BioSpace And BIOCOM Unveil 2005 Biotech Beach™ Life Science Campaign 
10/19/2005 5:12:58 PM

NAPLES, FL, September 29, 2005 - BioSpace, the leading online information source for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, and BIOCOM, a premiere life science industry association representing more than 450 member companies in San Diego and Southern California, unveiled this morning the Seventh Edition of the Biotech Beach™ Hotbed Campaign promoting the life science community of greater San Diego.

2005 Biotech Beach Hotbed Map

2005 Biotech Beach Hotbed Homepage

Sponsored by BIOCOM and Biogen Idec, Biotech Beach is a unique branding and awareness campaign highlighting the organizations that constitute the dynamic bio-pharmaceutical industry of the San Diego area.

Bioscience companies Amylin Pharmaceuticals and Cytori Therapeutics, service providers Cardinal Health and Kforce Scientific Staffing, and law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP are among the forty-two life science-related organizations featured in the campaign. The effort also features research institutes, non-profit organizations and universities within the area.

"BIOCOM is excited to work again with BioSpace on the Biotech Beach Map," said Cory Dunn, director of marketing and membership for BIOCOM. "It is fantastic to see this visual representation of the strength and proximity of San Diego's life science community."

The campaign features the iconic Biotech Beach Map, created by BioSpace's professional artist, which displays the corporate logos and facilities of participating organizations. The map is further enhanced through the integration of many functional components, including a Biotech Beach Hotbed Homepage, on BioSpace's industry leading Website, Copies of the Biotech Beach Map are available through BioSpace.

"We have enjoyed working closely with BIOCOM on another successful Biotech Beach campaign," said Brian Vacanti, Division Manager of BioSpace. "San Diego's life science community continues to thrive and we anticipate many good things to come from our partnership in the years ahead."

About BioSpace

BioSpace is globally recognized as the leading provider of web-based resources and information to the life science industry. For over 20 years BioSpace has helped to accelerate communication and discovery among business and scientific leaders in the biopharmaceutical market. With a well-established site infrastructure and loyal online audience of over 1.5 million unique monthly visitors, offers an unparalleled distribution channel for recruitment, investment, product, event and other life science industry messages.


BIOCOM is a premiere life science industry association representing more than 450 member companies in San Diego and Southern California. The association focuses on initiatives that positively influence the growth of the life science industry, including capital formation, public policy, workforce development, and scientific discovery and development.

As a BIOCOM member, we work to attract investment dollars to your company, to save you money when buying commodity products, to build your professional network, to ensure you have qualified employees to hire, and to provide the life science industry with favorable government policies at the local, state and federal levels.

BioSpace, a Career Innovations company, is headquartered in Naples, FL.


Shelly Stauber
Marketing Manager