Bay Area biotech prospects through BayBio Chief’s lenses

baybio clusterInsightful, inforich and ├╝beroptimistic interview by David Morrill with Matt Gardner on the Bay Area and the broader Northern California Biotech Cluster. Gardner is the president of BayBio, an independent, non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association serving the life science industry in Northern California. Gardner helped author BayBio: Impact 2007, a new report in which he discussed the progress of the life sciences industry and the challenges that lie ahead.
Short summary:

– Bay Area specialities

In the Bay Area the biotech industry had a head start by expertise already built by earlier IT-driven industries, the Area’s specialities are the entrepreneurial atmosphere, a readiness and a tolerance for risk.

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