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BOSTON SITE VISIT (SUMMER 2017)

AbbVie

AbbVie combines advanced science, expertise and passion to solve serious health issues and have a remarkable impact on people’s lives. With 29,000+ employees and medicines in over 170 countries, AbbVie is uniting the best of pharma and the boldness of biotech, to innovate end-to-end approaches that make a real difference in people’s lives. AbbVie specializes in biopharmaceutics, biotechnology, innovation, research and development, manufacturing, and biotherapeutics. 

Amgen

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing, and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. 

Ginkgo BioWorks

Ginkgo BioWorks engineers new organisms to solve challenges across a range of industries from fuels to pharmaceutical production. Their biological engineers make use of an in-house pipeline of synthetic biology technologies to design, build, and test new organisms. Ginkgo BioWorks specializes in cultured ingredients and biological engineering.

Novartis

Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide. Their mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives and their vision is to be a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine. Their global portfolio of innovative patented medicines includes more than 50 key marketed products, many of which are among the leaders in their therapeutic areas.

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SAN FRANCISCO SITE VISIT (SPRING 2017)

Allure Labs

Allure Labs is a cosmetic research and development company which formulates an extensive selection of beauty products for more than 700 clients worldwide. They formulate certified organic products, FDA registered and both over-the-counter (OTC) and non-OTC skincare products. Their clients range from specialty boutique businesses to large-scale retailers and wholesalers. 

Genentech

Considered the founder of the industry, Genentech, now a member of the Roche Group, has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for over 40 years. Genentech is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world’s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. They strive to transform and simplify care for people with life-threatening illnesses around the world. Gilead’s portfolio of products and pipeline of investigational drugs includes treatments for HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer, inflammatory and respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular conditions.

TerraVia

TerraVia is a plant-based food, nutrition and specialty ingredients company that harnesses the power of algae, the mother of all plants and earth’s original superfood. With a portfolio of breakthrough ingredients and manufacturing, TerraVia is well positioned to help meet the growing need of consumer packaged goods and established and emerging food manufacturers to improve the nutritional profile of foods without sacrificing taste, and to develop select consumer brands. Their mission is to create products that are truly better for people and better for the planet.