Mayor Announces Nektar Therapeutics to Move and Create Jobs in SF
10/07/09 - Today, Mayor Gavin Newsom announced that Nektar Therapeutics has selected Mission Bay to establish a state-of-the-art R&D center and corporate headquarters.
"This is an extraordinary milestone for Mission Bay. With this move, Nektar will bring 150 biotech jobs to San Francisco and further establish Mission Bay as the premier biotech cluster in the nation, and arguably the world," said Mayor Newsom. "Nektar’s decision to relocate to San Francisco is proof that even in these challenging economic times, San Francisco continues to attract companies that are leaders in the biotech industry. I am proud to welcome Nektar Therapeutics to San Francisco." Read more.