2018 Life Sciences Workforce Trends Report


The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI) released the 2018 Life Sciences Workforce Trends Report June 5, 2018 at the BIO International Convention held in Boston, Massachusetts June 4-7. The report provides a national snapshot of the current and anticipated talent needs of the nation’s dynamic life science industry.
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POET CEO receives Global Bioeconomy Leadership Award

POET CEO Jeff Broin received the Global Bioeconomy Leadership Award for his vision and leadership in pioneering new technology and building his company into the largest biofuel producer in the world.
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Under-the-radar research takes POET from the lab to the plant with big mission in mind

It would be understandable, but not entirely correct, to think of POET as an energy company.
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Biotech leader previews big industry events, new communication tool

South Dakota’s biotech industry is having another big year, and in the coming months, one of its key leaders will be telling the state’s story at major international events.
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Startup Sioux Falls Features SD Biotech

SD Biotech executive director Joni Johnson visited with Andrea Van Essen of Startup Sioux Falls.

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Biotech Breakfast Recap

On March 23 we invited you to a breakfast of networking and special presentation.
Read More to download featured speaker Lieutenant Renu Lal's presentation, and more.

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Biotech startup secures $3.1M investment to support breast cancer detection technology

Inanovate Inc., a life science company specializing in the development of blood tests for cancer and autoimmune diseases, has secured an initial closing of $3.1 million in its latest financing round.

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Biotech company a finalist to become ‘Buzz of BIO’

A Sioux Falls biotech startup is one of 20 finalists to become the “Buzz of BIO” at the international organization’s June convention.

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Biotech startup Nanopareil announces big new investment

South Dakota biotech startup Nanopareil LLC is closing an approximately $1 million investment round to help bring its technology to market.

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Biotech industry marks big year in South Dakota

From research breakthroughs to major investments and newcomers to the industry to next steps for existing companies, the bioscience industry has much to celebrate in 2018.

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Biotech leader: ‘2018 was among our biggest years ever’

When the bioscience industry looks back at 2018, it easily could represent a turning point for South Dakota.

As executive director of South Dakota Biotech, Joni Johnson sits at the center of an industry that she says is entering its next stage of growth.

We sat down with her to learn her outlook for 2019 and beyond.

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