The Impact of the Biosciences in State Economic Vitality: MichBio Life Sciences Survey and the BIO/Battelle Report on State Bioscience Initiatives


WHAT: Spotlight on key performance metrics for Michigan’s biosciences economy and discuss the relevance to state policies and programs designed to accelerate industry growth.  Data will be based largely on the 2010 BIO/Batelle State Initiatives Report and MichBio/Honigman/Crain’s Life Sciences Survey.  Specific observations and recommendations for growing Michigan’s bio-industry will be offered.

WHO: The event will feature the following speakers:

  • Stephen Rapundalo, PhD, President and CEO of MichBio
  • Peter M. Pellerito, Senior Policy Consultant, Biotechnology Industry Organization

WHEN: Thursday, June 3, 2010, 8:30 am CST


Grand Hotel 
Front Porch
286 Grand Ave
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
(906) 847-3331


Upcoming BIO Events

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing
June 27-30, 2010
Washington, DC

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September 21 - 22, 2010
Hyderabad, India

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September 28-30, 2010,
Sioux Falls, SD

About BIO

BIO represents more than 1,200 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations.  BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world.

About MichBIO

MichBio is the association for Michigan’s biosciences industry.  It is committed to driving industry growth by fostering the collective impact of its members and by providing them with education, information, connections and services.  MichBio members include biosciences companies, academic and research institutions, biosciences service providers, and related organizations.

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