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MilliporeSigma's Start-Up Program at LabCentral!*

We understand the challenges emerging biotech companies face in the quest to push the next generation of drugs to market. It’s our mission to help you succeed! That’s why we’ve partnered with LabCentral to sponsor a biotech start-up for a 1 year residency.

At this time, applications for the start-up program are no longer being accepted. Thank you to all who have submitted an application, and stay tuned to find out who will be selected as the winner of this residency opportunity at LabCentral.

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About LabCentral

A 28,000 square-foot facility in the heart of the Kendall Square, Cambridge, biotech innovation hub, LabCentral is a first-of-its-kind shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for high-potential life-sciences and biotech startups. It offers fully permitted laboratory and office space for early-stage companies comprising approximately 125 scientists and entrepreneurs. LabCentral provides first-class facility and administrative support, skilled laboratory personnel, a domain-relevant expert speaker series ‒ as well as the other critical services and support that startups need to begin laboratory operations on day one. A private, nonprofit institution, LabCentral was funded in part by a $5 million grant from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, with support from its real-estate partner, MIT. Founding sponsors include Triumvirate Environmental and Johnson & Johnson Innovation.

*The program is only valid within the U.S.

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Emerging Biotech: Stay Current

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Join us at BioLabs

As a long-term partner in the life science industry, we recognize the value innovation brings to the future of healthcare and are committed to advancing life science. This is why we are now sponsoring BioLabs NC as Gold Sponsor.

Come and meet our expert team and learn how we can help you advance your molecule and accelerate your lifesaving drugs to market

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Durham, North Carolina
The Chesterfield, 701 W Main Street


2017 MilliporeSigma's Start-Up Program
at LabCentral

Winner of LabCentral residency opportunity to be announced soon. We understand the challenges emerging biotech companies face in the quest to push the next generation of drugs to market. It’s our mission to help you succeed! That’s why we’ve partnered with LabCentral - a private non-profit organization designed as a launchpad for high-potential biotech start-ups located in Cambridge, Massachusetts - to sponsor a biotech start-up for a one year residency. Stay tuned to find out who will be selected as the winner of this great opportunity! emdmillipore.com/start-up-program

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Find out more about our programs:

Bringing your molecule to market. As part of our commitment to meet the needs of the life science community, we’ve developed several programs that recognize stand-out emerging biotech companies. These programs are designed to support biotech start-ups and medium sized companies in solving their current bioprocess development challenges to bring the next generation of molecules to market.

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The Changing Biopharma Risk Equation

A report from the The Economist Intelligence Unit sponsored by MilliporeSigma.
This paper, which incorporates the results of a survey of 254 pharmaceutical executives from around the world and a range of interviews with industry experts, explores in detail global pharmaceutical companies' growth strategies and their plans for managing the associated risks.

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