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IN Gov Releases Details on $360M Bioscience Research Institute

May 29, 2013

Governor Mike Pence has released details on Indiana's statewide public-private collaborative life sciences partnership. The estimated $360 million Indiana Biosciences Research Institute will receive $25 million for the biennium from the state of Indiana to cover startup costs, which will be augmented by another $25 million from industry and philanthropic sources (see the May 8 issue). Industry partners will guide the institute's research and commercialization priorities, which will focus initially on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and nutrition. Teams led by research “Indiana Fellows” will share resources at the institute and work onsite at industry and university labs with academic and university scientists. Read the announcement...

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