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Five Life Science Startups Introduced for Spring 2015 FAST Program

BayBio is pleased to announce the Spring 2015 FAST Companies. The fourth cycle of the acclaimed FAST program kicked off on March 24th, when the five selected companies presented to a group of esteemed advisors who will work with the companies this spring. The selected companies represent a promising assortment of life science companies and were selected by an expert review panel. Two of the companies are developing therapeutics, two are developing tools, and the fifth is a synthetic biology company.

SVB 2015 Innovation Economy Outlook

Silicon Valley Bank has published the results of the 2015 Innovation Economy Outlook — the bank’s sixth annual study of executives’ perceptions in the innovation sector. Each year, SVB asks questions of innovation economy executives to determine how their companies are performing and what challenges and opportunities they see emerging.

Bayer HealthCare Establishes Partnership with CoLaborator Tenant

BayBio Partner Bayer HealthCare and Aronora, Inc. today announced its strategic alliance to manufacture Aronora’s AB-022 compound for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. As a tenant of the U.S. CoLaborator, Bayer’s life sciences incubator facility based in San Francisco, Aronora will partner with Bayer HealthCare’s Global Biologics Development group in Berkeley for the pre-clinical manufacturing of AB-022.

Early Bird Registration Closes Friday

Early-Bird registration saves ticket buyers $400 compared to the standard registration. Its just one of several ticket packages put in place to help members save on admission. Here are five ways to save.

Reach Industry Thought Leaders at CALBIO2015

The two-day, statewide industry event returns to San Francisco brings together two of the world’s largest and most productive life science clusters — San Francisco Bay Area and San Diego — to promote California as a global innovation engine. If you need to generate new leads and access decision makers, CALBIO2015 is the venue.

Top 10 Medical Research Issues and Trends to Watch in 2015

The Top 10 list from FasterCures is a very good summary of 2015 trends and issues published in HuffPost Science on January 20. Margaret Anderson, executive director at FasterCures, provided HuffPost with the top 10 issues and trends the organization is watching this year.