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VABIO News
Monday, April 3, 2017
Gathering the best ideas in bioscience »
Hampton Roads must diversify its economy by aligning our strengths and our needs with emerging trends. The biomedical and...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Send in Nominations for the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year award »
The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group is seeking nominations for the 2017 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Award th...
Monday, December 19, 2016
Virginia Bio Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors »
RICHMOND, Va., December 19, 2016- Virginia Bio, the premier statewide non-profit association representing the life science...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
21st Century Cures Act to be signed by President »
Virginia Biotechnology Association CEO Jeff Gallagher issued the following statement regarding passage of the 21st Century...
Monday, October 10, 2016
Achievements, Collaborations, Innovation Celebrated at Inaugural Women Building Bio Event »
Virginia Bio, the statewide non-profit association representing the life science industry in the Commonwealth of Virginia,...

Company News
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
$10M Capital Raise for Chickpea Startup »
Nutriati, a 4-year-old Richmond startup that specializes in breaking down chickpeas into ingredients for health food manuf...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Smithfield Foods to Use Pork Byproducts in New Venture »
Smithfield Foods Inc. detailed a new strategic platform based on using the byproducts of meat processing to develop pharma...
Monday, April 10, 2017
Changes in Facial Analysis to Help in Genetic Testing »
Dr. Maximilian Muenke has a superpower: He can diagnose disease just by looking at a person’s face. Specifically, he can s...
Friday, April 7, 2017
PSI Earns 4 Star Rating from Charity Navigator »
Patient Services, Inc.'s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star...
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Activation Capital: from start to phenomenal »
The Innovation Council of the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park unveiled a new brand identity as part of their continue...

University News
Monday, February 27, 2017
New Innovation Fund Formed Between Carilion Clinic and VT Foundation »
The Virginia Tech Foundation and Carilion Clinic have formed a $15 million VTC Innovation Fund focused on investing in lif...
Monday, February 13, 2017
VTCRI destination for those with CASK mutation »
Audrey Alves is 2-year-old from California with a great big challenge. There’s a gulf of several inches between where she’...
Saturday, January 28, 2017
UVA Health System Plays Role in Cancer Moonshot Program »
The University of Virginia Health System is playing a leading role in the “cancer moonshot” program, which is designed to...
Friday, January 27, 2017
New Cross Disciplinary Program at UVA's Brain Institute »
The University of Virginia’s new multidisciplinary Brain Institute, established last spring, is backing a new cross-discip...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
VCU Receives $5 million Gates Grant to Change Affordability of HIV/AIDS Drugs. »
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering’s Medicines for All project is aiming to make it cheaper to pur...

National News
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Research Dollars at Risk in Proposed Budget »
The Trump administration's proposed budget blueprint calls for cutting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget by...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Kaine to Serve on HELP Committee Next Congress »
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine has been appointed to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP). “...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
21st Century Cures Act Passes House »
The U.S. House of Representatives approved the 21st Century Cures Act by a vote of 392-26. Included in the bill were ment...
Friday, October 28, 2016
New BIO Video Helps Explain Prescription Drug Costs »
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) released a new educational video designed to give patients, consumers, pol...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Want to Expand your Business Globally? »
Is your company interested in expanding on the global front? China is one of the largest and fastest-growing markets in th...

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