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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

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Two Posted on Mar 15

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Two

Governor Patrick and global stem cell leaders sign an agreement between Massachusetts and the UK to share best practices for stem cell banking. (Kim Haberlin, EOHED) Lots more news today out of the UK. The Governor and members of the delegation traveled to the National Institute for   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: UK – Day Two

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two Posted on Mar 8

Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two

Here’s a rundown of day two of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission. The Governor and the members of the delegation remain in Tel Aviv, Israel. 8:15 am | Governor Patrick and the delegation started the day by meeting with members of Israel’s Venture Capital   …Continue Reading Innovation Economy Partnership 2011: Israel – Day Two

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