BayBio: Despite Economic Challenges, Calif. Must Make Bold Bets to Grow Life-Sci Sector | GenomeWeb

California, facing its toughest economic outlook since the Great Depression, must spend more to develop and launch programs to train professionals needed to fill jobs in two fast-growing life-sciences specialties, state-certified lab scientists and medical lab technicians.

The state, which is also facing a daunting budget deficit for the current and coming fiscal years, must also create new economic incentives to continue growing its US-leading life-sci cluster, an industry group has recommended.

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