On September 12, 2022, President Biden issued an Executive Order (“E.O.”) announcing the National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative, a “whole-of-government” effort to further biotechnology and biomanufacturing innovations in health, climate change, energy, food security, agriculture, supply chain resilience, and national and economic security. The White House subsequently announced that the Initiative would cost $2 billion. If successful, the Initiative could have sweeping impacts across the entire biotechnology research and development (“R&D”) lifecycle. A summary of the E.O., its requirements, and key takeaways are set forth below.
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