Addressing Climate Change

There are more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in our oceans. The U.S. transportation sector leads all other sectors in greenhouse gas emissions. Diseases that thrive in hot weather are killing important staple crops. Our reliance on products derived from fossil fuels is harming our planet.

Climate change is real but through biotechnology, we can meet these challenges head-on by making the same reliable plastics, foods, and fuels with less environmental impact.

Press Releases
May 19, 2022
Seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, four-time Olympic gold medalist and entrepreneur Venus Williams will discuss her groundbreaking career, business success, and health journey in a conversation with Emmy-nominated sports reporter Erin Andrews at the BIO International Convention June 13-16,…
May 12, 2022
The White House today hosted world leaders and key public and private sector partners at the second Global COVID-19 Summit, a virtual event. Following the conversation, Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), made the…
May 4, 2022
The House Energy & Commerce Committee today unveiled a new package for the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA). After the release, BIO’s Chief Science Officer, Cartier Esham, made the following remarks:  "For more than thirty years, the FDA user fee programs have shown tremendous…
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Letters, Comments & Testimony
May 9, 2022
On Monday, May 9th, BIO submitted comments in response to the FDA’s recent draft guidance on Clinical Pharmacology Considerations for Antibody-Drug Conjugates. In the comments submitted, BIO acknowledged the challenge FDA faces in creating a regulatory guidance that is comprehensive yet adaptable,…
May 9, 2018
On behalf of the U.S. Biostimulant Coalition (USBC), the Biological Products Industry Alliance (BPIA), the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA), the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), and the Humic Products Trade Association, we are pleased language was adopted in the House Farm Bill…
May 4, 2022
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) is the largest biotechnology trade association, representing approximately 1,000 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. Our…