BioSpace Launches the 2009-2010 BioMidwest Hotbed Campaign

Published: Jul 31, 2009

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Hotbed Map showcases BioMidwest

ENGLEWOOD, CO (July 31, 2009) – BioSpace, the leading resource for life science careers and information, unveiled the sixth edition of the BioMidwest™ Hotbed Campaign this morning.

This regional campaign is a promotional effort highlighting biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries across Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. It features printed and electronic maps as well as online profiles that showcase companies across the life sciences. The 2009-2010 BioMidwest Hotbed map is available here. The map displays the location, logos and building images of participating businesses and is distributed to industry professionals at regional and international events throughout the year.

BioMidwest sponsors for this year’s campaign include the Bio Nebraska Life Sciences Association, BioOhio, Forward Wisconsin, Indiana Health Industry Forum, LifeScience Alley, Michigan Biosciences Organization and Midwest Research University Network. Additional campaign organizations include MPI Research, Millipore Corporation, Baxter International, Inc., Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Abbott Laboratories and numerous other life science companies.

Detailed online profiles of all participating businesses include contact information, career opportunities, financial updates and company history. Further campaign specifics are listed on the BioMidwest homepage, which features daily biopharmaceutical news and information from the region.

“BioSpace is proud to promote central bioscience clusters through the BioMidwest Hotbed Campaign,” said Eric Straus, Executive Vice President of onTargetjobs, the parent company of BioSpace. “The region's life-science industry continues to thrive. We are pleased to support its branding and provide dynamic online resources to Midwest communities.”

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BioSpace is the leading online community for bioscience careers, news and other resources. For more than two decades, BioSpace has helped accelerate recruitment, communication and discovery among business and scientific leaders in the biopharmaceutical market. This online community offers unparalleled resources for targeted recruitment, product advancement, investment, event coordination and other opportunities within the life sciences. BioSpace also hosts more than 25 biopharmaceutical career events every year.

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Heather Sharp
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