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Fitzsimons Innovation Community Growing as Life Sciences Hub in Aurora
News | Jun 24, 2022

Fitzsimons Innovation Community Growing as Life Sciences Hub in Aurora

The plan calls for 45 thousand jobs at full buildout. Already there is a $10 Billion dollar annual economic impact in a single square mile....

The Next Generation of Digitally Enabled Healthcare Innovations
Blog | May 31, 2022

The Next Generation of Digitally Enabled Healthcare Innovations

As the main gateway to a large research and clinical infrastructure, CU Innovations pairs industry partners with clinicians to create next-generation products that can ultimately reach patient care. Thanks to hospital partners at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the UCHealth system, CU Innovations has established a living clinical laboratory for testing and validating the best healthcare technologies.

US-Based Biotechnology Company, Taiga Launches Breakthrough Veterinary Cancer Treatment in Singapore
News | Apr 29, 2022

US-Based Biotechnology Company, Taiga Launches Breakthrough Veterinary Cancer Treatment in Singapore

Taiga Biotechnologies, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on harnessing the power of the immune system to fight solid tumors and infectious disease...

Fitzsimons Innovation Community Welcomes Four New Board Members
News | Apr 28, 2022

Fitzsimons Innovation Community Welcomes Four New Board Members

Comprised of leaders representing the bioscience industry, University of Colorado, and the City of Aurora, the Board of Directors supports the vision of Fitzsimons Innovation Community.

Greater Denver: An Emerging Leader in Life Sciences
Blog | Apr 26, 2022

Greater Denver: An Emerging Leader in Life Sciences

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 put a spotlight on the life sciences industry, yet in reality the sector was already quietly becoming a powerhouse, with Metro Denver emerging as a major player.

26 Top BioPharma Startups & Companies (Colorado)
News | Apr 25, 2022

26 Top BioPharma Startups & Companies (Colorado)

BioPharma companies have been making some huge strides over the last year with innovations driven by both established players and startups entering the scene. With an impressive 7.32% CAGR and a value of $325.17 billion in 2020 it is a huge industry ripe for growth.

CU School of Medicine Research Sparks Call-to-Action on Treating In-Hospital Stroke
News | Feb 24, 2022

CU School of Medicine Research Sparks Call-to-Action on Treating In-Hospital Stroke

CU SOM professor’s decade of research serves as backbone for improved care guidelines

How the Life Sciences Industry Makes Us Future-Ready
Blog | Feb 22, 2022

How the Life Sciences Industry Makes Us Future-Ready

In a Q&A with Fitzsimons Innovation Community, Elyse Blazevich, Colorado BioScience Association President & CEO, offers her perspective on the biggest areas of growth for life sciences, the top trends she’s monitoring, and how the Association advocates for a supportive business climate in our state.

Colorado Life Sciences Companies Raise a Record $2.4 Billion in 2021
News | Dec 14, 2021

Colorado Life Sciences Companies Raise a Record $2.4 Billion in 2021

Colorado’s life sciences ecosystem raised $2.4 billion in 2021, a new record for the fast-growing community that includes companies at all stages of commercialization and academic and research institutions. The 2021 fundraising total is double the $1.2 billion raised by the Colorado life sciences community in 2020. Sources of funding included headline-making IPOs, significant additional capital raised in public markets, an infusion of venture capital, and grants from federal and state sources.

Fitzsimons Innovation Community First Annual Innovation Report: “United to Advance Health”
News | Dec 09, 2021

Fitzsimons Innovation Community First Annual Innovation Report: “United to Advance Health”

New report demonstrates Community momentum to meet speed-to-market urgency in biotech.

European Medicines Agency (EMA) Validates Atara Biotherapeutics' Marketing Authorization Application
News | Nov 30, 2021

European Medicines Agency (EMA) Validates Atara Biotherapeutics' Marketing Authorization Application

Atara Biotherapeutics announced that the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for tabelecleucel (tab-cel®) has been fully validated by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Pathways Bioscience Seeks to Optimize Aging
News | Nov 30, 2021

Pathways Bioscience Seeks to Optimize Aging

Pathways Bioscience’s technology improves healthspan and overcomes health and wellness problems associated with aging.