*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***
Massachusetts Biotechnology Council Plans
Special Announcement at Innovation and Entrepreneurship Celebration
at UMass Amherst
DATE: Monday, April 29, 2019
TIME: Starting at 11:30 a.m.
WHAT: MassBiotech Announces Plans in Western Massachusetts
WHO: Robert Coughlin, president and CEO of MassBio
Kumble Subbaswamy, UMass Amherst Chancellor
WHERE: Institute of Applied Life Sciences (IALS)
UMass Amherst, 240 Thatcher Road, Amherst, Mass.
A daylong celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Massachusetts will occur at the Institute of Applied Life Sciences from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day will kick off with a press conference at 11:30 a.m. that features the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council’s plans in Western Massachusetts. Tours of the IALS Core Facilities will follow.
Other highlights of the day include:
- Presentation of the Mahoney Life Sciences Prize at 1 p.m.
- Innovation and Entrepreneurship Showcase starting at 1:30 p.m.
- Posters and networking starting at 3 p.m.