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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 …

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 …

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.  …

#BIO2014 Opening Reception: What A Night!

June 24, 2014 – 5:58 am | Edit Post

BIO 2104 is finally here in San Diego! Today was the first day of the convention, and the day ended with a fabulous Opening Reception on the USS Midway. The Midway is one of the …

#SDBNJune Panelist Profile: Joseph Jackson

June 23, 2014 – 6:59 am | Edit Post
#SDBNJune Panelist Profile: Joseph Jackson

Biography: Joseph P Jackson III is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and activist in the “Open Science Movement.” He has been studying the rise of new open innovation models since 2000, when the arrival of …

#BIO2014 San Diego Representation #1: Who’s Speaking?

June 20, 2014 – 12:10 pm | Edit Post

San Diego Biotech companies have great representation at the 2014 Biotechnology Industry Organization convention taking place June 23-26 here. We’ll be highlighting local companies speaking, exhibiting, and otherwise participating here on the SDBN blog, and …