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Oregon Bioscience Association held the Biotech Summit on Oct. 28, 2019, aiming to create substantive economic development and policy goals for the coming years. Oregon’s bioscience industry, comprising more than 800 companies, labs, research institutions and supply chain firms, promotes public policies fostering job creation, company recruitment, innovation and health access, Oregon Bio’s advocacy platform comprises four key elements:
Accelerate and Improve Oregon’s Environment for Biotechnology and Life Science Companies
Foster Collaboration Between Industry Experts and Government Leaders
Support Expansion of a Highly-Skilled, Diverse Workforce
Maintain Access and Encourage Adherence to Health […]
We are very excited to share that Oregon Bioscience Association and Catalyze are hosting an invitation-only Pacific NW Networking Reception from 4-7 p.m. on Jan. 14, 2020, at the 38th JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
While the JP Morgan Conference is itself an exclusive event, it has spawned a global hub for healthcare investment. Including our reception, there are many opportunities to connect, network, hold meetings and create partnerships through the many ancillary events that week […]
CAI announced that Mike Martin, VP Strategy and Development, has been named to succeed Bob Chew in January 2022. Mike Martin will assume the role of CEO in January 2022, while Bob Chew will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board. Mike will work with Bob and the Board of Directors to lead strategy and direction for CAI.
Mike joined CAI in 2018, diving right in leading our program and project management vertical market. He gained immediate exposure to our […]
As you are preparing your 2020 marketing budget, we encourage you to consider Oregon Bioscience Association in your vision for the new year. Oregon Bio, Oregon and SW Washington’s bioscience organization, is planning numerous events around the region.
Supporting Oregon Bio events is an extremely effective way to gain brand visibility and make valuable connections, while also supporting our region’s growing bioscience community. Event sponsorship benefits often include marketing space at events, logo presence, complimentary event registrations, and more. You can […]
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 […]