Navigation Links
New Regional Biotech Association Formed
Date:11/13/2008

- 600+ Member Organization Will Focus on Policy and Public Affairs in New

England -

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A non-profit, member-driven organization comprised of state biotech associations, companies, academic institutions, and other organizations with a collective mission to support and grow the biotechnology industry in New England today announced its formation and held the organization's first board meeting in Cambridge. The New England Biotech Association (NEBA) will serve as a regional policy and public affairs voice for the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industry, committed to ensuring that New England remains a global leader in biotechnology and the life sciences.

On behalf of over 600 members from all six New England states, NEBA plans to: educate policy makers and the public about the biotech industry; promote public policies that foster innovation; encourage economic development in the biotech sector; and advocate continued patient access to life-saving and life-improving breakthrough biotechnology medicines.

NEBA members include the largest biotech associations in those states, including the Biotech Association of Maine, Connecticut United for Research Excellence (CURE), New Hampshire Bio/Medical Council, Rhode Island BioGroup, Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, Massachusetts High Technology Council, and the Biotech Association of Vermont (in formation).

The organization has been in planning for over a year, after members identified the need to have a regional, umbrella group that focused outside of specific states and only on policy and public affairs issues.

"New England is a global leader in biotechnology, and we need to stay in that leadership role. This organization will be at the forefront of advancing issues and educating the public and policy leaders about life sciences and its present and future role in the region's economy and health care system," said NEBA Chair Paula C. Newton, President of the New Hampshire Bio/Medical Council.

To find out more about NEBA, visit http://www.newenglandbiotech.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE New England Biotech Association
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Center for Molecular Medicine Only Regional Provider of Test Suggested in FDA Alert on Prescribing Codeine to Nursing Mothers
2. A Magnetic Gift: Sumter Regional Hospital Receives New MRI as Charitable Donation From Siemens
3. onTargetjobs Announces Acquisition of RegionalHelpWanted.com
4. JobLoft.com Strengthens Local Market Candidate Reach Through RegionalHelpWanted.com Acquisition
5. BioSpace.com Strengthens Local Market Candidate Reach Through RegionalHelpWanted.com Acquisition
6. Hcareers.com Strengthens Local Market Candidate Reach Through RegionalHelpWanted.com Acquisition
7. China Biopharma Reaches Agreement with a Regional Pharma to Launch New Pharmaceutical Products
8. Spherix Shareholders Support Companys Focus on Naturlose, Biotechnology
9. China Kangtai Cactus Biotech Files 2nd Quarter 2007 10QSB and Announces Unaudited Quarterly Results
10. ISI Increases West Coast Life Science and Biotech Support for Emerging Companies with Expansion in San Francisco and San Diego
11. Amyris Biotechnologies Co-Founder Neil Renninger Named to Technology Reviews Prestigious TR35 List of Top Young Innovators
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 , ... Last ... planning for corporate executives and entrepreneurs, held The Future of San Diego Life Science ... the San Diego life science community attended the event with speakers Dr. Rich Heyman, ...
(Date:5/23/2016)... Oxitec CEO Hadyn Parry ... a.m. ET before the United States House Committee on Science, ... play in controlling the spread of the Aedes aegypti ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150630/227348 ) Oxitec ... gene. Trials in Brazil , ...
(Date:5/20/2016)... ... ... The leading Regenerative Veterinary Medicine Company, VetStem Biopharma ., is proud ... of their own patients with the VetStem Cell Therapy. Each of these veterinarians has ... patients. , The veterinarians are Dr Ross Rich former owner of Cave Creek ...
(Date:5/19/2016)... Columbia , May 19, 2016  AdvancedFlow ... Innovations Inc. (AGI), based out of ... Greenlane Biogas Ltd. to its existing portfolio of ... manufacturing agreement. AFS along with its sister companies ... is a vertically integrated industrial group that specializes ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/15/2016)... , April 15, 2016 ... "Global Gait Biometrics Market 2016-2020,"  report to their ... ) , ,The global gait biometrics market ... 13.98% during the period 2016-2020. Gait ... which can be used to compute factors that ...
(Date:3/31/2016)... 2016  Genomics firm Nabsys has completed a financial ... Bready , M.D., who returned to the company in ... leadership team, including Chief Technology Officer, John Oliver ... Nurnberg and Vice President of Software and Informatics, ... Dr. Bready served as CEO of Nabsys from ...
(Date:3/22/2016)... , PROVO and ... Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO), which operates the highest sample ... molecular testing, and Tute Genomics and UNIConnect, leaders in ... respectively, today announced the launch of a project to ... (NGS) testing panel. NSO has been ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):