The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors authorized a contract between the County’s Community Development Commission (CDC) and the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) to craft a biotech strategy for the County.
In “A Roadmap for Expanding LA County’s Bioscience Industry” published on County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas’ site, CDC Executive Director Sean Rogan said he looked forward to working with LAEDC and consultants BioCom, BioAccel and Regional Technology Strategies on an implementation plan.
“We have an opportunity to do for bioscience in Los Angeles County what the tech industry did for Silicon Valley,” he testified before the Board. “We are looking at growing the bioscience industry cluster with thousands of high-value and high-wage jobs for every level of job seeker, from skilled machinist and technician, to research scientist and engineer.”
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