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Jay Keasling Wins BIO’s George Washington Carver Award

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BIO announced today that it will honor Jay Keasling, a professor of biochemical engineering at University of California, Berkley; associate laboratory director at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; CEO of the Joint BioEnergy Institute; and Director of Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center, as the recipient of its 2013 George Washington Carver Award for innovation in industrial biotechnology. The award honors the vision of Carver, an originator of the “chemurgy” movement who, more than a century ago, achieved world Read More >

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The UK at BIO

The UK at BIO

There are more than 400 delegates from the UK attending the 2013 BIO International Convention. These include delegates from four innovative life science companies – Abcodia, Critical Pharmaceuticals, Nanomerics, and PsiOxus Therapeutics – who won the recent UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) Innovation Competition and will showcase their technologies to an international audience in Chicago. The UK presence at the convention will be centred on the UK pavilion (stand 4441) hosted by the BioIndustry Association (BIA) Read More >

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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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