Bay Area biotech prospects through BayBio Chief’s lenses

baybio clusterInsightful, inforich and überoptimistic 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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