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For makers, manufacturers, project managers, managers and data analysts, making time for training and upskilling employees and leaders could be a key competitive advantage in 2020
Releasing its industry-honed training and certificate calendar, Oregon Bioscience Association has scheduled more than 20 classes in the first half of 2020. The professional development-track sessions and a combination certificate program highlight process control and improvement, regulatory and compliance updates, Lean Six Sigma methods, ISO 13485:2016 standardization, high performance teamwork, communications, data analysis, […]
Skanska works with Oregon Health Authority as OHA provides 8,000 opioid overdose reversal safety kits to businesses around Oregon
Oregon Bio member Skanska in Oregon and Southwest Washington has teamed up with SafeBuild Alliance and with many local construction companies, the Multnomah County’s health division and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to roll out “Reverse Overdose Oregon.” OHA’s campaign launched November 18 at Skanska’s offices as part of a statewide business-to-business effort to address the opioid epidemic through direct, comprehensive interventions.
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced its new project to support Oregon employers in adopting opioid overdose response programs […]
On Oct. 29, industry expert judges and attendees picked the four winners of the Oregon Bioscience Association’s 2019 Research Fast Pitch and Company Pitch Fest competition. Entrants competed for more than $15,000 worth of cash and prizes, designed to further their study and commercialization potential. The presentations and voting happened at the Oregon Bio 2019: Innovating and Scaling for our Region’s Growth conference.
November 13, 2019 – https://around.uoregon.edu/content/innovative-cell-therapy-research-boosted-state-funds
An innovative new research project from UO’s Robert Guldberg has captured the attention of Oregon’s economic development agency Business Oregon and the UO’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation.
Guldberg’s $1.2 million project, which zeroes in on one of the central challenges of the fast-growing cell therapy industry, is the first to tap into the University Innovation Research Fund. The new state fund is designed to support research at Oregon universities that drives innovation […]
After catching up recently with Lisa Hale, CEO of Grace Bio-Labs (see Part 1 of the conversation here), Oregon Bio asked her a few more questions. Grace Bio-Labs is headquartered in Bend, Oregon. Having launched three decades ago, the company is now a globally recognized developer and manufacturer of tools for life science research, working to understand how protein and single-cell interactions are relevant in cancer detection.
As a voice of industry, we wanted to hear more about Grace […]
Two emerging bio companies and two rising-star researchers were chosen at Oregon Bio 2019: Innovating and Scaling for our Region’s Growth conference in Portland. Company Pitch Fest winner notes, “[We] appreciate the recognition this award provides for the potential impact of our efforts to deliver next generation steroid products with a substantially improved safety”
Industry expert judges and attendees picked the four winners of the Oregon Bioscience Association’s 2019 Research Fast Pitch and Company Pitch Fest competition this week. Entrants […]
LES to Honor 15th Annual Deals of Distinction™ Award Winners at its Phoenix Annual Meeting, October 21-23
LES Members to Be Recognized for Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Licensing Business Deals at LES 2019 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, October 21
RESTON, VA. – Sept. 30, 2019 — The Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A and Canada), Inc. (LES) today announced the recipients of its Deals of Distinction™ Awards in four industry sectors. The annual program, now in its fifteenth year, recognizes […]
Policy Points: Oregon Bio advocates for patient-centered care, repealing the medical device excise tax, and inviting members to review FDA draft guidance for the Safer Technologies Program
Oregon Bio’s public advocacy work on behalf of its members has turned its attention to federal congressional actions. OR Bio members are invited to reach out to their Member of Congress* to learn more about these important, current issues:
Could patient-centered care be outlawed by House Resolution 3? HR3 includes the Lower Drug Costs Now Act 2019, which aims to create reference pricing structures, introduces price control mechanisms from foreign countries, and imposes extreme penalties on U.S. innovation, researchers and drug developers. These penalties are said to include an […]
Oregon Bio recently caught up with Lisa Hale, CEO of Grace Bio-Labs, headquartered in Bend, Oregon. Started three decades ago, the company has grown as a globally recognized developer and manufacturer of tools for life science research, working to understand how protein and single-cell interactions are relevant in cancer detection.
As a voice of industry, we wanted to hear Grace Bio-Labs perspective:
OR Bio: How does Grace Bio-Labs fit into Oregon’s biotech and life science ecosystem? The region?
LH: Typically when you hear the term “biotech” you think of the Bay Area, Seattle, […]
Emerging bio companies and researchers are selected to present, showcasing leading thought in bioscience innovation at Oregon Bio 2019: Innovating and Scaling for our Region’s Growth – the conference created for investors, start-up entrepreneurs, executives, researchers and policymakers, happening Oct. 29 in Portland. #OregonBio2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 9, 2019
CONTACT: Dianne Danowski Smith, (503) 201-7019, @OregonBio
(Portland, Ore.) – The Oregon Bioscience Association announced the eight regional bioscience companies, representing the device, diagnostic, digital health and therapeutics sectors, selected […]