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Intent Solutions Joins University of Kentucky Program to Eliminate Hepatitis C in Appalachia

July 8, 2019

ATLANTA, Ga., July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Intent Solutions, an Atlanta-based company that provides technology to improve prescription drug safety and adherence, announced today that it is partnering with the University of Kentuckyin a $15 million federal grant program aimed at eliminating Hepatitis C in one eastern Kentucky county hardest hit by the disease.  Intent Solutions recently signed a contract with the University of Kentucky to…

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New pharma boss: Next EU Commission should be clear on how to protect innovation

June 28, 2019

The next EU Commission should take a stronger position on innovation in the pharma sector, the new leader of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) told in an interview. “It will be important for the next European Commission to make an official statement on how they feel about innovation and how…

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BIO Applauds Enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act

June 25, 2019

Legislation will strengthen pipeline of medical countermeasures against serious public health threats Washington, DC (June 25, 2019) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today applauds the enactment of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation (PAHPAI) Act, signed into law by President Trump late yesterday. The law re-authorizes critical federal biodefense programs and agencies, including…

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GeorgiaBio to Deliver Life Science Teacher Training Program to Rural Georgia

June 18, 2019

ATLANTA — Included in Georgia’s 2020 budget signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp on May 10 are funds to support life sciences education in rural school systems through the Georgia Department of Education and the Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers. “The life sciences industry is a leading driver of employment nationally, but leaders…

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Gwinnett Chamber Announces New President & CEO

April 12, 2019

The Gwinnett Chamber, one of the largest suburban Chambers of Commerce in the nation, recently announced its selection for its new President & CEO, effective July 1. Following a four-month search process, members of the Gwinnett Chamber board of directors voted in support of appointing Nick Masino, currently Gwinnett Chamber & Partnership Gwinnett’s Chief Economic…

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House Bill Targets Looming $20 Billion Tax On MedTech Industry

April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Scott Whitaker, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), issued the following statement on introduction of bipartisan legislation (H.R. 2207) in the U.S. House of Representatives to permanently repeal the medical device excise tax: “America’s medical technology industry is facing a $20 billion tax increase at year-end,…

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