Pennsylvania Bio renames as Life Sciences Pennsylvania

10/26/2016

PHILADELPHIA — The statewide trade organization for life sciences company in Pennsylvania, which has been named Pennsylvania Bio, announced Wednesday that it would be changing its name and brand. 


 


The organization is now Life Sciences Pennsylvania. Among the reasons for the  name change was the organization’s expansion beyond its founders’ focus on biotechnology. The organization’s membership has more than doubled in the last 10 years, growing to more than 700-organization membership has more than doubled and now includes biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as patient various patient advocacy and investment organizations and service providers supporting the life sciences community in the state. 


 


“The life sciences industry is changing and evolving at an unprecedented pace. In Pennsylvania, we’re seeing mergers and acquisitions consolidate companies, focus strategies and inspire the formation of new, specialized entrepreneurial enterprises,” Life Sciences Pennsylvania president and CEO Christopher Molineaux said. “ With our new moniker, Life Sciences Pennsylvania will continue to advance our supporting role as companion and advocate for this diverse and thriving community.”


 

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