We want your policy ideas for supercharging U.S. biotech and biomanufacturing
The bioeconomy – the part of the economy driven by the life sciences and biotech, and enabled by engineering, computing, and information science – has the potential to revolutionize human health, climate and energy, food security and sustainability, and supply chain stability, as well as support economic growth and well-paying jobs across the entire country.
The U.S. government has recognized this exceptional promise: The recent Executive Order on advancing the U.S. bioeconomy and relevant provisions in the CHIPS and Science Law and the Inflation Reduction Law have opened up an excellent opportunity to engage with the U.S. government to help develop and shape the implementation of policies to bolster the economic engine that is the biotech and biomanufacturing ecosystem.
We now need your help to generate innovative, specific, and actionable policy ideas that the U.S. government could use to supercharge the U.S. bioeconomy.
Submit your idea
While we are interested in reviewing any and all bioeconomy policy ideas, we’re particularly focused on a few areas:
To submit your idea or learn more, click here. Submissions are due Monday, November 7th, and will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so submit today, and kindly share this opportunity with your colleagues and networks!
- Leveraging financial or economic tools – such as loan programs, tax incentives, demand-pull mechanisms, and economic development challenges – to support and advance the U.S. bioeconomy in ways that enable and incentivize biotech or biomanufacturing to expand into new regions of the U.S., build new facilities, and engage in workforce development efforts;
- Enabling better measurement of the U.S. bioeconomy’s contributions to the rest of the economy; and
- Devising new authorities that may be needed at federal agencies in order to support a maximally-coordinated effort to advance the U.S. bioeconomy.