BioSpace Inc. Unveils 2006 BioCapital™ Hotbed Campaign

FT WORTH, TX, May 25, 2006 - BioSpace, Inc., the leading online information source for the life science, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics industries, unveiled this morning the sixth edition of the BioCapital™ Hotbed Campaign promoting the life science communities of Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington DC.

2006 BioCapital Hotbed Map

2006 BioCapital Hotbed Homepage

Sponsored by MdBio, Virginia Biotechnology Association (VaBIO), and Northern Virginia Technology Council, BioCapital is a unique branding and awareness campaign highlighting the organizations that constitute the dynamic bio-pharmaceutical industries of Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and Washington DC.

Bioscience companies MedImmune, Baxter BioScience, and EntreMed, service providers Accelovance, SAIC-Frederick, Inc and Chesapeake Biological Laboratories, are among the life science-related organizations featured in the campaign. The effort also features research institutes, non-profit organizations and universities within the area.

The campaign features the iconic BioCapital 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 BioCapital Hotbed Homepage on BioSpace’s industry leading Website, Copies of the BioCapital Map are available through BioSpace.

“Over ten years and six editions of the BioCapital Hotbed Campaign, we have seen incredible growth and maturation of the industry in the Mid-Atlantic,” said Brian Vacanti, Vice President of Marketing for BioSpace. “With the continued efforts and vision of regional life science champions like Bob Eaton and Mark Herzog, BioSpace is looking forward to what the next decade has to offer.”

About BioSpace, Inc.

BioSpace, Inc. is globally recognized as the leading provider of web-based resources and information to the life science, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics industries. 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. BioSpace, Inc. is headquartered in Ft. Worth, TX.

Shelly Cariot
Marketing Manager

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