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Policy Priority: R&D Tax Credit and NOL Deductions

Aug 27, 2021

The restoration of California’s Research and Development (R&D) tax credit and Net Operating Loss (NOL) deduction has been one of California Life Sciences’ (CLS) top priorities for 2021.

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California Life Sciences to Support MedTechColor: Championing Persons of Color Who Are Making Meaningful Contributions to the Life Sciences Ecosystem

Aug 25, 2021

California Life Sciences (CLS), has partnered with MedTech Color, a non-profit organization with a mission to advance the representation of persons of color in the medtech industry. Last spring, CLS..

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Emerging Innovators: Q3 Updates

Aug 17, 2021

FAST / CARB-X / Emerging Innovators News Applied Molecular Transport, LLC. (FAST Spring 2014) (Nasdaq: AMTI), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced additional Phase 1b data for oral AMT-101 in..

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Executive Profile: California Life Sciences Executive Director of Racial and Social Equity Illyasha Peete is opening doors for others in the biotech space

Aug 13, 2021

Originally posted to San Francisco Business Times; Aug 13, 2021, 5:00am PDT Growing up in Memphis as the daughter of two civil rights activists, Illyasha “Illy” Peete learned early on..

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CLS Racial & Social Equity (RSE) Initiative Launches first RSE Career Connections Summit

Aug 4, 2021

California Life Sciences (CLS), in partnership with Slone Partners ENVISION Program, held its first virtual Racial & Social Equity Career Connections Summit on August 3, 2021, designed to support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and other People of Color) students’ career navigation with support from industry professionals and mentors.

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NexGeneGirls Creates Role Models that are Pulling the Next Generation of Female BIPOC Leaders Forward

Jul 31, 2021

The 2021 CLS NexGeneGirls Summer Science Academy – a culmination of eight weeks of virtual internships and leadership development for high school females of color and their undergraduate “ambassadors” – concluded on July 30, 2021.

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