BioSpace, Biotechnology Council of New Jersey, Inc., New York Biotechnology Association and Long Island Life Sciences Initiative Launch International Marketing Campaign for Tri-State Bioscience Industry

View 2007-2008 Pharm Country Hotbed Map
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FORT WORTH, TX, June 29, 2007 - BioSpace, the leading online information source for life science careers and content and a subsidiary of onTargetjobs, the Biotechnology Council of New Jersey (BCNJ), the New York Biotechnology Association and the Long Island Life Sciences Initiative unveiled this morning the 6th edition of the Pharm Country™ Hotbed Campaign. The campaign features both promotional and functional components to work in conjunction with the economic and workforce development initiatives of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.

“The continuing emergence of New Jersey as a vital biotechnology cluster is confirmed by the more than 235 companies that have chosen to locate in New Jersey,” said Debbie Hart, President of BCNJ. “The messages and outreach generated by The 6th edition of the Pharm Country™ Hotbed Campaign will play an important role for BCNJ, reinforcing the news that ‘good things” continue to happen in New Jersey.”

“Pharm Country represents a key community of leading bioscience organizations in the Tri-State area that are continuously evolving. With the support of BNCJ, NYBA and LILSI, BioSpace is pleased to once again promote the thriving biopharmaceutical industry in this region,” said Wes Crews, CEO of BioSpace.

The iconic Pharm Country Hotbed Map,, creatively displays the campaign’s member organizations and is distributed internationally. The map is fully integrated with and is available for download on the Pharm Country Homepage,, which maintains critical daily biopharmaceutical industry news, careers and information from the region.

The effort includes bioscience and medical device companies engaged in R&D, service and supply providers to the community, and also research institutes, non-profit organizations and universities. Detailed online profiles of the participating organizations include contact information, career opportunities, financial updates and history, and can be found through the Pharm Country Homepage.

About BioSpace
BioSpace is globally recognized as the leading provider of career solutions and Web-based resources and information to the life science, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. For 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, offers an unparalleled distribution channel for recruitment, investment, product, event and other life science industry messages. BioSpace is a subsidiary of onTargetjobs and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.

About the Biotechnology Council of New Jersey
The mission of BCNJ is to formulate and advocate policy positions to elected officials and regulators, acquire and coordinate resources and provide services to members regarding issues critical to building successful biotechnology enterprises and enhance awareness and appreciation of New Jersey's biotechnology industry. For more information: www.

About the New York Biotechnology Association
The New York Biotechnology Association is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to the development and growth of New York State based biotechnology related industries and institutions, and to strengthening the competitiveness of New York State as a premier global location for biotechnology/biomedical research, education and industry. For more information:

About the Long Island Life Sciences Initiative
LILSI's mission is to attract, retain and develop life sciences companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, nutriceutical and cosmeceutical sectors on Long Island by providing business development, strategic networking, and educational opportunities to enhance corporate competitiveness, productivity, efficiency and profitability. For more information:

Brian Vacanti
Vice President, Marketing
Phone 817-717-1404

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