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Everyone, Eyes on Boston's Life Sciences!

Jun 07, 2012

If you haven't seen Mayor Menino’s LifeTech Video Series, now's the time!  The world's largest gathering of the biotech industry is just around the corner.  Convention attendance is expected to surpass 15,000, becoming the world’s largest gathering of the biotech industry.

Martina Toponarski, Manager of LifeTech Boston, is your host as she provides details about Mayor Menino's LifeTech program.  The weekly video series highlights Boston’s five life sciences clusters and interviews researchers and CEOs in each cluster.   Bookmark BostonBIO2012 to watch these videos.
Episode 1:  Why start ups and industry giants in life sciences thrive in Boston.
Episode 2:  Why Boston, from people in the industry. 
Episode 3:  The Innovation District, Boston’s newest life sciences cluster.  Meet Barry Canton, Cofounder of Ginkgo BioWorks, who explains what makes the Innovation District perfect.
Episode 4:  Meet Kevin Killeen, VP of Research and Business and Development for Matrivax, as you tour the Crosstown Cluster in the South End.
  About LifeTech Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino created LifeTech Boston, an initiative administered by the BRA, to foster the growth of life sciences in the city.  LifeTech attracts local, national and international companies offering them assistance with site selection, financing, workforce development, and the permitting process.  Since its inception in 2004, the number of life sciences companies in Boston has doubled. Boston welcomes the world’s top biotech researchers and companies to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center! Follow us @bostonbio2012

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