The state's presence is a prelude to the 2009 convention to be held in
ATLANTA, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia will showcase its bioscience leadership at the 2008 Bio international convention on June 17 -- 20, in San Diego, Calif. Governor Perdue will deliver remarks on June 19 and meet with state and business leaders during the convention.
"As one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation, the biosciences sector is a strategic priority for Georgia and a driving force behind our future growth," said Governor Perdue. "Our leadership in university-based research, strong biosciences talent, effective public-private partnerships and ease of access to international capital markets truly position Georgia as the crossroads of global health."
Georgia will host a 3,300 square-foot pavilion, which includes 28
exhibitors representing Georgia's wide breadth of bioscience companies,
research institutions and state agencies. A sample of exhibitors:
1. Altea Therapeutics*
2. Atlanta Center for Medical Research
4. ICON Medical Corp.
5. Optima Chemical
6. St Joseph's Translational Research Institute
7. Sciele Pharma
8. Solvay Pharmaceuticals
9. UCB, Inc.*
2. Georgia Tech
3. Georgia State
4. University Medical College of Georgia
5. University of Georgia
State Agencies & Other
1. Georgia Quick Start
2. Georgia Department of Economic Development
3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4. Agriculture Innovation Center
5. Life Sciences Innovation Center
6. Augusta Life Sciences
7. Innovation Crescent
8. Georgia Research Alliance*
9. Georgia BIO*
* Spokesperson available.
In addition to the pavilion, researchers from Georgia's pre-eminen
|SOURCE Georgia Department of Economic Development|
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