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This year was unlike anything we could have predicted. While San Diego grappled with change and unimaginable loss brought on by COVID-19, regional scientists and researchers drew on their expertise and our local scientific community to save lives. These 13 regional companies are just a few of the many teams…Read More
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are quickly becoming more common as computing power and speed increase. From self-driving cars to Siri to scientific research, San Diego companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence to drive innovation and life-changing life sciences breakthroughs. Here are five ways San Diego teams…Read More
As the #3 life sciences hub in the nation, San Diego is full of innovation and promising talent. In 2020 alone, San Diego life science startups raised a record $5.5 billion in venture capital. With our history of advancements preventing and treating polio, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and now COVID-19, it’s no surprise that San Diego is a global hub for emerging therapy innovation. From Parkinson’s disease to chronic pain, these five startups are making San…Read More
A little-known secret about San Diego: We’re not a one-trick town. We’ve got surf and science, breweries and biotech. And whether we’re racking in record research dollars, raising VC, or making waves, our rapidly-growing club of San Diego unicorns across all industries means our secret is out. What’s a unicorn?…Read More
As we continue our week-long celebration of San Diego: Life. Changing., we’re reflecting on some of San Diego’s best life sciences and biotechnology breakthroughs of the last four years. San Diego is the #3 life sciences cluster in the nation, nudged out only by Boston and the Bay Area. With…Read More
Women have always been at the heart of our region’s innovation, scientific discoveries, and healthcare efforts. From San Diego’s finest healthcare systems to research teams with far-reaching impact, we don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say: women are the past, present, and future of San Diego’s life sciences innovation. A…Read More
It’s no secret that San Diego is a hub for life sciences and innovation. Equipped with homegrown talent and a shared mission to change the world, the San Diego region is home to more than 350 precision health companies, 80 research institutions, 30 hospitals, and five universities making big strides in the battle against cancer. From Hybritech’s first antibody test…Read More
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