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August 7, 2020
COVID-19 Legislation COVID-19 Updates Policy News
House Bill Introduced to Provide COVID-19 Economic Relief to Startups

Bipartisan legislation to help entrepreneurs and startups navigate the economic perils of COVID-19, has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, the IGNITE American Innovation Act (H.R. 7917), introduced by Reps. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN), will allow many small companies that have not benefited from CARES Act relief to […]

August 6, 2020
Events
BIO Investor Forum Digital

BioUtah members are eligible for an exclusive discounted rate on our premiere BIO Investor Forum Digital registration package! HOW IT WORKS: Anyone can fill out the form to request a 20% discount. They will receive a discount code via email upon  completing the form. BIO will honor this code and rate up until showtime. Codes […]

August 3, 2020
Events
BIO Investor Forum Digital

Company Presentations are an integral programming element at BIO Investor Forum Digital that allow companies to discuss their pipeline, R&D activities, and future fundraising goals to this exclusive audience of investors and collaboration partners. Learn more and apply to present here.

August 3, 2020
Events Policy News
RAPS Convergence 2020 — live online!

Convergence is the largest annual gathering of regulatory professionals, regulators, scientists, and innovators from around the world and the only US event that is exclusively dedicated to the regulatory profession. And this year, the community will converge online with two virtual registration options that will allow attendees to experience Convergence live online from the safety […]

August 3, 2020
Events
Global Value-Based Healthcare

Take a quick lunch break to hear from Mike Leavitt (former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and former Utah Governor) as he takes 20 minutes to discuss “Public Health: The Invisible Ingredient in Value-Based Care” in this free webinar. Learn more and register here.

August 3, 2020
Events
Fulfillment Friday by NOW CFO

This months Fulfillment Friday by NOW CFO features Michelle Lockhart. Michelle will presenting Healthy Hacks for Busy People. “As individuals, we each interpret success differently. But, no matter who you are, what your goal is and how you define success, one thing holds true: a healthy body and mind is essential if you want to […]

July 31, 2020
BioUtah News COVID-19 Updates Federal News
At White House Roundtable, CSL Behring CEO Paul Perreault Urges Plasma Donations to Fight COVID-19

At a July 30 White House Roundtable, plasma industry leader and CSL Behring (CSL) CEO Paul Perreault, urged people who have recovered from COVID-19 to consider donating plasma to help develop a potential treatment for people with serious complications from COVID-19. Representing the plasma industry, Perreault pointed to the unprecedented CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance – an […]

July 31, 2020
COVID-19 Legislation COVID-19 Updates Federal News Policy News
Senate Republicans Release HEALS Act – COVID-19 Stimulus Package

Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the Republican version of a fourth COVID-19 package (or as some say, a second round of a CARES Act stimulus bill). The bill, titled the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act is actually a collection of bills. Highlights include another round of $1200 […]

July 31, 2020
Federal News Policy News
President Trump Signs Drug Pricing Executive Orders, Touts “Most Favored Nation” Pricing

Last Friday, President Trump signed four executive orders aimed at lowering drug prices, including an order that would set up a “most favored nation” (MFN) pricing model for Medicare Part B drugs, effectively imposing foreign price controls on critical medicines for seniors. The goal, Trump said, is to “end global freeloading on the backs of […]

July 24, 2020
BioUtah News Life Sciences Industry News
Utah Kidney Diagnostics Company Renalytix AI Announces IPO

Exciting news comes our way this week with the announcement by BioUtah member, Renalytix AI (Renalytix), that the company is going public with a global offering of an aggregate of 11,000,000 new ordinary shares – U.S. IPO priced at $13.50 per ordinary share, and a concurrent private placement in Europe and other countries outside of […]

July 24, 2020
COVID-19 Updates Federal News
Pfizer and BionTech Announce Agreement with U.S. Government for Up to 600 million doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

On July 22, Pfizer and BioNTech announced the execution of an agreement with the HHS and DOD to meet the U.S. government’s Operation Warp Speed program goal to begin delivering 300 million doses of a vaccine for COVID-19 in 2021. Under the agreement, the U.S. government will receive 100 million doses of BNT162, the COVID-19 […]

July 24, 2020
BioUtah News COVID-19 Updates State News
Utah COVID-19 Relief Programs Go Live

Last week, BioUtah News and Events, reported that a number of new grant programs established by the Utah State Legislature would be soon open for applications through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED).  This week, detailed information on three of the programs, ComRent, Safe In Utah, and Shop In Utah have come online. In […]