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January 11, 2011 — Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the Company has raised $20 million to support ongoing development of the Company’s industry-leading broad spectrum antibiotics pipeline, including late-stage clinical development of …
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January 11, 2011 — Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) and Defiante Farmaceutica S.A., an affiliate of the pharmaceutical group Sigma-Tau (Sigma-Tau), announced today the expansion of their partnership to commercialize KALBITOR(R) (ecallantide) for the treatment…
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January 10, 2011 — Biomarker pioneer Nuclea Biotechnologies, Inc. today announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for a patent covering kinase peptides and antibodies.  The patent is expected to issue in the first quarter…
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January 7, 2011 — The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has launched the 2011 Internship Challenge, a workforce development program that is focused on enhancing the talent pipeline for Massachusetts companies engaged in life sciences. The program, now in its…
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January 5, 2011 — Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) today announced that Douglas E. Williams, Ph.D., has been named Executive Vice President, Research and Development (R&D), and Steven H. Holtzman has been named Executive Vice President, …
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January 5, 2011 — Qteros, Inc., the developer of a unique and highly efficient Consolidated Bioprocessing (CBP) platform for the lowest cost production of cellulosic ethanol, today announced that it has closed the initial tranche in its Series C financing. The completion of this…
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January 5, 2011 — Adds depth to firm’s practice in licensing and collaborations and other transactions The life sciences practice at Foley Hoag LLP opens 2011 with the arrival of noted life sciences lawyer Hemmie Chang, who joins the firm this week from Ropes …
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January 5, 2011 — Semprus BioSciences today announced the appointment of  Ulla B. Wallin, BSN, Sc.M., as the company’s first Director of Clinical Affairs. In this role, Ms. Wallin will lead the design and execution of Semprus’ upcoming clinical studies. Semprus…
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January 5, 2011 — --Companies to Jointly Develop Process Design Packages (PDPs) that Enable Lowest Cost, Commercial-Scale Ethanol Production from Sugarcane, Corn and Wheat Residuals----Qteros' Consolidated Bioprocessing (CBP) Platform to Serve as PDP…
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December 21, 2010 — Semprus BioSciences today announced the company has won the Frost & Sullivan 2010 North American Enabling Technology of the Year Award for Surface Functionalization Technologies for its Semprus Platform. Semprus BioSciences is a…
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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.