Recognized for Safety

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San Diego’s Alvarado Hospital and National City’s Paradise Valley Hospital have both been recognized with an “A” hospital safety grade for spring 2021 from the Leapfrog Group.

Execs Launch Diversity-Focused Nonprofit

BIOTECH: Organization Seeks Community Partnerships

San Diego Squared (SD2), a nonprofit focused on increasing the number of minorities in the life science and technology industries, is seeking to partner with local organizations to expand its reach in San Diego.

First of Its Kind Facility

HEALTHCARE: $44M Health Institute Opens

North County’s healthcare options expanded with the April opening of a $44 million rehabilitation center on the 56-acre campus of Palomar Medical Center Escondido.

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Seqster Raises Funds, Grows Team

Co. Received $12 Million Series A to Support Growth

San Diego-based Seqster, the leader in patient-centric healthcare data technology, has raised $12 million Series A from healthcare investors to support its growth.

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Cos. Raise $2.4 Billion

FINANCE: Life Science Leads Q1 Investment

San Diego venture capital investments got off to a strong start this year reaching its second highest quarter of funding raised on record.

Life Sciences Sector Will Be Key to Rebuilding Downtown

TOURISM: Bio Events to Increase Overnight and Day Visits

Tourism and technology are not mutually exclusive. In many ways they lean on each other, support one another.

ImmunoScape Raises $14 Million

Co. Will Move Into New Lab, Deepen Relationships

ImmunoScape, a biotech company which specializes in cancer treatment, has raised $14 million fundraising round.

Kearny Mesa Office Building Sold

Surgery center planned

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World Trade Center Releases Recovery Strategy

TRADE: ‘Go Global 2025’ Focuses on Increasing Global Trade and Investment

World Trade Center San Diego, the organization dedicated to growing international trade and investment opportunities for San Diego, has released a strategic plan that focuses on global engagement as an engine toward economic recovery and resilience in the region.

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Sustainable Chemical Co. Continues to Grow Product Line

BIOTECH: Co. Has 500 Patents, Sells Licenses to Major Manufacturers

San Diego-based Genomatica, an industry-leading biotech firm for the chemical industry, continues to grow its team and product line after 20 years in the business.

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Nucleix Raises $55M for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

BIOTECH: Co. Grows and Invests in Developing Lung EpiCheck

Nucleix, a liquid biopsy company that is innovating cancer treatment with earlier disease detection, secured $55 million to finance the development of its lead product, Lung EpiCheck.

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Co. Leasing Space to Life Science Firms

Azzur Renovates 30,000 Square Feet in Vista for Clean Rooms

An East Coast firm that provides various services to life science companies is taking most of a Vista industrial building with plans to expand. Azzur Group has renovated about 30,000 square feet of a 48,000 square-foot building as so-called clean rooms for life-science research.

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Scripps Building $644M New Hospital Tower

HEALTHCARE: Addition to La Jolla Campus Reflects Future

Scripps Health has started construction of a $664 million hospital tower on its Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla campus on Genesee Ave.

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UCSD Produces 760 Startups

EDUCATION: Sees 500 Inventions in 2020

Research, innovation and entrepreneurship remains strong at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), which continues to produce new startups at a high rate.

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Anzu Partners Grows Fund and Leadership

FINANCE: Co. Raised $190M to Expand its Geographic Footprint, Adds Partner

Anzu Partners, San Diego’s fourth largest venture capital firm, has added a partner from the international investment banking sector.

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