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Press Releases
BIO Announces 2021 Start-up Stadium Winner:…
Annual competition takes place during BIO’s International Convention
BIO Promotes Sarah Gallo to Vice President,…
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is pleased to announce today the promotion of Sarah Gallo to Vice President, Agriculture and Environment. In her new role, Sarah will lead the policy and market access strategies for BIO’s Agriculture…
BIO Cheers Senate Passage of Growing Climate…
Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, president and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), released the following statement after the Senate passed the Growing Climate Solutions Act: “This bill is at the heart of everything we fight…
Letters, Testimony, & Comments
Cartier Esham’s Testimony to Energy and Commerce…
BIO regularly publishes reports that help us assess the health of the biopharmaceutical pipeline across different diseases so that we can identify and remove barriers to providing next generation cures and treatments to patients and their families…
Phyllis Arthur's Testimony to Senate HELP…
COVID-19 will not be our last public health emergency.  We face numerous bio-threats from natural and bioterror threats.  Strong support for medical countermeasures R&D is critical to protecting our national security. Today I will…
BIO Comments on Cures 2.0 Discussion Draft
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30…
Amicus Briefs
BIO Files Amicus Brief in Petition for a Writ of…
BIO and AUTM have filed an amicus brief in petition for a writ of certiorari the in American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., v. Neapco Holdings LLC, et al., at the Supreme Court of the United States. BIO and AUTM are concerned that…
BIO Files Amicus Brief in Support of Rehearing…
BIO files amicus brief in support of a petition for rehearing related to patent-eligibility of diagnostic technology. 
BIO Files Amicus Brief on Case Addressing the…
BIO files an Amicus Brief on rehearing by the Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Blog Posts
Right Mix Matter Diversity Toolkit
July 27, 2021
Young women should be encouraged to pursue careers in science By Sulagna Bhattacharya CEO, Nanoscope Therapeutics, Bedford Texas With our nation emerging from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, this is a good time to…
scientist
July 1, 2021
“You will have a better, stronger company which makes better decisions if you have diversity.” That’s how Dr. Ted Love, President and CEO of Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT), summed up the importance of diversity,…
Pride Flag
July 1, 2021
June 2021 was a particularly special Pride Month for BIO—and not only because many of us got the chance to celebrate with our friends in person thanks to the COVID-19 vaccines. BIO was thrilled to announce our new…