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BIO Bullish on Boston

Jun 21, 2012

This week Mayor Menino welcomed 16,505 international and national delegates to Boston for the world’s largest biotech and life sciences convention. Mayor Menino and the BRA implemented a targeted and strategic business agenda which included tours of the city’s top life sciences clusters, company meetings with CEOs from around the country and world, and Welcome to Boston, a major business development event, all to welcome new companies to Boston. Highlights:
  • "Welcome to Boston" - Mayor Menino hosted an event to convince new prospects to bring their life sciences companies to Boston.  The Mayor recognized the 14 life sciences companies and the 2,700 jobs they created for Boston in the last 2 years: Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, Biotech LikeMind, CureMeta, Factor Biosciences, Ginkgo BioWorks, KeraFast, NSF-DBA, NYX Devices, Olev Technologies, Pfizer CTI, Sample6 Technologies, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and theViaNetwork.  Check out NECN's coverage here.
  • Tours of the Longwood Medical Area and the Innovation District 
[caption id="attachment_7117" align="alignleft" width="150"] Mayor Menino's BIO Keynote Address[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7117" align="alignleft" width="150"] Convention Floor[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7117" align="alignleft" width="150"] Micah Rosenbloom, Co-Founder and CEO, detailing startup of Sample6 Technologies in @IDBoston[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7113" align="aligncenter" width="150"] Touring Immunetics in @IDBoston[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_7113" align="aligncenter" width="150"] Touring Drydock Shared Labs in @IDBoston[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7115" align="alignleft" width="150"] LifeTech at the Mass Pavilion[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7172" align="alignleft" width="150"] BRA Staffer Sporting a BIO T-Shirt[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7115" align="alignnone" width="150"] Mayor Menino's Mass Pavilion Keynote Address[/caption]

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