Biotechnology: Saving Lives & Transforming Healthcare in the 21st Century

Modern biotechnology is a young industry. But in just a few decades, the entrepreneurs, scientists, researchers and investors working in this field have firmly established themselves at the forefront of medical innovation. Click to read more ...

What Is Biotechnology?

At its simplest, biotechnology is technology based on biology - biotechnology harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet. We have used the biological processes of microorganisms for more than 6,000 years to make useful food products, such as bread and cheese, and to preserve dairy products. Click to read more ...

Biotechnology: Fueling Innovation & Job Creation
The biopharmaceutical industry has the highest percentage of R&D reinvestment of any U.S. industry. Small, emerging companies are at the forefront of the search for new cures and therapies, accounting for approximately 70 percent of clinical trials. Click to read more ...

Industry messages courtesy of Biotechnology Innovation Organization
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