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Governor’s Budget Mandates Single Sales Factor

Governor Jerry Brown’s May revision for the California budget mandates a single sales factor and removes the double tax on manufacturing equipment. BayBio has been a vocal advocate for both changes. BayBio actively opposed Proposition 24, which would essentially taxed companies for adding employees. We support the governor’s efforts to improve the business environment for … Continue reading Governor’s Budget Mandates Single Sales Factor

Henry M. Gunn High School Student a Finalist in Biotechnology Research Competition

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif – April 25, 2011 – Elliott Akama-Garren, a senior at Henry M. Gunn High School, has been named a finalist in the U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge. Ten U.S. National finalists will be selected to join students from Canada and Australia to compete in the International BioGENEius Challenge.  The U.S. National and International BioGENEius … Continue reading Henry M. Gunn High School Student a Finalist in Biotechnology Research Competition

BayBio Targets International Markets at Annual Conference

BURLINGAME, Calif. – April 21, 2011– All eyes are on how to access the global market place and its resources for biotech research and development at BayBio2011: Powering Global Innovation, the annual conference for Northern California’s life science community. “Life science companies increasingly think outside US borders to develop new treatments, access markets and conduct clinical … Continue reading BayBio Targets International Markets at Annual Conference

Patent Reform is Before the House; Assembly Health to Hear Redundant Regulations Bill

We have been very busy in Sacramento and Washington, DC this last week. Some policy highlights from the week include patent reform, the California budget, redundant state regulations and water issues. Here is a brief breakdown: Budget discussions have hit an impasse between the Governor and the Legislature. It looks like a June ballot initiative … Continue reading Patent Reform is Before the House; Assembly Health to Hear Redundant Regulations Bill

BayBio Hosts Career Fair with BioSpace and BHRN at BayBio2011 Annual Conference

BURLINGAME, Calif. – March 22, 2011 – BayBio is proud to present the BayBio2011 Annual Conference Career Fair, an opportunity for leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies to meet face-to-face with experienced job seekers in the Nation’s leading innovation hub. BioSpace Career Fair at BayBio2011 Wednesday, April 20, 2011 1pm to 6pm Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport … Continue reading BayBio Hosts Career Fair with BioSpace and BHRN at BayBio2011 Annual Conference

BayBio Sacramento Update

BayBio’s efforts to reduce duplicative regulations between California and Federal agencies increased this week in Sacramento. Collectivelly, industry representatives from BayBio, BIOCOM and CHI have agreed to address several of these regulations and BayBio spend parts of this week in a series of meetings in Sacramento. Several of the rules are considered  onerous and costly … Continue reading BayBio Sacramento Update