California Life Sciences (CLS) is the state’s most influential and impactful life sciences membership organization, advocating for the sector and its diverse innovation pipeline. For more than 30 years, CLS has served the community by supporting companies of all sizes, from early-stage innovators and startups to established industry leaders in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical technology. As integral components of a healthy and collaborative ecosystem, CLS also works closely with universities, academic and research institutions, the investment community, and other critical partners that promote this vibrant sector. With offices in South San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Los Angeles, and Washington DC, CLS works to shape public policy, improve access to breakthrough technologies, educate lawmakers, and advance equity within our ecosystem by championing innovative solutions for some of the most pressing challenges of our times. In doing so, CLS fulfills its mission to protect and nurture California’s life sciences industry, empowering discoveries that lead to healthier lives around the world. #WeAreCaliforniaLifeSciences

CLS is committed to providing the media with timely and accurate information related to California life sciences ecosystem. CLS welcomes all media inquiries from news organizations and reporters. Members of the media interested in speaking with CLS opinion leaders on issues of public policy, life sciences innovation, or issues related to the life sciences ecosystem in California, please contact our communication department.

Media Contact: PR@califesciences.org

California’s Most Impactful Life Sciences Trade Group Reveals New Brand Reflecting Unique Identity

Jun 2, 2021

California Life Sciences today revealed a new look and feel for their organization that speaks to the ecosystem they represent – a strong, united, forward-thinking sector that advances solutions on issues of importance to the constituencies they serve.

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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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