Vermont Biosciences Alliance and Governor Douglas launch statewide network on June 23

first_imgAll are made by Vermonters who are launching the new Vermont Biosciences Alliance.  These products come from just a few of over 100 companies and researchers in this diverse, innovative and rapidly growing sector of Vermont s economy. Governor Douglas will participate in this first gathering of the Vermont Biosciences Alliance in June.  Leaders of bioscience businesses and research in Vermont will explain their Top Ten lists of do s and don ts for major challenges facing bioscience business and research ventures.What do these products all have in common?  ·        Antibodies for the diagnosis of cardiovascular and infectious diseases,·        Microscope imaging systems to help researchers find cures to devastating diseases such as Alzheimer s, Parkinson s and Autism,·        Diagnostic test devices for the prevention of heart attack, stroke and the complications of diabetes,·        Precision optics to help diagnose cancers and assist genetic research,·        Infusion syringe pumps for automated medication delivery. Governor Douglas will participate in this first gathering of the Vermont Biosciences Alliance in June.  Leaders of bioscience businesses and research in Vermont will explain their Top Ten lists of do s and don ts for major challenges facing bioscience business and research ventures:·        Developing angel funding for biotechnology and life science business ventures.·        Building industry relationships to support and fund research.·        Valuing and commercializing your intellectual capital.·        Growing the successful technology-based business.The event is free to anyone interested in the growth of biosciences. The gathering includes a reception with Governor Douglas plus leaders from the legislature and Vermont s Congressional delegation. This is a great opportunity to meet Vermont s leaders and get to know many people from Vermont s vibrant bioscience community.Attendance is limited to the first 100 people who register in advance. To register for this free kick off event go to the Vermont Biosciences website (vtbiosciences.org) and click on Register. Much more information about the goals and activities of the Vermont Biosciences Alliance is also available at the website.    – 30 –last_img

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