Review at halfway point of 10-year Life Sciences Initiative finds it merits continued investment, Northeastern Univ. researchers conclude
Boston – Nearly five years and more than $300 million in investments after its launch, Massachusetts’ ambitious Life Sciences Initiative and the Center charged with its implementation are driving employment and economic growth for the life sciences sectors in Massachusetts, according to a report released today at the Boston Foundation. The report, Life Sciences Innovation as a Catalyst for Economic Development: The Role of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, was unveiled at an Understanding Boston forum at the Boston Foundation, which featured a panel discussion and remarks from Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
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Written by economists Barry Bluestone and Alan Clayton-Matthews of the Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University, the...