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Delaware Governor Signs Bill Granting Patient Access to Biosimilars

BIOSIMILARS

Delaware Governor Signs Bill Granting Patient Access to Biosimilars

BIO and the Delaware BioScience Association commend Delaware Governor Jack Markell for signing legislation designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines. By signing this bill into law, Governor Markell added Delaware to a growing list of states that have taken a leadership position in allowing retail pharmacies to substitute interchangeable biologic medicines...

JOBS ACT

San Francisco Business Times: Two JOBS Acts Are Better Than One

The San Francisco Business Times published an op-ed by OncoMed President and CEO Paul Hastings lauding the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act for giving emerging biotech companies a much-needed boost...

CLIMATE CHANGE

EPA Should Recognize Roles of Biomass, Biotechnology in Mitigating Global Warming

The Obama administration's Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units missed an opportunity to give industry clear guidance that using sustainable biomass mitigates greenhouse gas emissions by recycling atmospheric carbon...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Why it is we Need Intellectual Property Rights for Genetically Modified Seeds

Genetically modified seeds are used worldwide to provide the availability of quality GM seeds and crops to farmers and consumers...

HEALTH

New Study Raises Concerns About Hospital Acquisitions of Physician-Based Oncology Practices within the 340B Drug Discount Program

BIO expresses support for the release of a Berkeley Research Group analysis entitled Trends in 340B Covered Entity Acquisitions of Physician-based Oncology Practices...

LIVESTOCK BIOTECH SUMMIT

Interactive Science Communication Sessions at 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit

Attendees will get the opportunity to hone their communications techniques during specially produced communications programming at this year’s Livestock Biotech Summit...

GMO ANSWERS

GMO Answers Independent Expert Spotlight

GMO Answers is committed to doing a better job of answering the public’s questions on genetically modified organisms. This means ensuring that we have a robust collection of experts senior in the field of agricultural biotechnology who will answer your questions with the highest integrity...

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

Why Connected Digital Health Matters… to the Biotech Community

The WLSA is a San Diego based international association of companies and organizations that are committed to the acceleration of wireless and digital technologies in health care...

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

BIO Innovation Zone Company Snapshots

Later this month in San Diego at the BIO International Convention, BIO will be partnering with the National Science foundation and the National Institutes of Health to host the first-ever BIO Innovation Zone...

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

Investing in Cutting-Edge Technology to Advance Cancer Research

In a recent blog post, Research!America profiles KIYATEC, a company that developed “3DKUBE.” 3DKube creates a 3Dmodel of patient cells that allows researchers to study the growth of cells in a cultured environment that mimics the conditions of the human body...

BIO LATIN AMERICA CONFERENCE

Understanding the Biotech Market in Brazil

The biotechnology market in Brazil has seen enormous activity this year in both the areas of industrial biotechnology and healthcare. In a recent webinar that discussed the latest results of the annual Scientific American Worldview report, panelists were especially excited by the partnering opportunities in Brazil...

GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS

Are GMOs the Climategate of the Left

We have reviewed the scientific literature on GE [genetically-engineered] crop safety for the last 10 years that catches the scientific consensus matured since GE plants became widely cultivated worldwide, and we can conclude that the scientific research conducted so far has not detected any significant hazard directly connected with the use of GM crops...

GENETICALLY MODIFIED CROPS

Washington Post: GM Crops can "Improve the Lives of Millions"

Genetically modified crops have increased the productivity and improved the lives of farmers and the people who depend on them all over the world. Now, they are banned in two counties in Oregon...

VACCINES

Remembering Ciro de Quadros, Vaccines Champion

Dr. de Quadros is most well-known for leading a vaccination campaign that eradicated polio in Latin America. As the director of the Pan American Health Organization in 1985, he began sending teams of health care workers to remote and often war-torn areas of 15 countries in the region to administer vaccines to children...
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06.23.14

BIO International Convention

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06.21.14

BIO Executive Training Programs

The Business Development Basics and Advanced Business Development courses support the activity that takes place at our partnering, investor and venture capital conferences each year by training individuals who are making the deals that drive this industry...

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09.09.14

BIO Latin America Conference

BIO Latin America is your opportunity to access the innovation and partnering opportunities in Latin America's rapidly-growing life science industry and to hear case studies and strategies from global bioindustry leaders...

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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 roundtables and therapeutic workshops, company presentations, and One-on-One PartneringTM meetings...

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