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GSAM 2014 - WBBA

Megan Jeffrey

on 27 October 2014

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Transcript of GSAM

WBBA 2014 Governor's Life Science Summit and Annual Meeting
25 Years of Life Changing Innovation
Our Mission: Support and Help to Grow Washington State's Life Science Ecosystem
Save the Date!
LSINW 2015:
June 30 + July 1
Looking Back; Looking Forward
$1.1 Billion

An educated, funded and motivated entrepreneurial community working together to build relevant, validated IT solutions for healthcare

Support Access to Capital
Educate local investors about investment opportunities in health IT
Bring national health IT/health tech investors and strategic partners to Washington

Open Access To and Promote Partnerships with Payers, Providers and Customers
Build an engaged network of key healthcare stakeholders

Build Community
Support collaboration among stakeholders that embraces cost effective innovation
Create productive links between Washington’s biotechnology, med tech and health IT/health tech sectors that will support the common mission: the shortest path to the best care at the lowest cost
Middle Earth
is a place that brings together the strengths of industry, non-profits, research, academia, payers, and providers. These partners then work together to provide the shortest path to the best healthcare at the lowest cost.
Washington Innovation Network (WIN) for Life Sciences Entrepreneur Mentoring Program
Middle Earth
Life Science
$40 Million!
$14 Million!
Exhibit Sponsors

Cambia Health Solutions, Inc.
MPI Research
Northeastern University-Seattle
Product Creation Studio
Prudential Cleanroom Services
Stratos Product Development
The Fearey Group
UW School of Medicine
Vulcan Real Estate
We Work for Health
Wells Fargo Insurance Services
ZymoGenetics, a Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company

2014 WBBA Executive Committee

Chair – Thong Q. Le, Chief Executive Officer | Accelerator Corporation
Treasurer – Margaret McCormick, PhD, Chief Executive Officer | Matrix Genetics
Chris E. Rivera, President & Chief Executive Officer | Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
Thomas Clement, Chief Executive Officer | Aqueduct Critical Care
Stephen M. Graham, Partner | Fenwick & West LLP
Erik Nilsson, GAC Chairman, President | Insilicos
Gregory Sessler, President & Chief Executive Officer | Spiration, Inc. d/b/a Olympus Respiratory America
Martin Simonetti, President | VLST Corporation
Todd Simpson, Chief Financial Officer | Seattle Genetics, Inc.
Terrence J. Sweeney, Vice President Global Clinical Affairs | Philips Ultrasound
John Wecker, PhD, President & Chief Executive Officer | Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute
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