A highly qualified workforce. Research and manufacturing infrastructure. Nearby academic institutions. Financial incentives. And, most of all, an astounding way of life. The North Bay is the affordable alternative to other Bay Area locations.
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Raptor Pharmaceutical Adds Quinsair to Rare Disease Portfolio

Novato-based Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp has acquired exclusive global rights to Quinsair, a proprietary, inhaled treatment for chronic pulmonary infections in adults with cystic fibrosis, in a deal with Triplex Pharmaceuticals. Notes Raptor President and CEO Julie Ann Smith, “”The Quinsair acquisition is transformational for Raptor and delivers on our strategic focus to develop and commercialize […]

Degree Holders

The percentage of Marin County residents holding a bachelor's degree or higher

Office Costs

Office space costs 38% less than in San Francisco

Latest stats show North Bay is more affordable

Home Costs

Median home prices cost 38% less than in San Francisco

Life Science Salaries

Salaries in the North Bay are up to 44% less expensive than San Francisco

CLSA Highlights the Value of Biomed Innovation

The California Life Sciences Association recently released an infographic highlighting the low cost and high ROI associated with innovative biomedical research. Drawing from sources including the National Bureau of Economic Research, the infographic emphasizes the fact that access to newer drugs can significantly reduce overall healthcare spending, including a reduction in hospitalization rates. To see […]