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Moderna Therapeutics Expands In New HQ And Lab In Cambridge, MA

From Left to Right: Tim Toomey, Massachusetts State Representative, Cambridge; Noubar Afeyan, Co-founder and Chairman, Moderna; Managing Partner & CEO, Flagship Ventures; Stephane Bancel, President and Founding CEO, Moderna; Angus McQuilken, Vice President for Communications & Marketing, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. (PRNewsFoto/Moderna Therapeutics)

The new site will be the center of Moderna’s R&D and provide a significant increase in laboratory space.

BUSINESS REPORT: Virginia – HDL Expands Offices, Labs At VA BioTechnology Research Park

Gov. Bob McDonnell. (Photo:

The diagnostic leader will occupy nearly five football fields of space in its expanded research and office complex in the heart of downtown Richmond. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Top U.S. Markets For Life Sciences Trend To Smaller Cities In Face Of Patent Cliff

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Jones Lang LaSalle’s 2012 Life Sciences Cluster Report shows greater Boston, San Diego, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham rising in importance as industry hubs.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013


Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

BUSINESS REPORT: Kansas – Agricultural Biotechnology Research Is Growing In Kansas

This facility in Overland Park, KS will remain the home to the primary administrative offices for Staples Promotional Products.

As biotech continues to expand in the Sunflower State, consumer giants Staples, Starwood and a revived Hostess Bakery also call Kansas home. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Americure Rx Establishes Operations In Lehigh Valley, PA


The company received a funding offer from the Department of Community and Economic Development including Job Creation Tax Credits and a Guaranteed Free Training grant which will be used to provide training for their new employees.

BUSINESS REPORT: Tennessee — Alcoa Expands Auto Sheet Operation In Blount County

(Foreground, from left) DOE Assistant Secretary David Danielson joined Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, Council on Competitiveness CEO Deborah Wince-Smith and Gov. Bill Haslam for the dedication of DOE’s Carbon Fiber Technology Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (Photo:

The industry giant is gearing up to meet the demand as the amount of aluminum in cars is expected to increase fourfold by 2015, tenfold by 2025.

Germ of an Idea


The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation’s former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.