Healing, Fueling, Feeding the World.
BIO International Convention is a service of and hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).
Biotechnology Industry Organization
BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.
BIO Mission Statement
Biotechnology researchers expand the boundaries of science to benefit mankind by providing better healthcare, enhanced agriculture, and a cleaner and safer environment.
The mission of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is to be the champion of biotechnology and the advocate for its member organizationsboth large and small.
Corporate R&D members range from entrepreneurial companies developing a first product to Fortune 100 multinationals. The majority of our members are small companies 90 percent have annual revenues of $25 million or less, reflecting the broader biotechnology industry. BIO also represents academic centers, state and regional biotech associations and service providers to the industry, including financial and consulting firms.
- R&D-Intensive Companies: 66%
• 89% have annual revenues under $25 million
• 4% have annual revenues between $25 million and $1 billion
• 7% have annual revenues over $1 billion
- Nonprofit/Academic: 16%
- Service Providers: 11%
- State/International Affiliate Organizations: 7%