BioSpace Spotlights Northern California's Life Science Community

Published: Aug 31, 2011

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Biotech BayPrint and online campaign highlights the area’s leading companies

DENVER (September 1, 2011) – Today BioSpace, the leading life sciences employment and news website, launched the 2011-2012 Biotech Bay™ Hotbed Campaign, marking the campaign’s 16th edition.

The campaign highlights leading organizations across Northern California. Each company’s brand is added to an electronic and printed map that is promoted online as well as at industry events and career fairs.

“In 1989 BioSpace celebrated Northern California as the first major biotechnology cluster with the release of the Biotech Bay Hotbed map. Today the program features campaigns in nine Hotbed regions,” said Mike Tansey, chief executive officer at onTargetjobs, the parent company of BioSpace. “We’re proud to continue to showcase Northern California’s thriving life science region and connect thousands of specialized professionals through the program’s promotions and resources.”

See the inaugural Biotech Bay map on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington D.C.

The 2011-2012 campaign sponsors include Roche Molecular Systems, Pfizer, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Bayer Healthcare, MedImmune, Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, Gilead Sciences and Astex Pharmaceuticals; participant companies include Dynavax Technologies Corporation, Intermune, Celera, Nektar Therapeutics, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Jennerex and more.

About is the leading, online resource for industry careers, news and resources. For 25 years, BioSpace has helped accelerate recruitment, communication and discovery among business and scientific leaders within the life sciences.

An onTargetjobs, Inc., company, BioSpace powers, an information and recruitment resource for the medical device and diagnostics industries, as well as, a similar resource for clinical research markets.

Press Contact:
Valerie Quintanilla
Marketing Communications Senior Manager
onTargetjobs, Inc.
Phone: (303) 562-0144

To discuss BioSpace branding/marketing services, online recruitment tools, industry career fairs or to add your company to the Biotech Bay community, please contact:

Sahar Azarabadi
Phone: (415) 775-1141

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