Here you’ll find the latest news articles and updates from the ICBA and the Biotech Industrty.
Steve Bates Chair of ICBA said “The leaked QUAD proposal of a waiver on intellectual property rights for COVID vaccines would, if agreed, have a chilling impact on investment into the small companies that have
On July 12th, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Human Genome Editing released its recommendations for a Governance Framework. The ICBA released the following the statement: The International Council of Biotechnology Associations (ICBA) appreciates the
The undersigned CEOs of global biotechnology companies and associations have a social responsibility to work with other stakeholders – healthcare providers, governments, multilateral organizations, and non-governmental donor organizations – to ensure that COVID vaccines and
Produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions, this exploratory online video series uncovers the powerful stories of innovation in biotechnology across food, fuel, and health. Biotechnology promises to revolutionize our everyday lives, from what we eat,
The International Council of Biotechnology Associations (ICBA) is pleased to announce a series of mini-documentary style films to be produced by BBC StoryWorks, the commercial creative arm of BBC Global News. The series will examine
COVID-19 is teaching us a crucial lesson: facing any global health challenge, in particular of such unprecedented scale, requires solidarity, truly inclusive cooperation and even tighter efforts to ensuring health systems’ resiliency. Innovative health industries
News Release Washington, D.C. (June 21, 2019) – The International Council of Biotech Associations (ICBA) is pleased to announce the election of its new board chair and vice chair. Steve Bates, Chief Executive Officer of
Recyclable plastic bottles, mustard seed jet fuel, Insulin and Golden Rice. These are just a few biotechnology products that are contributing to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). A collection of
A study released today highlights strategies, policies and best practices that have been successful in creating an environment in which biotechnology innovation can flourish around the world. The fifth edition of the Building the Bioeconomy report shows
On November 2nd, 13 countries and organizations released a joint statement at the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures supporting policies that enable agricultural innovation, including genome editing.
The ICBA signed onto this statement, co-signed by ICC and other public and private sector organisations, academic and scientific institutions, data repositories and collections. The statement explains the benefits of the open exchange of digital sequence
Washington, D.C. (June 8, 2018)– The International Council of Biotechnology Associations (ICBA) supports the Canadian Declaration on Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance, signed by biopharmaceutical and diagnostic companies in Canada and released today in conjunction with the opening
This week in Geneva three key UN agencies are meeting to address and advance their shared mission of achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This is the seventh technical symposium organized by the WHO, WIPO and
Multilateral Organizations, based in Geneva, Switzerland, including the World Health Organization (WHO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) play an integral role in setting global best practices for public health, intellectual property rights and international trade
Crossposted from Intellectual Property Watch A delegation of heads of biotechnology companies visited Geneva this month to present the International Confederation of Biotechnology Trade Associations (ICBA). The ICBA was created in 2012, but is now