1. Articles in category: Life Sciences

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    1. DOE awards Early Career Awards to 11 New England researchers

      The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded five-year Early Career Awards, all worth at least $150,000, to 67 recipients nationally, including 11 New England researchers. The grants came from the DOE’s Office of Science and are designed to support researchers early in their careers and focused in areas of interest to the DOE.
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    2. Massachusetts, South Korea heat up ties in life sciences - Mass High Tech Business News

      Governor Deval Patrick met with Mayor Oh Se-hoon of Seoul, South Korea. Additionally, the administration’s Secretary of Housing & Economic Development Greg Bialecki signed the MOU with Assistant Mayor for Economic Promotion Myunho Shin of the Seoul Metropolitan Government. The agreement will identify opportunities for mutual job growth and research and development in the life sciences and technology sectors. It is also designed to increase trade and investment between the two governments, to establish contacts between research institutes and centers and develop joint vocational training and education initiatives.
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    3. Study: Medical devices manufacturing shifting to lower cost locations - Mass High Tech Business News

      Boyd agreed that western Massachusetts has a lower cost of living than the Boston area and it has access to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn. “We think western Massachusetts has a chance, with access to intellectual capital at a fraction of the cost and to Bradley,” he said.
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    4. Israeli firm EarlySense to open U.S. headquarters in Mass.

      Israeli firm EarlySense to open U.S. headquarters in Mass.
      Patrick embarked on the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011 in March to fuse relationships and talk about new investments and partnerships in Israel and the United Kingdom. He was joined on his trip by Susan Windham-Bannister, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, who spoke to Mass High Tech on a separate subject of attracting businesses, including Israeli life sciences companies, to western Massachusetts. “Israel has a strong life sciences cluster, especially in medical devices, which is suited to the western part of the state,” she said.
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    5. Editorial: Plan to use $1.5 million from Rays of Hope Walk for breast cancer research good news for Western Massachusetts

      Editorial: Plan to use $1.5 million from Rays of Hope Walk for breast cancer research good news for Western Massachusetts
      The foundation announced this week that it will use $1.5 million from the Rays of Hope to help establish a breast cancer research center at the nine-year-old Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute at 3601 Main St. The center, which will be known as the Rays of Hope Center for Breast Cancer Research, is a collaboration between Baystate Medical Center and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
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    6. Mass. state agencies, local companies shoot to make a splash at BIO show - Mass High Tech Business News

      “BIO is our best opportunity to interact with international biotech companies. We are looking for prospects that are ready to open or expand their U.S. presence, and we want them to locate in Massachusetts,” said Angus G. McQuilken, vice president for communications with the MLSC. “This year’s BIO also provides us with a great opportunity to promote the 2012 show, which will be in Boston
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    7. Governor's trade mission: It's about long-term results

      Unfortunately, even before the delegation returned, the media began to question the value of missions in general, and this trip in particular. It appears that the sole criteria used by many to judge the success of this trip are the number of jobs produced at the end of two weeks. This is incredibly short-sighted and does not acknowledge the fact that economic development strategies must be designed for the long term.
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    8. Western Massachusetts: the next life sciences hub?

      Windham-Bannister was a speaker at the forum along with Allan W. Blair, president and CEO of the Economic Development Council of western Massachusetts, and Abigail Barrow, founding director of Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center. The forum also included local businesspeople and Smith faculty.
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    9. Clean energy grants worth $160K awarded by MassCEC, MTTC - Mass High Tech Business News

      • Bart Lipkens, Western New England College’s Mechanical Engineering Department, “Ultrasound and Acoustophoresis Technology for the Collection and Processing of Oleaginous Microorganisms for the Production of Bio-oils.” From MassCEC: The funding will help researchers develop a laboratory-sized prototype that uses ultrasound and acoustophoresis technology to produce biofuels from micro-algae. The system involves the harvesting of micro-algae, the production of biofuel from the algae, and the concentration and separation of the biofuel.
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    10. March 31 Summit to Explore Potential For Life Sciences Cluster in Western ...

      Recognizing the importance of the life sciences to the economic development of Western Massachusetts, Smith College, in partnership with the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and a number of the region’s higher education and industry leaders, will host a half-day summit on March 31 featuring key figures in this important sector of the state’s economy.
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    11. Editorial: Grant funds push UMass to new level

      Editorial: Grant funds push UMass to new level
      Research projects that UMass-Amherst faculty members are working on brought in a record $170 million in grants in fiscal year 2010. And Michael F. Malone, vice chancellor for research and engagement, believes the university’s funding success will only serve as an incentive to win more next year. Malone said the university plans to double its research during the next five years.
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    12. Life Sciences event at Smith College in Northampton called off by snow

      Life Sciences event at Smith College in Northampton called off by snow
      The “Life Sciences in Western Massachusetts: Advancing the Next Generation” seminar set for Thursday at Smith College has been called off due to the impending snowstorm. No makeup date has been set, yet, said Angus G. McQuilken, vice president for communications at the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.
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    13. Development of life science is seen as critical to the future of Western Massachusetts

      Development of life science is seen as critical to the future of Western Massachusetts
      “It will help sharpen the focus on what we need to do as a region to foster groups in this cluster, of which we have really little compared to the Boston and Worcester areas,” said Allan W. Blair, president and CEO of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts. “I hope, from an economical point of view, it will result in, over time, some investments in key areas or components of the life sciences industry that would create jobs here and add to our overall prosperity.”
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    14. Jan. 27 Summit To Explore Potential For Life Sciences Cluster in Western Mass.

      Jan. 27 Summit To Explore Potential For Life Sciences Cluster in Western Mass.
      Smith College President Carol T. Christ, who will open the summit, cites the collective power of five colleges – Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, Smith and UMass Amherst – as key resources that bring powerful research assets and a sustained commitment to the economic success of the region.
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    15. Happy New Year from the EDC

      On behalf of EDC President and CEO Allan Blair and our entire staff, the EDC wishes you a Happy and Successful New Year. In particular, my colleague Anne DeWolf, the primary Editor of the EDC Business News, and I want to thank you for reading our daily updates. We are proud of our technology’s ability to ferret out stories of interest every day, but it’s not infallible, so please send us links to online stories about your firm or industry or releases from your websites. The more times we mention your company or organization, the more likely it ...
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