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CSU I-Corps Partners to Offer Bio-entrepreneurship Workshop to Researchers Nationwide

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (Feb. 13, 2017) –​The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced eight new Inclusive Entrepreneurship supplemental awards under the Innovation Corps (I-CorpsTM) program, including one to CSU I-Corps, a member of the National Innovation Network. The Inclusive Entrepreneurship grants are designed to “increase participation and promote inclusion of underrepresented populations in the National Innovation … Continue reading CSU I-Corps Partners to Offer Bio-entrepreneurship Workshop to Researchers Nationwide

Statement issued by CLSI President & CEO Lori Lindburg to ensure legitimate travel by immigrants and refugees from all countries to the US

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (Jan. 31, 2017) – The vibrancy of California’s life sciences sector depends heavily upon providing employers and research institutions with a talent pool that is second to none. The California life sciences industry attracts the best and brightest scientists, students, faculty and other experts from around the globe. These individuals must comply … Continue reading Statement issued by CLSI President & CEO Lori Lindburg to ensure legitimate travel by immigrants and refugees from all countries to the US

CLSI’s FAST Life Science Accelerator Announces Statewide Expansion

CLSI announced today that it will celebrate the expansion of its FAST Accelerator program to Davis and Southern California – and its designation as the West Coast accelerator for combating antimicrobial resistance (CLSI CARB-X) – at a special FAST Showcase & Reception on Dec. 13 at the Wilsey Theater and Education Studio of the War Memorial Building in San Francisco.

2017 California Life Sciences Industry Report Shows Increased Employment, Growth And Robust Treatment Pipeline

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) and PwC US issue new report indicating that California’s life sciences industry has 1,269 new medicines in the development pipeline, and in 2015, employed more than 287,000 people, brought in $148 billion in total revenue, paid over $116,000 in average wages, attracted $4.4 billion in venture capital investment and more.

Attention Grads: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Biotech Job Market

Original article featured on Biospace.com Even in hotbed states with a wealth of growing life science companies, the job market can be tough on new graduates and other job seekers with minimal experience. While some employers are willing to loosen degree requirements for certain positions if candidates already have an industry-based background, that usually exactly the … Continue reading Attention Grads: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Biotech Job Market

Job Seekers Take Note: Challenges Faced by Life Science Employers

Original article featured on BioSpace.com By all accounts, the California life science industry is flourishing as one of the leading employers in the state, providing work for more than 280,000 professionals from the entry-level to the c-suite. Demand is outpacing supply, and job opportunities are plentiful—though they aren’t always easy to land. BioSpace recently spoke … Continue reading Job Seekers Take Note: Challenges Faced by Life Science Employers