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INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

Biotech Stocks: Perspective in a Bull Market

Investors are increasingly interested in biotechnology based on scientific breakthroughs, an improved regulatory environment, strong earnings growth from large companies, and a more mature industry...

BIO LATIN AMERICA

Partnering Trends in Latin America

If phonetics were the only driver, BRIC would be CRIB. But life sciences drug-related deal-making and partnering growth in Brazil and the rest of Latin America provide good reason to put the "B" in front...

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

BIO Moves Ag-biotech Advocacy into the 21st Century

BIO has officially launched what is known as agaction.bio.org. This online advocacy tool will more efficiently link supporters of agricultural biotechnology with policymakers and lawmakers in Washington, D.C....

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Will We Ever Have Genetically Modified Meat?

Currently, there are no genetically engineered animals sold for human consumption on the market, reports Popular Science. As you might have guessed, the lack of genetically modified meat on the market isn't because of a lack of technology or safety; it's because of the politics...

BIO INVESTOR FORUM

Looking Ahead to the 2014 BIO Investor Forum, Biotech IPO Hopefuls Continue to Seek Funding

As mentioned in Fierce Biotech, a new crop of biotech IPO hopefuls have recently thrown their hats into the ring. These three biotechs are targeting $175M in IPO cash, hoping to secure funding for oncology, pain, and rare diseases...

RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARD

Congressional Officials Support Speedier Pathway Approvals for Advanced Renewable Fuels

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its rule to identify additional cellulosic biofuel production pathways and pathway components that could be used in producing qualifying renewable fuel under the Renewable Fuel Standard...

HEALTH

The Cancer Death-Panel App

In an article for the New York Post, Robert Goldberg, vice president of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, wrote about an app that will use an algorithm like those health plans apply to limit access to innovative treatments...

HEALTH

New CDC Tool to Track Antibiotic Use & Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is quickly becoming one of the most serious threats facing our health care system. Last fall, the CDC issued a report which found that 2 million people acquire an antibiotic resistant infection each year in the US, of whom at least 23,000 die as a result...

FOOD LABELING

GMO Labeling Wack-a-Mole: Oregon and Colorado Consider Ballot Initiatives

As many state legislatures have concluded their sessions, one might think the debate around GMO labeling legislation would fade. But now, new ballot initiatives are raising their heads...

VACCINES

The Value of Prevention

Vaccines are widely recognized as one of the most important advances in medical history. Once-devastating diseases like polio, which at its peak claimed the lives of nearly 6,000 Americans each year, have been nearly eradicated...

AGRICULTURE

A GE Papaya Farmer from Hawaii Shares his Story at BIO 2014

You may remember the story of Hawaii's Rainbow papaya which was genetically engineered to withstand the papaya ringspot virus. It is a story still very much familiar to not only the papaya famers of Hawaii but to the general public as well...

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

House Ag Subcommittee Considers the Societal Benefits of Biotechnology

The House Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture held a public hearing "To consider the societal benefits of biotechnology."

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Feeding the World Requires Science and Technology

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says the world needs to boost agriculture production by 60 percent to meet its estimated food needs over the coming decades...

GMO ANSWERS

Global Perspectives on the Benefits of Biotech Crops

Three farmers, each from a different developing country, recently shared their perspectives on GMO Answers about how biotech crops can contribute to improved food security - growing more food using fewer resources, with seeds that help farmers adapt to changing climate conditions...

GMO ANSWERS

Scientists React to Republished Séralini GMO Maize Rat Study

The Séralini study was retracted last year by Food and Chemical Toxicology, which published it in 2012. It was slated by toxicologists for its poor use of statistics, and the republished study has received just as much criticism...

BIOFUELS

Biobased Companies Take A Closer Look At Sustainability

BIO and its member companies are constantly working together to help shift the world's reliance on petroleum-based products to a reliance on biobased and greener products...

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Chicago Tribune Makes a Case for GMOs

The editorial board of the Chicago Tribune recently wrote a great piece arguing why this state-by-state push for mandatory labeling of genetically modified food would do more to "frighten people than to inform them."

HEALTH

Grass Stains, Flip Flops, Water Fights and Biotech!

July is notorious for the beaming rays and hot summer weather. Luckily our atmosphere protects us from most harmful rays, but still ultraviolet radiation can lead to sunburns, premature aging of the skin, suppression of the immune system, eye damage and most dangerously: skin cancer...
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Conferences & Events
Conferences & Events

09.09.14

BIO Latin America Conference

BIO Latin America in Brazil, September 9-11, 2014, is your opportunity to access the innovation and partnering opportunities in Latin America's rapidly-growing life science industry. Gain insight and strategies from biopharma leaders and government officials, attend company presentations and network with global and regional attendees, with sizeable delegations from Chile, Colombia and Mexico...

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09.16.14

Livestock Biotech Summit

This unique conference offers a focus on genetic engineering of agricultural animals including benefits, research and development, regulatory system, and challenges to advancing health, food and industrial applications of animal biotechnology...

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10.07.14

BIO Investor Forum

The BIO Investor Forum is an international biotech investor conference focused on early and established private companies as well as emerging public companies. The event features plenary sessions, business rounRSdtables and therapeutic workshops, company presentations, and One-on-One PartneringTM meetings...

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11.03.14

BIO-EUROPE

The 20th annual BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry...

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11.10.14

BIO IPCC Conference

The biannual BIO Intellectual Property Counsels Committee Conference offers timely, relevant educational sessions on the latest issues in the biotech IP sector, informal networking events designed to promote discussion and foster relationships among industry colleagues, and practical tips for attendees to use the next day...

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12.7.14

Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy

The Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy is the original conference dedicated solely to the growth of the industrial biotechnology and bioenergy sectors in North America and the Asia-Pacific region...

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Jul 7, 2014

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Jun 23, 2014

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Jul 15, 2014

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San Diego, California, United States
Jul 2, 2014

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Jun 27, 2014

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