California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) Announces Growth and Expansion in the Bay Area

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences sector, today announced the opening of an expanded office and events center in San Francisco, which is home to many of the top life sciences companies in the state.

CLSA invites current and prospective members to celebrate this expansion and network at a 3rd Anniversary and Open House on July 17th. Please RSVP here. The new facility, located at 701 Gateway Boulevard near Oyster Point in South San Francisco, will also feature a large event space to better meet CLSA’s expanded events programming in the coming months and years, and will be available for use by CLSA members. Check out the new office here.

“As CLSA celebrates the 3rd anniversary of our creation from the merger of BayBio and California Healthcare Institute (CHI) into a statewide trade association, we’re pleased to announce the expansion of our Bay Area operations with the unveiling of a new South San Francisco Office and Events Center,” said Sara Radcliffe, President & CEO, CLSA. “CLSA has nearly three decades of commitment and history of service to the Bay Area, and we’re proud to enhance our support for the life sciences sector by expanding our office and operations to better serve our growing membership base.”

According to the CLSA & PwC 2018 California Life Sciences Industry Report, the Bay Area generates most of California’s digital health and life sciences VC investment and has the highest life sciences employment rate in the state.

“The Bay Area’s life sciences companies produce many of the world’s most impactful new medicines and technologies, built on the region’s history of pioneering innovation, a supportive investment community and talented workforce,” said Radcliffe. “Our expansion fosters the success of the Bay Area’s ground-breaking life sciences companies by enabling us to provide more programs, public policy advocacy, strategic counsel, informational resources, networking opportunities, and other services. As the trade association representing the entire statewide ecosystem, we look forward to welcoming all life sciences professionals to our Open House on July 17.”

CLSA maintains fully staffed offices and growing membership operations in South San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. In the Bay Area, we are co-located with the California Life Sciences Institute (CLSI), whose mission is to maintain California’s leadership in life sciences innovation through support of entrepreneurship, education and career development.

CLSA brings together the collective strength of nearly 1,000 institutions and experience of the world’s most productive life sciences sector to advocate for public policies and business solutions that support innovation and help companies grow through membership benefits such as:

  • Group purchasing savings
  • Public policy and advocacy
  • High-level networking
  • Capital access
  • Best-practice sharing
  • Corporate visibility
  • Professional development programs

To learn more about becoming a member of CLSA, visit

  • Learn more about California’s life sciences industry
  • View CLSA’s Legislative Action Center
  • View upcoming CLSA events

About California Life Sciences Association (CLSA)

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) is the state’s largest and most influential life sciences advocacy and business leadership organization. With offices in Sacramento, San Diego, South San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington DC, CLSA works closely with industry, government, academia and others to shape public policy, improve access to innovative technologies and grow California’s life sciences economy. CLSA serves biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics companies, research universities and institutes, investors and service providers throughout the Golden State. CLSA was founded in 2015 when the Bay Area Bioscience Association (BayBio) and the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) merged. Visit CLSA at, and follow us on Twitter @CALifeSciences, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.



California Life Sciences Association (CLSA)
Will Zasadny | Director, Communications | 619-961-8848

Source: California Life Sciences Association

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