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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Amazon Selects Virginia for Major New Corporate Headquarters »
Governor Ralph Northam announced that Amazon, Inc. will invest approximately $2.5 billion to establish a major new headqua...
Monday, October 29, 2018
VRIF Issues Call for Concept Papers »
Concept papers will be accepted for applied research centers focused on commercialization of the product(s) or services re...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
VA awarding permits to produce medical marijuana in 5 regions of the state »
Four decades after Virginia legalized medical marijuana in a pioneering but ultimately unworkable way, dozens of companies...
Monday, July 16, 2018
VA Catalyst Announces $2.7M in Grants to Fund Collaborative Bioscience Research »
The Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC), now known as Virginia Catalyst, announced that it has awarde...
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Apply for Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program Applied Research Award »
The FY18 PRORP challenges the scientific community to address the most significant gaps in care for the leading burden of...
Thursday, May 31, 2018
FDA launches innovation challenge to spur development of medical devices »
As part of the agency’s ongoing commitment to address the epidemic of opioid misuse and abuse, the U.S. Food and Drug Admi...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
FDA's 2019 budget request cites digital health »
Digital health appears to be making its way onto the national stage. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb gave digital health a...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Submit now for BIO's Start-Up Stadium »
As the world’s largest biotechnology event, the BIO International Convention provides several specialized opportuniti...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Apply for the 3rd Annual Crab Trap »
You thought the Shark Tank was tough…wait until you enter the the BioHealth Capital Region Crab Trap! Submit your ap...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Nominate your company to be the Buzz of BIO! »
Are you an innovative biotech company that is R&D-intensive and is developing strategic partnerships within the indust...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Apply now for the Greater Washington Innovation Awards »
Presented by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Washington  Innovation Awards™ is the event cele...
Monday, January 22, 2018
Pipeline Angels announces its 2018 spring angel investing bootcamps »
Pipeline Angels is changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women and non-binary femme...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
FDA launches accelerated review program for products needed by DoD »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Defense's (DoD) Office of Health Affairs are launching a joint...
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Esther Lee Named Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade »
Gov.-elect Ralph Northam has picked a Northern Virginia business leader with an extensive résumé to be secretary of commer...
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Is your company the next Buzz of Bio? »
Is your company seeking a next round of financing or hoping to make the valuable connection needed to take your product in...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
BioHealth Capital Region moved up to #5 in Biopharma ranking »
The Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Annual Rankings of the “Top 10 U.S. Biopharma Clusters”, has ranked the B...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Venture Capitalist & Philanthropist, Hooks Johnston Dies at 55 »
Hooks Johnston, a venture capitalist, corporate executive and philanthropist, passed way on September 4. Johnston, a...
Friday, June 16, 2017
NIH Announces New Consortium to Help Build Biomedical Data Commons »
The National Institutes of Health has earmarked $21 million over the next four years to fund a network of research groups...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
NIH Launches Next Generation Researchers Initiative »
The National Institute of Health Director, Francis Collins, unveiled a new program called the Next Generation Researchers...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Virginia Named a Top 10 State in Site Selection’s 2017 Prosperity Cup »
Virginia has been ranked No. 6 in the Top 10 States in Site Selection magazine’s 2017 Prosperity Cup, tying with Ohio. Thi...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
RIS Program is Now Accepting Applications »
Grant opportunity with U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program . They off...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
HHMI Investigator wins 4 million euros Fresenius Research Prize »
Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, who holds the D.H. Chen Professorship and is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator has...
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...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Bio Starts Ad Campaign to Show Value of Biopharmaceutical Innovation »
The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) launched a new television ad focused on biopharmaceutical innovation and i...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Governor McAuliffe Shows Continued Support of Biotechnology »
As the new academic year starts, Governor Terry McAuliffe is continuing his promise to make biotechnology a top priority....
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Be a Part of Virginia Velocity Tours  »
The  Virginia Velocity Tour  is part of Governor McAuliffe’s Virginia Velocity business plan competition, which...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Virginia Testing for Zika Virus »
The Department of General Services’ Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services (DCLS) will begin testing mosquitoes in t...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Washington D.C. Area Tops Startup Growth Study »
The latest Kauffman Index study ranked the Washington D.C. area as the area with the biggest startup growth. The stud...
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Gooden Named Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry »
Dr. Basil I. Gooden, has been appointed Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry in Virginia succeeding current Secretary Tod...
Friday, June 24, 2016
Todd Haymore Appointed Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade »
Governor Terry McAuliffe has appointed Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore as the next Secretary o...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Oncology Drugs Approved the Fastest According to Largest Study on Clinical Development Success Rate »
Amplion, Biomedtracker and the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) have partnered to conduct the largest ever stud...

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