus Brief on Case Addressing the…
BIO files an Amicus Brief on rehearing by the Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Blog Posts
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June 7, 2022
Thousands of global biotechnology and biopharmaceutical leaders will gather at the 2022 BIO International Convention in San Diego June 13-16 for four exciting days of networking, programming, and partnering…
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June 6, 2022
The 2022 BIO International Convention is back and in person this year. Thousands of global biotechnology and biopharmaceutical leaders will gather in San Diego as we celebrate how scientific discoveries and innovations…
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March 8, 2022
Throughout 2021, there was a great deal of advances in the biotechnology sector in the United States – thanks, in part, to state-led and regional economic development initiatives which have created jobs, advanced…