Fitzsimons Debuts White Paper on Choosing an Innovation Community, Focus on Talent
By: Colorado BioScience Association Date: 09/18/2023
Fitzsimons Innovation Community presents a new white paper, entitled Choosing an Innovation Community, from a group of thought leaders in the Colorado bioscience and economic development communities.
An in-depth look at finding your organization’s first, next, or forever home.
Fitzsimons Innovation Community presents a new white paper, entitled Choosing an Innovation Community, from a group of thought leaders in the Colorado bioscience and economic development communities. This extensive report looks at the factors that go into choosing the right innovation community for life sciences companies of all sizes. Whether you’re looking to start or grow a company, this white paper helps you navigate the process with a focus on what means the most to you and your organization.
A life sciences innovation community thrives when it’s part of a dynamic, growing ecosystem with an abundance of smart, talented people. Elyse Blazevich, President and CEO, Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA), contributed to the white paper with key considerations related to talent availability. When CBSA evaluated Colorado’s workforce for its 2023 Peak Talent Report, the data reinforced Colorado’s strength in growing, retaining, and attracting specialized talent.
Read the full white paper here.
Meet the contributors.
Steve VanNurden, Associate Vice Chancellor, Biotechnology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, General Partner, CU Healthcare Innovation Fund, President & CEO, Fitzsimons Innovation Community
April Giles, Vice President, Business Development, Fitzsimons Innovation Community
Gali Baler, Ph.D., Managing Director, Strategy and Operations, CU Innovations and Director of Investments, CU Healthcare Innovation Fund, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Devin Carty, CEO, Martin Ventures
Jonathan Woodward, Director of Development, Aurora Economic Development Council
Elyse Blazevich, President & CEO, Colorado BioScience Association
Mike Landes, Senior Manager, Business Development, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
Fitzsimons Innovation Community at a glance.
In tandem with the Choosing an Innovation Community white paper, Fitzsimons Innovation Community created this visualization of how Fitzsimons Innovation Community measures up. This quick-reference graphic shows the stats that make the Community one of the top innovation hubs in the country.