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Jan 19, 2022

California Life Sciences (CLS) is relaunching CLSAdvantage–a cost savings program with curated discounts on products and services found within our diverse partnership portfolio. With CLSAdvantage, member companies will have streamlined access to exclusive discounts on essentials like lab supplies and corporate services. By saving thousands of dollars on critical products and services required to run..

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California Life Sciences sends letter to Department of Commerce on behalf of medical device companies

Jan 17, 2022

November 22nd, 2021 RE: Semiconductor chip shortage impact on Medical Devices The Honorable Gina Raimondo Department of Commerce Washington, D.C. 20500 The Honorable Brian Deese National Economic Council Washington, D.C. 20500   Dear Secretary Raimondo and Director Deese: On behalf of the California Life Sciences (CLS), thank you for the opportunity to provide our thoughts..

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Life Sciences CEOs Applaud Governor’s R&D Tax Incentive Restoration in Proposed State Budget

Jan 10, 2022

SACRAMENTO—Today, Governor Gavin Newsom released his January 2022-23 budget proposal, which included critical research and development (R&D) investment by the state to help support California’s world-leading life sciences ecosystem. Specifically, the Governor’s budget reinstates the R&D tax credit and net operating loss deductions that were capped in 2020 in response to an anticipated state budget..

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Dec 17, 2021

As we reflect on the past year, California’s life sciences industry remained resilient amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, demonstrating stability and a clear focus on science to solve the world’s greatest challenges. Our sector continues to be a leading employer and driver of economic growth for the state. Now more than ever, the world sees and appreciates the..

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California Life Sciences featured in Big4Bio’s first Pivot Report exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dec 16, 2021

California Life Sciences is proud to be featured in Big4Bio’s first Pivot Report exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion! We share what CLS is doing differently to make real impact, how we feel DEI efforts are progressing, and how our industry can improve. Big4Bio: How is CLS embracing inclusion, diversity, equity, and access? California Life Sciences:..

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WATCH: California Life Sciences and Bio Supply Management Alliance talk supply chain in a digital Member Readout

Dec 14, 2021

In this digital Member Readout, California Life Sciences’ Andrew Setikas interviews Devendra Mishra, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Bio Supply Management Alliance (BSMA). They share how government, industry, and trade groups need to evolve in order to ensure the ecosystem’s life-saving innovation can readily reach the market.  “We live in a global community–there are no..

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