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State and National Bioscience Employment Data to be Presented at 2014 BIO International Convention

June 23, 2014

Governors will discuss Jobs, Investment and Innovation Initiatives

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO):



A panel of four U.S. Governors will discuss policies and programs in their states that accelerate the growth of the biotech industry. The panel will provide an analysis on where the industry stands today and how they are fostering the growth of an industry that pays approximately 80% more than the overall private sector average salary.

The panel also will present findings from Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation 2014, the sixth in a biennial series from Battelle and BIO tracking the U.S. bioscience industry, offering the most up-to-date data available on national, state and metropolitan area bioscience industry employment and recent trends.



Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard

Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro GarcÍa Padilla

James Greenwood, BIO President & CEO

Fritz Bittenbender, Executive Vice President, Public Affair, BIO

Mitch Horowitz, Vice President and Managing Director, Battelle Technology Partnership Practice



Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:00 AM–11:30 AM



2014 BIO International Convention

San Diego Convention Center

Room 3


About BIO

BIO is the world's largest trade association representing 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. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

George Goodno, 202-962-6660

Twitter: @ggoodno



Twitter: @IAmBiotech

Source: Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

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