BioSpace Releases Its 3rd Edition Of Bio NC™

Published: Jan 27, 2005

NAPLES, FL, January 27, 2005 - BioSpace, the leading online information source for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, unveiled this morning the 3rd edition of the Bio NC Hotbed Campaign for the North Carolina life science community.

2005 Bio NC Hotbed Map

2005 Bio NC Hotbed Homepage

BioSpace, along with its major supporters, Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), North Carolina Bioscience Organization, North Carolina Biotechnology Center, and North Carolina Department of Commerce, is proud to develop the 2005 Bio NC Hotbed Campaign. The 3rd edition of the campaign showcases life science companies including BD Technologies, Cardinal Health and Wyeth. Other companies participating in the campaign include technology service providers, Constella Group and Fulcrum Pharma Developments PLC. The Bio NC Hotbed map also highlights research institutes, non-profit organizations and universities within North Carolina.

"North Carolina enjoys a strong pipeline of high-impact, high-growth life science companies and organizations," said Monica Doss, president of the RTP-based non-profit Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED). "The BioSpace Hotbed map campaign showcases the rich pipeline and the potential of life sciences in our state."

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

"Bio NC has rapidly become one of BioSpace's most populated Hotbeds," said Brian Vacanti, Division Manager of BioSpace. "We are impressed with the growth of the life science sector and the sense of community that the state has exhibited since its Hotbed's inception in 2001."

The original 1985 Biotech Bay™ Map for the San Francisco Bay Area hangs on permanent display in the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.

About BioSpace

BioSpace is globally recognized as the leading provider of web-based resources and information to the life science industry. 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 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 promotes and adds online functionality to distinct regional clusters of bioscience industry through their world renowned Hotbed Campaigns. Current campaigns include Biotech Beach™ , Biotech Bay™ , BioPenn™ , Genetown™ and others. Additionally, BioSpace offers an online life science career center, live career events and a clinical trials database, CCIS™ .

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


Melissa Fodor
Marketing Manager

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