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Category Archives: Science & Innovation

Guten Tag from Dresden, Germany Posted on Sep 24

Guten Tag from Dresden, Germany

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Guten Tag from Dresden, Germany! As Chair of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA), it is a tremendous opportunity to visit another country and promote the great synergies between Massachusetts and Germany.  Like Massachusetts,   …Continue Reading Guten Tag from Dresden, Germany

Protect Massachusetts Military Bases for National Security & Economic Growth Posted on Feb 27

Protect Massachusetts Military Bases for National Security & Economic Growth

Tim Murray Lt. Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Lt. Governor’s Bio Recent announced proposals by Westover Air Reserve Base and Hanscom Air Force Base reflect a difficult reality that federal budget cuts will have an impact on military bases in Massachusetts and across the country.   …Continue Reading Protect Massachusetts Military Bases for National Security & Economic Growth

A future in clean energy, with stimulus’ help Posted on Feb 6

A future in clean energy, with stimulus’ help

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio One of the hallmarks of the Recovery Act is its dual objectives within each of its programs: Creating jobs for today and developing industries for tomorrow. Nowhere is this more in evidence than in   …Continue Reading A future in clean energy, with stimulus’ help

Massachusetts Shines in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Posted on Jan 5

Adam Freudberg Director of Operations and Policy Advisor in the Office of Lt. Governor Timothy P. Murray Massachusetts is a leader in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, workforce development, and job creation.  By working in partnership with government, academia, and industry, we are   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Shines in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

2011 BIO Convention | Day Two Posted on Jun 29

2011 BIO Convention | Day Two

 Governor Patrick celebrating Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ expansion earlier this month. (Holland Hinman/Governor’s Office) Governor Patrick today continued participating in the 2011 International BIO Convention, promoting Massachusetts’ life sciences leadership and our strengths in the innovation economy.  After a breakfast with international corporate leaders and a roundtable discussion   …Continue Reading 2011 BIO Convention | Day Two

2011 BIO Convention | Day One Posted on Jun 28

2011 BIO Convention | Day One

 Governor Patrick joins Pfizer in Massachusetts earlier this month. (Holland Hinman/Governor’s Office) Governor Patrick today arrived at the 2011 BIO International Convention in Washington, DC. BIO is a worldwide conference bringing together leaders in the life sciences industries, government and academia.  The Governor is meeting   …Continue Reading 2011 BIO Convention | Day One

Growing life sciences in the Commonwealth Posted on Oct 15

Since the very beginning of the Patrick-Murray Administration, growing and supporting the life sciences in the Commonwealth has been one of our top priorities. From the creation of the Life Sciences Center to recent expansions by Shire, Cubist Pharmaceuticals and Organogenesis, Massachusetts remains a leader   …Continue Reading Growing life sciences in the Commonwealth