Thursday, July 19, 2007

Massachusetts Steps Up Life Science Efforts

Joined by legislative leaders at a special Joint Session of the Legislature, Governor Deval Patrick today filed legislation providing for a major investment in and expansion of the Life Sciences industry in Massachusetts. The legislation is a comprehensive plan to make Massachusetts the global leader in the life sciences industry.

The plan is a significant milestone in moving forward on the administration’s 10-year, $1 billion investment package that will both enhance the Commonwealth’s already nationally recognized assets in the fields of medicine and science, and fill gaps in federal funding to strengthen the state’s capacity to support life science progress from the idea stage through the production and commercialization stages.

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