WISH-TV: BioCrossroads is working to grow life sciences in Indiana

2024-04-15T12:05:47-04:00April 15, 2024|

BioCrossroads President and CEO Vince Wong was recently featured on WISH-TV's Business, Equity and Opportunities show with Scott Sander to talk about the growth of the life sciences in Indiana. Indiana is ranked first in the nation for pharmaceutical exports and second in the nation for life sciences exports. Indiana's life sciences sector: $95B annual economic contribution 67,000+ workers 3,000+ life sciences establishments $108,000+ average wage Wong talks about an area of growth for the sector including attracting companies that manufacture devices to treat and manage diseases. He also talks about the need to continue to attract talent into the growing sector. WATCH (Sources: WISH-TV and BioCrossroads)

Igniting an Industry: A Strategic Vision for Indiana’s Future as a Global Leader in Life Sciences

2024-01-09T00:42:32-05:00January 8, 2024|

Collaborative efforts in four key areas will establish Indiana as the leading state for advancing innovations into products that improve health and well-being INDIANAPOLIS – Marking a significant milestone since Indiana’s designation as a federal Tech Hub in October 2023, BioCrossroads today unveils a groundbreaking strategic framework poised to catapult Indiana to the forefront of the global life sciences sector. This comprehensive industry strategy, crafted in collaboration with TEConomy Partners, is set to transform Indiana’s life sciences landscape, focusing on four pivotal areas: Fostering research and development and innovation Enhancing the state’s life sciences manufacturing ecosystem Boosting Indiana’s life sciences talent and workforce Supporting connections and outreach across the sector This strategy is set to transform Indiana’s life sciences sector through the development of strategic manufacturing hubs and targeted investments that enhance the state's domestic manufacturing capabilities. These efforts are [...]

Nora Doherty recognized as 2022 Watanabe Life Sciences Champion for strategic and meaningful impact on Indiana’s life sciences industry

2022-09-26T10:06:27-04:00September 22, 2022|

In addition to receiving the August M. Watanabe award, Doherty also received the Sagamore of the Wabash, the state's highest honor, from Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb. INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 22, 2022) — BioCrossroads’ Board of Directors today named former executive vice president of strategy of BioCrossroads and managing director of the Indiana Seed Funds, Nora Doherty, as the recipient of the 2022 August M. Watanabe Life Sciences Champion of the Year Award. The prestigious honor, named in tribute to BioCrossroads’ late Chairman August Watanabe, was given to Doherty at today’s Indiana Life Sciences Summit and 20th Anniversary CELLebration. Some of Doherty’s most significant achievements included developing a market for Indiana’s life sciences start-ups, including forming and managing funding mechanisms, engaging with universities and start-ups, and organizing new enterprises. Recognizing the need for early stage or seed stage capital, BioCrossroads, [...]

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