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Senator Whitehouse to Spotlight Scientific and Economic Development Advancements in Rhode Island

14:25 EDT 14 Jun 2018 | Businesswire

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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will join leaders of Rhode Island's biotechnology community for a tour of EpiVax’s new facilities before participating in a Q&A session.

The group will discuss prospects for, and impediments to, the continued growth of this important Rhode Island industry.1 The Senator also will discuss how federal health care policy and budget debates could impact biomedical innovation.

WHAT:

  Tour and Q&A at EpiVax
 

WHO:

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Christine Smith, RI Commerce Corporation
Annie De Groot, Founder, CEO & CSO, EpiVax
Jim Greenwood, President and CEO, BIO

Other members of Rhode Island bioscience community

 

WHEN:

Friday, June 15, 2018, at 5:30pm
 

WHERE:

EpiVax, Inc. (Rising Sun Mill Bldg.)
188 Valley Street
Providence, RI

Media requested to RSVP to George Goodno, mailto:ggoodno@bio.org

1 https://www.bio.org/sites/default/files/RI-BIO2018%20-%20state%20profile.pdf

About BIO

BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIOtechNOW is BIO's blog chronicling “innovations transforming our world” and the BIO Newsletter is the organization’s bi-weekly email newsletter. Subscribe to the BIO Newsletter.

BIO
George Goodno, 202-962-6660

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