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California’s Life Science Industry Generates Almost $317 Billion Annually, Supports More Than 1.1 Million Jobs

San Diego Life SciencesLife science companies in California together generate nearly $317 billion in annual economic output, boost the state’s total gross product by $171.4 billion, support more than 1.1 million jobs and increase labor income by $92 billion per year. These are among the key findings of Biocom’s 2017 Economic Impact Report Databook, which sizes up the California life science industry through an analysis of economic, demographic and industry performance data. Continue Reading

Forge Therapeutics Wins Powered by CARB-X Research Award of $8.8M

San Diego-based Forge Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company discovering first-in-class antibiotics using a breakthrough drug discovery platform, recently announced a significant collaboration with CARB-X, (Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Accelerator), the world’s largest public-private partnership focused on funding the advancement of Gram-negative antibiotics.¬†CARB-X selected Forge from a group of 168 international companies and research groups to… Continue Reading