A robust venture-capital market combined with a sluggish IPO environment will ensure that the pecking order among the nation’s biotech clusters won’t change, venture capitalists and other VC market watchers concluded in separate interviews last week.
 
“I think it’s going to continue to make [the existing leading geographic] markets the key markets” for biotech activity, said Tracy Lefteroff, global managing partner for life science industry services with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
 

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The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.

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