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IP Sessions at BIO 2016–Come Join us in San Francisco!

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That’s right, we’re back at it again! This year’s BIO International Convention will host several innovative educational sessions on the state of intellectual property in the biotech sector.   BIO‘s top-notch education program covers the biotechnology and pharma industry’s most relevant and timely topics in intellectual property.  In each session, top thought leaders will offer insights on issues essential to the industry and provide a wealth of information of strategic relevance to the IP biotech sector.  Well, Read More >

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Life Sciences Roundtable Event Addressed the Value of Innovation

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Yesterday, BIO’s Jeanne Haggerty, Senior Vice President for Federal Government Relations, participated in a roundtable discussion with Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA-45), the California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) and UC Irvine Biological Sciences School for at the Beckman Laser Institute. Rep. Walters shared with the group an update on the biotechnology federal landscape. The roundtable further addressed policies that bolster life sciences innovation, research and development, patient access to care and more. A special thanks to Read More >

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Join us for the IP Symposium at the 2016 BIO World Congress!

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Ah, San Diego. What is it they say about you? Come for the beaches…. Stay for the fish tacos. Here at BIO, we’ll admit it—San Diego, you have enticed us with your perpetual 65° temperatures. And it’s the perfect time to join BIO and the 1,200 attendees from 50 countries at the 2016 BIO World Congress, the world’s largest industrial biotechnology event! But wait…THERE’S MORE? We couldn’t be more excited to announce that BIO will Read More >

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NIH Office of Science Policy Unveils New Resources

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The NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP) works on a wide range of issues including biosafety, biosecurity, genetic testing, genomic data sharing, human subjects protections, the organization and management of the NIH, and the outputs and value of NIH-funded research. This is accomplished through a wide range of analyses and reports, commentary on emerging policy proposals, and the development of policy proposals for consideration by NIH, the Federal government, and the public. To better align Read More >

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Judd Gregg: Biodefense Funding Is Crucial to National Security

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Writing in the Morning Consult, former Senator Judd Gregg explains critical role of federal programs in preparing our nation for viral outbreaks and other biohazards that threaten to cause devastating harm to our national security. Because there is no commercial market for medical countermeasures to respond to attacks from chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological threats, in 2004 Congress passed the Project BioShield Act, which created the Project BioShield Special Reserve Fund (SRF) to incentivize research Read More >

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