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Takeda Joins the R&D Migration to Boston

From Fierce Biotech, news that the “unending game of global reorganization in biopharma R&D is continuing” with a new move by Takeda to close several vaccine operations around the U.S. in order to concentrate R&D in “the hot Boston/Cambridge, MA hub“

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The New Geography of Innovation

A dramatic shift in the geography of innovation is underway, according to a new report authored by Bruce Katz and Julie Wagner of the Brookings Institute, and Kendall Square is the poster child for the paradigm.  Bruce and Tim Row of the … Continue reading

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Boston edges out Cambridge for new technology firms

In a somewhat surprising development, Boston actually had more venture capital deals than Cambridge in 2013.  Ninety-seven deals were signed in Boston, vs. 78 in Cambridge.  Cambridge does still hold a commanding lead in the dollar amount, however, with total funding … Continue reading

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Venture Funding of Biotech is VERY Concentrated… and Very Limited

Fierce Biotech has released their latest analysis of venture capital funding of biotech in the U.S. last year, broken down by metropolitan area: Source: http://www.fiercebiotech.com/story/top-15-cities-biotech-venture-funding/2014-03-06 San Francisco is back out in front, edging out Boston-Cambridge.  After San Diego and Washington, funding … Continue reading

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