1. Articles in category: Life Sciences

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    1. Triple play for jobs

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Aug 4 2010)

      "We've hired five new people and we're moving toward eight," said Muraca at a ribbon-cutting ceremony, where city and state officials gathered to welcome the company. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Massachusetts Biotechnology Council

    2. Ethanol firm to open R&D in Chicopee - Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Jul 27 2010)

      Cellulosic ethanol company Qteros Inc. plans to have a new research and development facility in Chicopee, Mass. operational by the end of the year, company CEO John McCarthy said in an interview. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Chicopee   Qteros

    3. UMass campus system enjoys building boom

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 26 2010)

      UMass campus system enjoys building boom Projects worth more than $375 million are under way at the flagship Amherst campus. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    4. Springfield Technical Community College engineering camp gives incoming Sci-Tech students a head start

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 21 2010)

      Springfield Technical Community College engineering camp gives incoming Sci-Tech students a head start “I think it stimulates an interest,” said Gary Janulewicz, a teacher at the high school’s engineering academy and a summer program instructor. He said the program helps introduce students to “things that many of them have not had experience in in the past.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield   The Republican

    5. UMass-Amherst raises school's Boston profile

      Explore Boston.com (Jul 11 2010)

      The University of Massachusetts flagship Amherst campus has hired a veteran state Senate staffer to help raise the school's profile in Boston. University of Massachusetts Amherst - University of Massachusetts - Boston - Massachusetts - Education (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    6. Amarantus MA Announces Collaboration With Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute

      Explore earthtimes.org (Jun 25 2010)

      "We are pleased to welcome Amarantus to Western Massachusetts, where their collaborations will add to the growing cluster of premiere life sciences research being conducted in this area," said Mike Graney, Senior Vice President of Business Development at the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. "As a center of excellence both for the Commonwealth and the U.S., both the PVLSI and CEAR will provide this innovative and growing company with the resources it needs in terms of a highly-successful scientific workforce." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    7. Seahorse Bioscience grows through Mass. expansion

      Explore masshightech.com (Jun 23 2010)

      Seahorse Bioscience grows through Mass. expansion Seahorse’s acquisition of Chicopee-based Innovative Microplate Inc. five years ago has led to continued hiring through the recession and an expansion of the manufacturing facility there, to 25,000 square feet from 14,000 square feet. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Chicopee   Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute

    8. Amarantus appoints Lawrence Schwartz & expands to MA

      Explore Welcome to Pharmalive.com (Jun 16 2010)

      Amarantus Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Lawrence M. Schwartz, Ph.D., to Scientific Advisory Board Company Seeks to Expand Efforts in Massachusetts to Include Subsidiary Amarantus, (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    9. Transformative Method Produces Green Biofuels

      Explore Laboratory Equipment (May 27 2010)

      A new way to make valuable chemicals and more affordable “green” fuel from solar power, bacteria and carbon dioxide could be "truly transformative" for our society if it works on a commercial scale, says microbiologist Derek Lovley, head of a research group developing the method at the Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    10. Colleges extend roles in Springfield incubator

      Explore masshightech.com (May 27 2010)

      Colleges extend roles in Springfield incubator The University of Massachusetts Amherst and Springfield Technical Community College announced today that they are taking on leadership roles with the Springfield Incubator, with UMass executive Marla Michel being named director of the incubator and a UMass spinoff moving in as a tenant. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    11. Gov't unveils $1b biomedical tax credit

      Explore washingtonpost.com (May 24 2010)

      Gov't unveils $1b biomedical tax credit The Obama administration said Friday it's offering $1 billion in seed money to small research firms in the hunt for promising medical breakthroughs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   John Kerry

    12. Viewpoint: Massachusetts needs an economic development zone

      Explore masslive.com (May 21 2010)

      One way to jumpstart the process: Convene a New England Regional Economic Summit. Each of the six states could appoint a small delegation led by their respective top economic development officers for a two-day series of policy discussion and priority setting. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Scuderi Group

    13. Sanofi-Aventis adds to local life sciences effort - Boston Business Journal:

      Explore Boston Business Journal (May 10 2010)

      “This year, our Accelerator Loan Program will invest up to $5.5 million in promising early-stage companies, building on the $3.4 million in loans that we made available last year,” said Susan Windham-Bannister, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. “As this program continues to grow, we truly appreciate the support that leading private sector companies like Sanofi Aventis provide to help our early-stage companies achieve product development milestones and bring new technologies to the marketplace.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    14. Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

      Explore Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (May 4 2010)

      Life Sciences Center is pleased to announce that it is offering tax incentives in 2010 to companies engaged in life sciences research and development, commercialization and manufacturing in Massachusetts. The Life Sciences Initiative authorizes the Center to award up to $25 million in tax incentives each year. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Life Sciences Center

    15. EDC Attending International Biotechnology Conference

      Explore From the EDC (May 2 2010)

      EDC Senior VP Mike Graney will join Governor Deval Patrick and the rest of the Massachusetts delegation at BIO 2010, the international biotechnology convention, in Chicago this week. BIO attracts biotech and pharma compaines from all over the world, as well as economic development, trade and invest (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    16. Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute expands research lab in Springfield

      Explore Daily Collegian (Apr 14 2010)

      Both Friedmann and Schwartz said that they expect the expansion to completed later this year, which, when finished, will hopefully allow them to create 30 new job opportunities in addition to the already 45 currently employed at the facility. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    17. Holyoke: W. Mass. Life Sciences Forum today

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Mar 23 2010)

      The Western Massachusetts Life Sciences Forum will take place today at the Kittredge Center for Business and Workforce Development at Holyoke Community College. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the event begins at 2 p.m ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Holyoke Community College   Holyoke

    18. Massachusetts Highlights Regional Economic Summit

      Explore The Gov Monitor (Mar 22 2010)

      The half day-long summit focused on ways to promote long-term economic recovery and job growth throughout the region. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    19. Revenue stream: UMass hedges its bets, hoping research can be its cash cow

      Explore GazetteNET (Mar 18 2010)

      Revenue stream: UMass hedges its bets, hoping research can be its cash cow UMass is aiming to increase its research output, grants received and related spin-off businesses and research development to bolster the university's esteem nationally and internationally (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    20. UMass notches record research spending year

      Explore masshightech.com (Mar 11 2010)

      The University of Massachusetts has hit a record high in spending $489.1 million on research endeavors in Fiscal Year 2009. The amount represents a single-year increase of 12.4 percent — higher than the national average of 5.2 percent. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Jack Wilson   Amherst

    21. Cloud Camp coming to Western Mass

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 5 2010)

      On April 20, 2010, CloudCamp Western Massachusetts http://cloudcamp.org/westernmass  will take place at the National Science Foundation funded National Center for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT Center) at Springfield Technical Community College. This event is organized by CloudCam (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    22. Mass. Life Science Center launches another round of loans for early stage companies | MassDevice - Medical Device Industry News

      Explore massdevice.com (Mar 2 2010)

      The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, a quasi-public agency that oversees state dollars allocated towards increasing the life sciences industry's footprint in the Bay State, has rebooted its "accelerator" loan program. The loans are designed to provide a boost to early stage life science companies that the center's scientific advisory board deem as having a high potential for commercialization, rapid growth and the ability to raise substantial capital. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    23. UMass statement & timeline: Jack M. Wilson to conclude presidency in 2011 | Massachusetts Local News - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 1 2010)

      UMass statement & timeline: Jack M. Wilson to conclude presidency in 2011 | Massachusetts Local News - MassLive.com University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson today announced that he will conclude his presidency when his current term ends on June 30, 2011. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Jack Wilson

    24. Seahorse Bioscience pulls in $5M in Series D funds

      Explore masshightech.com (Feb 23 2010)

      Seahorse Bioscience Inc. has closed a fourth round of funding with $5 million from investors Commonwealth Capital Ventures, FLIR Systems Inc, Rock Maple Ventures, Life Sciences Partners, Oxford Bioscience Partners, Healthcare Ventures, New Science Ventures and HLM Venture Partners. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   Seahorse Bioscience

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