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Commerce joins Alabama team at major biotech convention

A key recruitment official from the Alabama Department of Commerce is joining a delegation of state bioscience leaders at the BIO International Convention, the biotech sector’s largest annual conference, attracting more than 15,000 high-level industry figures from around the globe.

BIO 2016 begins today at San Francisco’s Moscone Center and runs through Thursday. While there, the Alabama team will have opportunities to connect with representatives of bioscience organizations, site selection experts, investors, and executives from large pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

BIO CONVENTION LOGOThis morning, Art Tipton, president and CEO of Birmingham-based Southern Research, will participate in a panel discussion titled “Creative Partnerships: Leveraging Economic Development Organization Support in the Life Sciences Sector.” SelectUSA, a federal program that promotes the U.S. as a location for business and investment, is sponsoring the seminar.

“Because of the innovative work in fields such as genomics and drug discovery taking place in Alabama, bioscience has been a long-standing focus of our economic development efforts,” said Greg Canfield, secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce.

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