May 20, 2014

Governor Patrick, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Announce $9.7 Million Capital Grant for Life Sciences Project in Pittsfield

Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) announced the Center’s approval of a $9.7 million capital grant for construction of a new Berkshire Innovation Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

The Berkshire Innovation Center will catalyze, enable and accelerate innovation and growth of existing companies in Western Massachusetts – primarily small to medium sized manufacturing companies (SME’s) in life sciences and the life sciences supply chain – with the ultimate objective of spurring economic growth, jobs, and investment in the region. The facility will enable shared research, early-stage production and commercialization, and workforce training.