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7 posts from September 2012

09/10/2012

Biotech Innovation: Mayor Announces New Incubator in Mission Bay

Biotech Innovation: Mayor Announces New Incubator in Mission BayMayor Edwin M. Lee announced the opening of the Bayer HealthCare CoLaborator, an innovative shared lab for start-up life science companies in Mission Bay.

"I am thrilled to announce the opening of the CoLaborator that has already attracted two new life science companies to San Francisco, the Innovation Capital of the World," said Mayor Ed Lee. "The CoLaborator will encourage the growth of innovative research companies and support startups that will be developing groundbreaking medical treatments, Mission Bay continues to grow as a hub of innovation, and Bayer's leadership has strengthened this critical growth." Read more.

09/07/2012

Sunday Streets: Returns with the Third Annual Western Addition

Sunday Streets: Returns with the Third Annual Western AdditionThis coming Sunday, September 9, Sunday Streets returns with the third annual Western Addition, North Panhandle, Alamo Square Sunday Streets. For the second year, Sunday Streets coincides with the final day of International Artists Week, a weeklong celebration of local artists in the Fillmore neighborhood. Other activities include Sunday Streets favorites such as the Black Rock Roller Disco (fresh from Burning Man), live music, free bike tune-ups and rentals, dance lessons and live music along the 2-mile route.

"Sunday Streets showcases our City's commitment to sustainability and innovation, and has also proven a cost-effective way to improve the health of San Franciscans," said Mayor Ed Lee. "We are committed to ensuring the program's continued growth and success in 2012 and beyond." Read more.