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California Life Sciences Institute Names 2021 Winner Of Bay Area BioGENEius Competition

Apr 26, 2021

California Life Sciences Institute (CLSI) on Friday named Carlmont High School 11th grader, Aylin Salahifar, the winner of  CLSI’s 2021 Bay Area BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research and innovation in the biotechnology field.

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CLSA Inspire QuickFire Challenge For Diverse Innovators Kicks Off

Apr 14, 2021

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences sector, AbbVie and 5AM Ventures, together with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, is proud to launch the CLSA Inspire QuickFire Challenge for Diverse Innovators, the first challenge in the CLSA Inspire series.

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Japanese Startups Present To A Virtual Audience Of Over 100 Attendees In Hopes Of Securing Global Partnerships

Mar 30, 2021

In early March, six life sciences startups from the Kansai region of Japan, and graduates of CLSI’s FAST Japan: Kansai Fall 2020 program, presented their business plans to over 100 attendees at the Kansai Pitch Demo Day. The startups aimed to secure financial and/or business partners in the global market.

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Recent Updates From FAST, CARB-X & CLSA Fellow Companies (April 2021)

Mar 30, 2021

Hear about recent updates and innovations from our FAST and CARB-X Companies and CLSA Fellows Members.

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Passionate Industry Professionals: Join Us This Summer And Engage With Diverse Students And Young Talent

Mar 30, 2021

The CLSA-CLSI Racial & Social Equity (RSE) Initiative are debuting several new programs and events this summer, offering opportunities for industry professionals to engage with under-represented students and talent.

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Meet The Six FAST Startups Innovating This Spring With The Guidance Of Life Sciences Advisors

Mar 30, 2021

As part of our ongoing programs to support early-stage companies, the Spring 2021 FAST Advisory Program just began, providing coaching and business advising for six startups.

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