Posts Tagged ‘ bioscience ’

Bill to boost local bioscience growth moves forward

Apr 16th, 2014 | By

The legislature’s Planning and Development Committee gave its stamp of approval to the southeastern Connecticut bioscience growth bill on Tuesday. The Transportation Committee already had passed the bill, and it now goes to the House of Representatives for a possible vote. For more on this story, visit: The Day – UPDATED: Bill to boost local

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UConn Health Researchers Advance Connecticut’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

Connecticut is pursuing Bioscience Connecticut, an ambitious initiative to stimulate economic growth and create jobs by establishing the state as a national leader in high-technology fields such as bioscience and engineering. The state’s prominence in these areas was highlighted recently by honors and grants awarded to UConn Health Center faculty member Dr. Cato T. Laurencin

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Most on bioscience committee from western part of state

Jan 2nd, 2014 | By

The 13-member Bioscience Innovation Advisory Committee, named Dec. 23, consists largely of executives living west of the Connecticut River. Committee members, headed by Connecticut Innovations’ chief executive Claire Leonardi, will approve disbursements of money from the Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund overseen by Lyme resident Jeremy Crisp, a former Novartis executive who serves as CI’s executive

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Malloy signs bioscience legislation

Sep 5th, 2013 | By

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today signed new legislation creating a $200 million Bioscience Innovation Fund during a ceremonial event at the University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC). The fund will make investments over the next 10 years in the form of grants, equity investments, loans and loan guarantees to foster innovation in smaller companies. “Over

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Bioscience and Next Gen CT plans will foster innovation and create jobs: Gov. Malloy

Apr 16th, 2013 | By

(HARTFORD, CT) – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released the following statement on the Next Generation Connecticut and Bioscience Connecticut initiatives passing out of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee earlier today: “I would like to commend Co-Chairs Sen. John Fonfara and Rep. Patricia Widlitz and members of both parties on the Finance, Revenue and Bonding

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Gov. Malloy proposes Bioscience Innovation Act

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has proposed the Bioscience Innovation Act which, over ten years, will establish a $200 million fund to strengthen Connecticut’s bioscience sector.



Bioscience Connecticut – Focus of Meeting with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Jun 2nd, 2012 | By

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal paid a visit to the UConn Health Center Thursday to learn more about Bioscience Connecticut and how it will impact the University and the state’s economy. UConn President Susan Herbst, Executive Vice President of Health Affairs and Dean of the UConn School of Medicine Dr. Frank Torti, and Vice President and

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State bioscience project gets $291 billion

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

The normally placid State Bond Commission on Monday staged a 15-minute debate on Connecticut’s commitment to bioscience before Democrats, led by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, sealed the $291 million deal with a Maine-based firm. The 10-year-long bond-issuance deal, part of a memorandum of understanding signed Monday with Jackson Laboratory, sets the scene for a $1-billion-plus

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Bioscience Connecticut proposal approved

Jun 9th, 2011 | By

Governor Dannel P. Malloy hails final passage of his Bioscience Connecticut proposal, which will provide 3,000 jobs annually between 2012-2018, and create more than 16,000 jobs through 2037.



Gov. Malloy hails Senate passage of bioscience Connecticut

Jun 3rd, 2011 | By

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy released a statement applauding the Senate’s passing his Bioscience Connecticut initiative, which, he says, will create thousands of new jobs, sustain economic growth going forward, and spur innovation into the future. Do you agree? Click on this environmental headline to read more.