Group to Release Groundbreaking Study on Economic Impact of Life Sciences Sector on Washington State
SEATTLE, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- An alliance of Washington state business, academic, government and community leaders will launch "We Work for Health," a landmark statewide effort to enhance the public's understanding of the economic impact of Washington's life sciences industry and to promote the growth and success of the sector.
We Work for Health will release the results of a groundbreaking study demonstrating the economic impact of the life sciences and biopharmaceutical sector in Washington state. The study will highlight the number of jobs created directly and indirectly by the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, biomedical and research companies that make Washington an international hub for life sciences innovation.
News conference to launch We Work for Health, a statewide economic development and jobs advocacy coalition.
Release of job creation and economic impact study by Archstone Consulting of biopharmaceutical and related industries in Washington state.
Tour of Seattle Children's Research Institute to illustrate importance of life sciences jobs in Washington state.
WHEN Thursday, April 23, 2009 10 a.m. News Conference 10:45 a.m. Tour of Seattle Children's Research Institute with President James B. Hendricks, PhD. WHERE Seattle Children's Research Institute Soundgarden Room, 11th floor 1900 9th Ave. Seattle, WA 98101
Complimentary parking is available in the Diamond Parking garage in the Children's building. The entrance is located in the alley off Stewart Street between 9th and Terry.
We Work for Health Co-Chairs
Michael Eckstut, Life Sciences Practice Leader, Archstone Consulting
We Work for Health is a statewide effort uniting organizations, companies, individuals and other stakeholders around a common goal: to educate policymakers and key opinion leaders about the economic impact of the life sciences innovation pipeline and to promote and grow the industry in Washington state. We Work for Health seeks to raise awareness of the impact of public policy on innovation in the life sciences, related industries and surrounding communities.
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