• Public Policy

  • NCBIO advocates for North Carolina’s life sciences industry at the state and national levels.  In North Carolina, the Organization represents its members at the North Carolina General Assembly and before state courts, regulatory agencies and executive branch policy leaders.

    At the national level, NCBIO works with the national Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) to support appropriate federal policies and to keep members of North Carolina's congressional delegation informed as to industry needs and priorities. 

  • State Policy Update

    The 2017 NCBIO Legislative Agenda approved by the Board of Directors at the February meeting focuses on three key areas:

    • Protect and improve state policies encouraging life science innovation.
    • Protect and improve North Carolina’s business climate as a location for life science manufacturing and service businesses. 
    • Protect and improve North Carolina climate as a market for life science products. – 

    Click for more details on the agenda.