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NCBIO Annual Meeting

Save the date for the 27th NCBIO Annual Meeting to be held Tuesday, Oct. 5. The hybrid event will feature a keynote by Jude Samulski, Ph.D., president, chief scientific officer and co-founder of AskBio, and will offer both live and virtual content.


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NC Biotech Honors Sam Taylor

NC Biotech President and CEO Doug Edgeton presents Nancy Reed with a proclamation honoring her late husband and NCBIO president, Sam Taylor.

NCBIO, the North Carolina Biosciences Organization

NCBIO is the trade association for North Carolina’s life science industry. Members include companies and research institutions working in the pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic, clinical research and agricultural biotechnology sectors, as well as firms and nonprofits that provide support services to life science companies. Founded in 1994, NCBIO works to help North Carolina’s life sciences community fulfill its extraordinary promise as a source of economic opportunity and improved quality of life through effective advocacy and policy.

Member Benefits

A variety of discount programs are available to members.

Government price fixing for U.S. medicines will cost lives, jobs, innovation

May 13, 2021

Legislation like H.R. 3 that fixes prices for prescription medicines would limit patients’ access to new treatments while doing nothing to lower prices at the pharmacy counter.

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Vaccine patent waiver breaks faith with American companies, stifles innovation

May 13, 2021

NCBIO is extremely disappointed that the Biden administration has chosen to support waiving critical intellectual property protections for U.S. COVID-19…

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BIO: Why the TRIPS waiver wouldn’t work

April 20, 2021

BIO President and CEO Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath sent a letter April 19 to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai to explain why the WTO’s proposed “TRIPS waiver” would have global health and economic consequences as the pandemic rages on.

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Executive order on drug prices does no favors for NC patients, hospitals

November 25, 2020

A new executive order that slashes Medicare payments to hospitals and physicians for certain medicines will hurt patients’ access to care and financially stress already overburdened hospitals and innovation-based pharmaceutical companies

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2021 Life Sciences Workforce Trends Report cover

2021 CSBI-TEConomy Workforce Trends Report released

June 18, 2021

The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes released the 2021 Life Sciences Workforce Trends Report (PDF) in June 2021 at the…

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BMF covers improving manufacturing with automation, digitization

June 14, 2021

Salil Desai, Ph.D., says “digital twinning” is the future of biomanufacturing. Presenters from Novozymes, Pfizer and North Carolina A&T State…

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NCBIO Medical Device Forum panelists

NCBIO Medical Device Forum covers product development during pandemic

May 26, 2021

Depending on people, being flexible and agile and remembering the lessons learned during this pandemic were some of the key points shared by the panelists participating in NCBIO’s Medical Device Forum held online Wednesday, May 19.

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CED Venture Connect 2021 draws a virtual crowd

March 26, 2021

Like last year, this year’s Venture Connect held March 23-25 produced by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development took place entirely…

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