June 24, 2014

Governor Patrick, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Announce New International Program to Promote Collaboration

Governor Deval Patrick today joined officials from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) at the 2014 BIO International Convention to announce the launch of the Universal Partnerships (UP) Program, a new international program to provide grant funding to support Massachusetts companies who are forming R&D collaborations with life science organizations throughout the world. The creation of the UP Program furthers the Patrick Administration’s efforts to create global partnerships between life science organizations to enable scientific and commercial breakthroughs and to fuel economic development in the Commonwealth. The UP program enhances the MLSC’s international program portfolio by offering Massachusetts more collaboration opportunities.