Monthly Archives: April 2013

How BIO Helps Save Biotech Companies Money

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We all know that economic conditions and policy can affect the growth rate and sustainability of companies within the biotech industry. Whether a company is seeking an investment deal, creating partnership opportunities, or applying for FDA approval, BIO’s goal is to create avenues that will support the innovation of its member companies. While some folks within the BIO organization focus on BIO’s mission by providing policy, advocacy and communication services, the Business Solutions team, simply Read More >

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Diverse Panel Announced for Straight Story on Ag Biotech Discussion

Diverse Panel Announced for Straight Story on Ag Biotech Discussion

Next week as the BIO International Convention comes to Chicago, centered in America’s heartland where food commodities are exchanged and philosophies about agricultural production are debated, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA®) will host The Food Dialogues, which bring together farmers, industry experts, scientists, pundits, media and consumers with varying perspectives. The Food Dialogues: Chicago panel on April 22 at the BIO Convention is called, “The Straight Story on Biotech In Agriculture: The Media and its Read More >

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#BIO2013 Company Snapshot: Trigemina

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The BIO One-on-One Partnering System has been working overtime with 15 percent more requests than the previous year! With the BIO International Convention now officially a week away, we’re featuring another presenting company in our Snapshot Series. We spoke to Trigemina, and you can find their responses below. And catch their presentation Monday, 4/22 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chicago Cubs Room, located right outside the main entrance of the BIO Business Forum.   Company Read More >

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BIO Members Receive Patents for Humanity Award

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office announced the winners of the Patents for Humanity awards. “The Patents for Humanity is a competition recognizing patent owners and licensees who address global challenges in health and standards of living.” The USPTO website provides this background on the BIO member winners: “Gilead Sciences “Of the 35 million people worldwide suffering from HIV, 95% live in developing countries. Gilead produces antiretroviral therapies for the treatment of HIV. They Read More >

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Evidence, Coverage, & Incentives: A PMC/BIO Solutions Summit Conference

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Personalized medicine is changing the way medicine is practiced, and how drugs and biologics are developed. Systemic changes are needed to reflect this and support product development, but current economic, regulatory, and practice disincentives are impacting and slowing development. For example, medical advances often take years to be recognized in clinical care guidelines and cost containment policies often prevent new diagnostics from being priced at a level that supports innovation. The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) and Read More >

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