SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpace, the leading online source for life science careers and news, along with the 2008 BIO International Convention and BIOCOM, unveiled this morning the 9th edition of the Biotech Beach(TM) Hotbed Campaign. The campaign features both a regional promotional Hotbed Map and also functional components to work in conjunction with the economic and workforce development initiatives of Southern California.
"BioSpace is pleased to partner with both the 2008 BIO International Convention and BIOCOM on the Biotech Beach Hotbed Campaign," said Wes Crews, CEO of BioSpace. "With the 2008 BIO International Convention being held in San Diego and through the tireless work of BIOCOM, Southern California continues its legacy as a leading community of biotech innovation."
The Biotechnology Industry Organization chose California as the host state for the 2008 BIO International Convention in San Diego, California on June 17- 20.
"California is home to a thriving biotech industry and we are pleased to bring the 2008 BIO International Convention to California," said Robbi Lycett, vice president of Conventions & Conferences at BIO. "The strong biotech clusters in California will contribute greatly to our event via attendees, exhibitors and investors interacting and exchanging ideas and innovations to further expand biotechnology applications to help feed, heal and fuel the world."
The iconic Biotech Beach Hotbed Map creatively displays the campaign's member organizations and is distributed internationally. The map is fully integrated within BioSpace.com and available for download on the Biotech Beach Homepage, which maintains critical daily biopharmaceutical industry news, careers and information from the region.
The effort includes bioscience and medical device c
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