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February 14, 2012 — WESTON & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2012-- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Stromedix, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Biogen Idec will acquire Stromedix Inc., a privately…
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February 14, 2012 — CAMBRIDGE, MA– February 14, 2012 - The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) will launch a Phase II clinical trial on TDI 132 (aka: fingolimod/Gilenya®) as a potential treatment for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Fingolimod is currently being…
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February 9, 2012 — Partners to Develop Quantitative Point-of-Care Surveillance and Detection Assay for High Threat Biological Agents and Infectious Diseases WOBURN, Mass., February 09, 2012 -- Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc. (“Courtagen”), a privately held life…
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February 6, 2012 — Waltham, MA -- Synchroneuron Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, today announced the completion of its Series A financing with a $6 million investment from Morningside Technology Ventures Ltd. Synchroneuron is engaged in developing…
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February 2, 2012 — Courtagen’s Avantra® Q400 solves unmet need for walk-away multiplexed protein analysisinstrument for clinical settings MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Thursday, February 2, 2012 — Based on its recent analysis of theclinical diagnostic tools market,…
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February 1, 2012 — Waltham, MA – The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center today announced the launch of their 2012-13 Internship Challenge. The workforce development program, now in its fourth year, focuses on enhancing the talent pipeline for Massachusetts life…
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February 1, 2012 — PCI Synthesis, Inc., a 12-year-old custom chemical manufacturer of new chemical entities (NCEs), generic active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and other specialty chemical products, has significantly increased its bench strength in quality control and…
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January 31, 2012 — PBI's PCT System Expected to Play a Critical Role in Improving Speed and Accuracy of Rape Kit and Other Foresnsic Lab Tests South Easton, MA, January 31, 2012 – Florida International University (“FIU”) and Pressure BioSciences, Inc.…
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January 31, 2012 — BOSTON--The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has awarded Dana-Farber Cancer Institute a $10 million grant to support the expansion of its pioneering cancer imaging research program.         The MLSC grant will help fund the…
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January 31, 2012 — -- Non-GAAP Diluted EPS Rises 15% and GAAP Diluted EPS Up 28% -- -- Preparing for BG-12 Filing in First Half of 2012 -- -- Phase III data Anticipated in 2012 for Long-Lasting Factor VIII and Factor IX in Hemophilia and Dexpramipexole in ALS -- …
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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.

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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.