Archive by date | May 6th, 2007

Why is Boston a biotech mecca? Money and perception

Nature Biotechnology hosted a panel discussion last night about financing biotech companies, focusing on how to foster growth of the industry in places that are outside of the so-called “bioclusters” (cities with lots of companies, universities and investors, like Boston). Entrepreneurs and investors from Europe, Asia and the US talked about their experiences funding and searching for funding.  Read more

High biotech drug costs, loads of biotech jobs in Boston, and how women can better succeed in biotech than academia

The Globe has come out with a special collection of articles today as BIO gets underway. It paints a picture of the biotech industry as a cash-hungry animal that spends way more money than it makes (but still manages to attract loads of investment).  Read more