Governor Deval Patrick announced nearly $1 million in grants to support life sciences related capital projects for Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) and Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) to better respond to the region’s growing need for skilled workers in biotechnology, biomedical engineering and pharmaceuticals.
Xenetic Biosciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing next-generation biologic drugs and novel oncology therapeutics, today announced the opening of its new corporate headquarters and research and development facility in Lexington, MA.
Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) today announced more than $3 million in grants to support life-sciences-related capital projects in the MetroWest region, including $3 million for Framingham State University to fund major lab renovation projects.
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center announced today that the agency’s Board of Directors has awarded $25 million in tax incentives to 33 life sciences companies. The recipient companies have committed to creating more than 1,200 new jobs in the Commonwealth in 2014.
Neuroelectrics, a neuroscience devices designer, manufacturer and provider based in Spain, announced today the opening of its first U.S. office, located in the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in Cambridge, Mass.
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) today announced the launch of the 2014-2015 Internship Challenge. The workforce development program, first launched in 2009, creates hundreds of new paid internship opportunities each year throughout Massachusetts. Eligible college students and recent graduates can apply online through the MLSC’s website for an internship with one of over 300 life sciences companies registered to host interns. Companies review candidates through a web-based interface in which they can match skills with their needs. Upon conclusion of the internship, the MLSC reimburses companies for stipends paid to their interns.
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Vertex Pharmaceutical’s leadership, industry stakeholders and state and local officials to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s new 1.1 million-square-foot global headquarters at 11 Fan Pier Boulevard in Boston. Construction began in June 2011, and a 15-year lease for the space was signed in May 2011. (more…)
Cryogenetics, the world leader in fish reproduction products and services, is proud to announce the official opening of the company’s US division; Cryogenetics Inc. in Woburn, MA.
Halifax Biomedical Inc. (HBI), a Nova Scotia based company that specializes in precision assessment of spine and joint-replacement micro-instability, is pleased to announce the opening of its first US office at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The opening of Halifax’s new location follows a recent trade mission to Canada by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
CAMBRIDGE– Thursday, January 9, 2014 – Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) today joined Takeda leadership, industry stakeholders and state and local officials for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 250,000 square foot building at 300 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge that will be occupied by Takeda. Governor Patrick met with Takeda President & CEO Yasuchika Hasegawa during his trade to Japan last month to further strengthen the relationship between the global life sciences leader and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Waltham, MA— The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Board of Directors has awarded an $8 million capital grant to support the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT) on the University of Massachusetts Boston campus. The grant is the second round of funding for the project, building on a $2 million initial grant awarded in 2011.
Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) today announced more than $3.27 million in grants to support the purchase of life sciences training equipment and supplies for public high schools and training programs throughout Massachusetts.
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), a quasi-public agency charged with implementing the state’s 10-year, $1-billion Life Sciences Initiative, today announced the awarding of $1.5 million in loans to two early-stage life sciences companies and the launch of the application period for the next round of its Accelerator Loan Program. The MLSC will begin accepting applications tomorrow, December 19, with applications due by noon EST February 3, 2014, via the MLSC’s website at www.masslifesciences.com.
From left to right: Elizabeth Steele, Director of Events at MassBio, Massachusetts State Representative Nick Collins, Susan Windham-Bannister, PhD, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, Janna Murgia, MBA, Chief Operating Office at inviCRO, Jack Hoppin, PhD, Managing Partner at inviCRO join together to celebrate the opening of inviCRO’s newest lab space located in South Boston.
MLSC’s CEO & President Susan Windham-Bannister, PhD, joins Boston’s Museum of Science staff to celebrate the grand-opening of the Hall of Human Life.