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Colorado’s Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program Creates 598 New Jobs in the State, with Payroll Exceeding $44 million

Friday, February 04, 2011

Denver - The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) and The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) have jointly released results of the Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program (BDEGP) at the CBSA's Third Annual "Bioscience Day at the Capitol" event. The announcement is made by Holli Baumunk, CBSA President & CEO, who says the BDEGP has more than met expectations since its inception in 2006, providing the state a significant return on investment. 

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AdvaMed, the industry group representing medical device manufactures, largely supported the reform law but held reservations about the law's medical device tax. On Thursday, the group endorsed the bill repealing the tax, but it reiterated its support for the reform effort.

"While AdvaMed supports repeal of the excise tax, it remains committed to the central elements of health reform that are consistent with our long-held principles, including expanded coverage, reform of the payment system to encourage quality and efficiency, and a new emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention," AdvaMed President and CEO Stephen Ubl said in a statement. "As other proposed changes to the bill are considered by Congress, we will evaluate them in the light of these principles and their impact on patients and medical innovation.” 

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Wednesday, February 02, 2011

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Colorado's Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program Creates 598 New Jobs in the State, with Payroll Exceeding $44 million 

BDEGP Creates 598 New Jobs in the State

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

 
Colorado's Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program Creates 598 New Jobs in the State, with Payroll Exceeding $44 million 

Colorado bioscience program creates 598 jobs

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

 

Colorado's Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program has created 598 jobs in the state, with payroll exceeding $44 million, according to the Colorado BioScience Association and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.

Appropriated funding to date for the program has totaled $14 million; $10.8 million has been awarded as of August 2010, and $5.5 million has been appropriated for each of the next two years, said Holli Baumunk, the association's president and chief executive.

Another $68 million has been leveraged through follow-on investment, grants and matching funds, providing 8.3 times the state's funding, Baumunk said.

"Bioscience continues to play a critical role in the growth of Colorado's knowledge-based economy," Baumunk said.

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About the Colorado BioScience Association
The Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA) is a not-for-profit corporation providing services and support for Colorado's growing biosciences industry. With more than 350 members, CBSA actively works to promote the growth of the industry by working for a better business environment, grow the state's biotech workforce, advocate for policies that support a strong bioscience industry in the state, and speak with a single voice on behalf of the industry. For more information, visit http://www.cobioscience.com.