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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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CLS Requests Support For Legislation To Restore R&D Tax Credit To Assist With The State’s Economic Recovery

Mar 26, 2021

The California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) sponsored and introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 593, with Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (AD 74) which reinstates the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit and Net Operating Loss (NOL) deductions for life sciences companies in California for tax years 2021 and 2022.

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CLSA Welcomes Our Newest Members!

Mar 24, 2021

CLSA’s diverse membership base of life sciences companies and organizations grows each month as we welcome the world’s most promising entrepreneurial start-ups, research institutions, investors and the full spectrum of life sciences, therapeutics, medical device and diagnostic companies that are addressing global health challenges; digital health innovators that are using technology to transform healthcare; agricultural companies improving the safety and security of our food supply; and bioindustrial organizations energizing a more sustainable world.

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New Data Show Foreign Reference Drug Pricing Proposals Would Reduce The Development Of New Innovative Medicines In California By 88%

Mar 24, 2021

Biocom California and the California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) today released data analyzing the potential impact of international reference pricing (foreign price controls) on California’s biopharmaceutical innovation ecosystem, including investment into small company capital formation and the new drug development pipeline.

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Biotech Takes On Racial And Social Equity. Are The Efforts Sustainable?

Mar 23, 2021

From holding Covid-19 vaccination events in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood to building programs that target longstanding inequities, the Bay Area biotech industry is stepping into high-profile social issues like never before.

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