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Life Sciences Leaders to Launch Statewide 'We Work for Health' Economic Development and Jobs Campaign
Date:4/20/2009

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.

WHAT

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.

WHO

We Work for Health Co-Chairs

  • Bob Drewel, Executive Dir
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SOURCE We Work for Health
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