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August 21, 2014 — Pittsburgh-based R & Q has officially commenced operations in the Boston area, providing best-in-class quality and regulatory solutions to the medical device industry in a region identified as a leading market. The announcement comes with R…
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August 20, 2014 — MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE Healthcare Life Sciences announced today that it will open a new 160,000 square-foot facility in Marlborough, Massachusetts, as the new headquarters for its US operations. A $21M investment in the…
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August 19, 2014 — Only First-Line Oral Therapy Approved for the Treatment of Adults with Gaucher Disease Type 1 CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genzyme, a Sanofi company (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that the U.S. Food…
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August 4, 2014 — B round financing with new and existing investors will advance GliaCure’s Alzheimer’s clinical programGliaCure, Inc., a company focused on developing novel, non-neuronal therapies for a range of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today…
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July 22, 2014 — Waltham, MA – The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center announced today that applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Life Sciences Tax Incentive Program. All applications are due by 12:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and can be…
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July 8, 2014 — LANDOVER, MD, Jul 08, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- The Epilepsy Foundation is developing a drug discovery platform for genetic forms of epilepsy in collaboration with Intellimedix and Pfizer Inc. The platform may help create individualized and…
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July 8, 2014 — The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is pleased to announce the launch of the first round of our Fiscal Year 2015 Accelerator Loan Program. We encourage eligible early-stage companies in Massachusetts to apply.   The Accelerator Loan Program…
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July 7, 2014 — NextCODE capabilities will power ACoRD/UCD leadership in sequence-based diagnostics and large-scale whole-genome discovery efforts in pediatric disorders NextCODE Health, which puts whole-genome analysis in the hands of clinicians and…
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July 3, 2014 — Medford, MA, July 3, 2014: TGA Sciences, Inc., a contract research organization (CRO), today announced that they have begun a collaboration with the creators of CyPlex LS, immunoassay testing platform. The new platform developed by CyVek, Inc., a…
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July 1, 2014 — Former Genentech executive to lead Moderna’s first venture company, focused exclusively in novel biology for oncology drug development Moderna Therapeutics, the pioneer in developing messenger RNA (mRNA) TherapeuticsTM, a revolutionary…
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Membership Deliverables

MassBio Membership gives you:

Purchasing power-MassBio negotiates a broad-based collection of services on behalf of member companies and passes the savings on to its members. 

Networking and professional development-MassBio organizes and executes numerous conferences, committee meetings, and networking events throughout the year.

MassBio Signature Events-Attend our Investors Forum, Innovator Roundtables, Pharma Days, our Golf Classic Fundraiser, Policy Leadership Breakfast, and many others.

Public policy & Advocacy-As the state's leading advocate for our life science super cluster, we fight for public policy initiatives and tax incentives in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., that will enable biotechnology companies to do their best work.

Economic development-MassBio provides expert advice and guidance to help companies find suitable locations and resources as they move to and grow in the Bay State. We make Massachusetts a better place for your business.

Visibility/Resources-Members are listed on a searchable directory that includes a profile and link to the company's website. We highlight your company's latest news by posting to our MassBio member news page. In addition, members can post job openings on our website free!

Educational incentives-We promote education, workforce development and lifelong learning through the MassBioEd Foundation. The foundation customizes training programs for companies and educational institutions and promotes science in the classroom through BioTeach. MassBio members receive a discount on courses offered by the foundation.