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75% of San Diego Biotech Hub is in California’s 52nd Congressional District

September 17, 2014 – 8:27 am | Edit Post

Map of 400 San Diego Biotechnology organizations (red placemarks) and California’s 52nd Congressional District (grey). 300, or 75% of the organizations are in the 52nd district represented by Congressman Scott Peters.
We’ve been working to get …

Mary’s Manifesto: 4 Actions San Diego Life Science Professionals Need To Take Right Now

September 9, 2014 – 1:02 pm | Edit Post

A few years ago, a frustrated San Diego entrepreneur named Brant Cooper published what’s been become known as “Brant’s Rant” outlining issues with our startup community. Because I have been in the local biotech industry …

SDBN September 22 2014 Networking Town Hall With 52nd District Congressman Scott Peters

September 2, 2014 – 12:54 pm | Edit Post

The SDBN is very pleased to host a Town Hall event with 52nd District Congressman Scott Peters September 22nd where we’ll discuss issues important to local life scientists and professionals such as research funding and …

San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (SDEE) Intensive Workshop for Entrepreneurs on Grant Writing

July 15, 2014 – 8:47 am | Edit Post

The San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (SDEE) held an intensive workshop last night, 11 July 2014, at the Hera Hub in Sorrento Mesa to help entrepreneurs get funded through National Institute of Health (NIH) or National …

SDBN July 28th 2014 Speed Networking Event: Caution, Connections Ahead!

July 7, 2014 – 2:53 pm | Edit Post

Our downtown events during AACR and BIO were very successful and we gained a lot of momentum, so in July we’re speeding back to the heart of San Diego biotech, Sorrento Valley and Green Flash …

The Face of Biotech is Changing: Summary of the #SDBNJune Event

June 27, 2014 – 11:11 am | Edit Post

Old funding and research methods are no longer working for small biotechs, big pharma or academic scientists. The flip side of this crisis is breeding innovation at every stage of the drug discovery pipeline. As …

Promoting Innovation While Ensuring Safety of Biosimilars: Two Perspectives at #BIO2014

June 27, 2014 – 7:36 am | Edit Post

The second day of BIO 2014 International Convention, Tuesday June 24th, presented at least two opportunities to learn about biosimilars, which haven’t only been gaining momentum from research and development over the last several years, …

#BIO2014 Career Fair Thursday During BIO

June 27, 2014 – 7:04 am | Edit Post

A career fair was held on the last day of BIO, June 26th, 2014 from 2 to 7 pm, at the Marriot Marquis and Marina, in one of the ballrooms at the lobby level. The …

New #BIO2014 Session on Digital Health: Empowering the Healthcare Consumer

June 26, 2014 – 6:32 am | Edit Post

A NEW BIO Convention forum on Digital Health was added to this year’s agenda. Throughout the day on Tuesday, it attracted hundreds of attendees and was a tsunami of engaging discussions, meetings, Q&A and interviews.  …

NIH/NSF Funded Start-Ups Highlighted at #BIO2014

June 26, 2014 – 6:13 am | Edit Post

Traditionally, BIO has been focused on bringing well-established biotech and pharma companies together.  This year, the organizers wanted to shake things up abit and allow NIH/NSF funded SBIR companies, some of which have zero revenue, to showcase their business and have an opportunity …