EDAG

Mission: To maintain and enhance the competitiveness of Massachusetts as a location for the biotechnology industry.
 
Objectives:
•Guide MassBio on matters affecting the competitiveness of Massachusetts in such areas as local, state, and federal economic development, regulatory, and taxation policy.
•Advise MassBio in ways to assist the membership of MassBio, specifically, and the industry as a whole, create greater business efficiencies and reduce cash burn rates.
 
Next meeting:  Friday, September 19, 2014
 
at MassBio
 
8:00 AM
 
Agenda
 
I. Updates on BioLeads, 2014 Snapshot, BioReady, and Cambridge Energy Ordinance
                2014 Industry Snapshot
 
II.   Net Zero,  See: Net Zero Cambridge 
 
III.  Ballot Question 1: The Gas Tax - Presentation by Kristina Egan, Transporattion for Massachusetts
 
IV. Insight on Transportation Projects - Tom Nally, A Better City

V.  Life Sciences Incentives in "Competitor States" - Brandon Pyers and Matt Kelley, Ernst & Young

VI.  Open Items and Conclusion

July 2010
 
Third Party Industry Reports
Governor's Choosing to Compete in 21st Century Plan
Global Clusters Report (JLL)
 
2014 Snapshot
 
MassBio Additional
 

About MassBio

MassBio is a not-for-profit organization committed to advancing the development of critical new science, technology and medicines that benefit people worldwide.

Founded in 1985, MassBio represents over 600 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, research hospitals, and service organizations involved in life sciences and health care, and works to advance policy and promote education, while providing member programs and events, industry information, and services.

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