Growing Georgia’s Life Sciences Industry

It’s a competition that will help grow the next generation of life science companies in the Southeast, and it’s coming to a crescendo. Southeast BIO recently announced the 10 semifinalists in their annual regional BIO/Plan Competition…  “Despite the funding crunch, the level of scientific innovation at universities and startup companies remains extremely impressive as seen from the BIO/Plan applications,” said Carlos Parajon, managing partner of Harbor Island Equity Partners, LLC. “This quality of research and innovation leads to investment and growth, which in turn creates more innovation and positive economic outcomes for the region.” What’s truly exciting is that five of the 10 semifinalists selected from nearly 40 applications are from Georgia. The technologies emerged from some of the state’s finest research institutions including Georgia Institute of Technology.

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