Monthly Archives: May 2010

To Find a Drop of Water in Lake Michigan

BIO is in Chicago for the 2010 BIO International Convention.  Visit this space for updates direct from our food and ag sessions. New GM Crops and Their Asynchronous Approval: Implications for International Trade By Jens Katzek No-one seriously doubts that global trade is an essential of the wealth created over the last forty years in countries we used to number in the “third world.” They are today some of the most powerful economies on earth. Read More >

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Consumer Support Is Within Reach in Race for Better Food Supply

BIO is in Chicago for the 2010 BIO International Convention.  Visit this space for updates direct from our food and ag sessions. By Randy Krotz Producing a better and more abundant food supply is nothing new to the agricultural biotech industry. For more than a decade, producers around the globe have increasingly put the powerful first generation biotech traits to work in major row crops.  These traits have provided insect protection and herbicide tolerance to Read More >

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Policy Leaders Discuss U.S. Innovation Economy at BIO-AUTM Technology Transfer Symposium

Today’s Technology Transfer Symposium’s panel on The Role of Universities, Biotechnology Companies and Technology Transfer in the Innovation Economy included an active debate on issues ranging from increasing the odds for a successful partnership and the pros and cons of the Bayh-Dole Act.

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Science vs Brainwashing – Climate change a challenge also for plant breeding

BIO is in Chicago for the 2010 BIO International Convention.  Visit this space for updates direct from our food and ag sessions. By Jens Katzek Policy decisions should be made on the basis of three principles:  Science, science and  – no surprise – science. This was the primary take home message from the “Leadership Summit on Climate Change” on Monday afternoon May, 3rd. The speakers came from a thrilling mix different experiences. Roger Beachy, now Read More >

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BIO Business Success Stories:Video

Three Madison Wisconsin biotech/biomedical businesses discuss what makes their business successful in the Madison Region–from a startup (FluGen), a business just about to enter clinical trials (Quintessence) and a global headquarters with an IPO (TomoTherapy).

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