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Driving Innovation in Cancer: Startup Challenge

The Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) announces the launch of the Nanotechnology Startup Challenge for Cancer (NSC2). NSC2 is an open innovation competition designed to bring promising cancer nanotechnology inventions to market.

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A Clue to Growing Food on Mars Someday

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With a Rotten Tomatoes score of 93%, the Martian has become a box office hit, grossing over $571 million worldwide. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. With a limited amount of supplies, he must find a way to survive on the hostile planet while members of NASA and fellow crew members work to bring him back home.  The conditions on Mars aren’t conducive for human survival making for Read More >

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Be the Buzz of BIO at the 2016 BIO CEO and Investor Conference

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The nomination period is underway for the Buzz of BIO content at the 2016 CEO & Investor Conference! Each winner will receive a complimentary registration and presentation in the corresponding presentation track, and have the opportunity to impress investors with their company’s latest developments. The BIO CEO & Investor Conference is one of the largest investor conferences focused on established and emerging publicly traded and select private biotech companies. Because our mission is to support industry-wide success, we present Read More >

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State Bioscience Groups Discuss Best Practices

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This week the Council of State Bioscience Associations (CSBA) held its annual retreat in Scottsdale, AZ, where over 40 different state-based bioscience advocacy organization gathered to discuss legislative and regulatory best practices that support bioscience industry development. More than 100 invited participants engaged in discussions covering the topics of economic development initiatives, ongoing federal and state legislative industry priorities, and advocacy communications campaigns. BIO’s State Government Relations team would like to extend our gratitude to Read More >

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BIO Applauds Innovative SmartLabel™ to Give Consumers More Information

Food trade media outlets are already buzzing following today’s unveiling by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) of the SmartLabel™, which will allow consumers to find detailed product information by scanning a QR code on a food package, using a web search such as Google, Yahoo or Bing, or visiting the company’s website. GMA reports that more than 30 major companies are already committed to taking part in the transparency initiative. Hershey was the first company Read More >

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