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Scott Frotman

Scott Frotman is director, communications and executive writer for BIO. The best part of his job is getting to tell the story of exciting emerging biotechnology companies that are transforming our economy and our society. Prior to joining BIO, Scott was the senior speechwriter at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Scott also served as communications director for Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez and held communications positions at Deloitte & Touche, Tribune Company and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. When not working, Scott recently decided to take up tennis after a 20-year hiatus. The results have not been promising. On weekends, Scott can usually be found losing badly to players of all levels and all ages.

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Cohen, Boyer & Tibbetts?

SBIR Reauthorization Moves Forward

Ask any biotech professional about Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer and they will tell you about their incredible contributions to modern biotechnology. But what about Roland Tibbetts? My guess is there are more than a few quizzical looks out there. So who is Roland Tibbetts? In many ways, Roland Tibbetts did for the commercialization of biotechnology, what Cohen and Boyer did for the science. He is the creator of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Read More >

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BIO President & CEO Presents Dr. Cohen With Lifetime Achievement Award

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Last week, Jim Greenwood, President & CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), attended the 10th Annual BayBio Pantheon Ceremony, where he presented Dr. Stanley N. Cohen with the BayBio Lifetime Achievement DiNA Award for his contributions to making a transformative difference within the life science industry. The event was attended by more than 600 biotechnology innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, elected officials and policy leaders. Dr. Cohen’s groundbreaking work with Dr. Herbert Boyer is widely credited Read More >

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A Manhattan Project for Alzheimer’s Disease

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Earlier this month, at the Alzheimer’s Disease Summit in New York City, BIO‘s President & CEO Jim Greenwood highlighted the need for our nation to think bigger about how we approach Alzheimer’s Disease. Greenwood called for a “Manhattan Project” to rally the country around addressing this growing health challenge.  He also noted that addressing Alzheimer’s Disease is the type of issue that could bring together elected officials on both sides of the aisle. As part Read More >

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