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Record ID
Date of creation
2006-08-23 14:17 UTC (philippe.leblond@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2018-10-30 16:13 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2018-10-30 16:13 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the Organization
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
1201 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 900
Washington, DC
United States of America, 20024
Phone:+1 202 962 9200
Fax:+1 202 488 6303
Contact Information
Type of organization
  • Private sector (business and industry)
Thematic areas
Environmental, food and feed safety
General biosafety
Biotechnology, trade and the environment
Capacity building and financial resources
Legislative and regulatory framework
Public awareness, education and participation
Research and training in biosafety
Risk assessment and risk management
Organization’s profile
BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and 31 other nations.  BIO members are involved in the research and development of health-care, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.
Contact person
Ms. Sharon Bomer Lauritsen
Executive Vice President
Food and Agriculture
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
1201 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 900
Washington, DC
United States of America, 20024
Phone:+1 202 962 6644
Fax:+1 202 488 6303
Additional Information
Additional Information
BIO's mission centers on advocacy to strengthen biotechnology innovation and progress. We seek supportive biotechnology policies at all levels-local, state, federal and international.  BIO's advocacy covers regulatory and reimbursement policy, intellectual property laws, research grant policies, agricultural regulations, energy policy, and other biotechnology-related issues.

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