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Abcam

Abcam

As an innovator in reagents and tools, Abcam’s purpose is to serve life science researchers globally to achieve their mission, faster. Providing the research and clinical communities with tools and scientific support, the Company offers highly validated biological binders and assays to address important targets in critical biological pathways. Already a pioneer in data sharing and ecommerce in the life sciences, Abcam’s ambition is to be the most influential company in life sciences by helping advance global understanding of biology and causes of disease, which, in turn, will drive new treatments and improved health. To find out more visit www.abcam.com

Address: One Kendall Square, Bldg 200, Cambridge, MA 02140 Directions

Website: http://www.abcam.com

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Alnylam

Alnylam

Alnylam is leading the translation of RNAi as a new class of innovative medicines, with a core focus on RNAi therapeutics toward genetically defined targets for the treatment of serious, life-threatening diseases with limited treatment options for patients and their caregivers.

Address: 300 Third Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.alnylam.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI)

ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI)

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) and its scientists actively discover and develop treatments for ALS. It is the world’s first and largest nonprofit biotech focused 100% on ALS research. Led by people with ALS and drug development experts, ALS TDI understands the urgent need to slow and stop this disease.

Based in Cambridge, MA, ALS TDI has over 30 full-time, industry trained, drug discovery experts on staff. This interdisciplinary team of scientists works 24/7 in ALS TDI’s state-of-the-art laboratory and partners with pharmaceutical and biotech companies around the world.

Address: 300 Technology Square, Suite 400, Cambridge, MA 02139 Directions

Website: http://www.als.net

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Amgen

Amgen

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Address: 360 Binney St, Cambridge, MA 02141 Directions

Website: http://www.amgen.com

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Bayer Innovation

Bayer Innovation

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Our products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At the same time, we aim to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power.

Our products help address some of today’s biggest challenges, including global population growth, an aging society and the need to make efficient – and, wherever possible, sustainable – use of natural resources.

In line with our mission “Bayer: Science For A Better Life,” we aim to improve people’s quality of life by preventing, alleviating or curing diseases. We also help provide an adequate supply of high-quality food, feed and renewable plant-based raw materials. For these endeavors, we focus on developing and successfully commercializing innovative products and solutions based on scientific knowledge.

Address: 610 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139 Directions

Website: https://innovate.bayer.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Biogen

At Biogen, our mission is clear: we are pioneers in neuroscience. Biogen discovers, develops, and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases as well as related therapeutic adjacencies. One of the world’s first global biotechnology companies, Biogen was founded in 1978 by Charles Weissmann, Heinz Schaller, Kenneth Murray, and Nobel Prize winners Walter Gilbert and Phillip Sharp. Today Biogen has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis, has introduced the first approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics, and is focused on advancing research programs in multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, ophthalmology, immunology, neurocognitive disorders, acute neurology, and pain.

Address: 225 Binney Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.biogen.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

bluebird bio

bluebird bio

At bluebird bio, we’re pioneering the uniquely promising world of gene therapy with a deep sense of purpose – to ensure lives are lived fully.

To do it, we’re developing one-time gene therapies for severe genetic disease and cancer, while working to radically improve healthcare systems so gene therapy becomes truly accessible. We want to recode science, systems and the status quo – for life.

We pride ourselves on having a unique culture that drives our success. A diverse flock of individual birds, we share common DNA that helps us build meaningful relationships with industry, patient & advocacy groups and our customers. We fly as one and invite others to join us.

We’re headquartered in Cambridge, MA with additional nests in Seattle, WA, Durham, NC, and Zug, Switzerland.

Address: 60 Binney St, Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions

Website: https://www.bluebirdbio.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard was founded to transform medicine with genomic knowledge. Its mission is to catalogue all of biology at the molecular level, uncover the specific alterations that lead to human disease, and discover new and effective ways to modulate those alterations. To accomplish these ambitious goals, the Broad brings together scientific teams from across traditional institutional and disciplinary boundaries and empowers them with unprecedented technological and scientific resources.

Address: 7 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.broadinstitute.org

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Cadent Therapeutics

Cadent Therapeutics

Cadent Therapeutics is a precision neuroscience company developing novel medicines that tune and modulate brain rhythms to restore cognitive and motor function in patients with serious neurological disease. The company leverages its unique precision neuroscience approach combining target specificity, patient selection, drug design and optimization, and novel quantitative endpoints to create first-in-class molecules to treat movement and cognitive disorders.

Currently in early clinical development, Cadent is rapidly advancing its pipeline of therapies to treat spinocerebellar ataxia, essential tremor and schizophrenia. Investors include Atlas Venture, Clal Biotechnology Industries, Slater Technology Fund. Cowen, Qiming Venture Partners, Access Industries, and Novartis.

Address: 60 Hamilton St, Cambridge, MA 02139 Directions

Website: http://www.cadenttx.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Casebia Therapeutics

Casebia Therapeutics

Bayer and CRISPR Therapeutics have entered into an agreement to create Casebia to discover, develop and commercialize new breakthrough therapeutics to cure blood disorders, blindness, and congenital heart disease. CRISPR Therapeutics will contribute its proprietary CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology and intellectual property, while Bayer will make available its protein engineering expertise and relevant disease know-how. It is the first long-term strategic partnership of its kind to make a substantial investment in the development of target delivery systems in an effort to bring systemic in vivo CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology applications to patients.

Address: 610 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139 Directions

Website: https://casebia.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Danaher

Danaher

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. A global network of more than 20 operating companies, we drive meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic industries through our operating companies in five strategic platforms: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Dental, Water Quality and Product Identification. The engine at the heart of our success is the Danaher Business System (DBS), a set of tools that enables continuous improvement around lean, growth and leadership. Through the ingenuity of our people, the power of DBS and the impact of our meaningful technologies, we help realize life’s potential in ourselves and for those we serve.

Address: 245 Main Street, 12th Floor Boston, MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.danaher.com

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Draper

Draper

Draper Laboratory is an independent, not-for-profit, applied research and development laboratory committed to solving important problems for government and commercial sponsors. Our engineers, scientists, and support personnel represent a variety of disciplines and are contributing to the development of new technologies and systems for security, space, energy and healthcare.

Address: 555 Technology Square, MS75, Cambridge, MA 02139 Directions

Website: http://www.draper.com

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Editas Medicine

Editas Medicine

What if you could repair broken genes? That is the question we ask ourselves every day at Editas Medicine. We’re a leading genome editing company focused on translating the power and promise of our proprietary genome editing systems into medicines to help transform the lives of people with genetically-defined diseases. Our goal is to discover, develop, manufacture, and commercialize transformative medicines for a range of serious diseases, including eye diseases, blood diseases, and cancer.

Address: 11 Hurley St, Cambridge, MA 02141 Directions

Website: https://editasmedicine.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Eli Lilly and Company

Eli Lilly and Company

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit us at www.lilly.com and http://newsroom.lilly.com/socialchannels.

Address: 450 Kendall St., 3rd floor, Cambridge, MA, 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.lilly.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Ipsen Bioscience, Inc.

Ipsen Bioscience, Inc.

Ipsen is a global specialty-driven pharmaceutical company with total sales exceeding €1.2 billion in 2013. Ipsen’s ambition is to become a leader in specialty healthcare solutions for targeted debilitating diseases. Its development strategy is supported by 3 franchises: neurology, endocrinology and uro-oncology.

Ipsen’s R&D is focused on its innovative and differentiated technological platforms, peptides and toxins. In 2013, R&D expenditure totaled close to €260 million, representing more than 21% of Group sales. Ipsen also has a significant presence in primary care. The Group has close to 4,600 employees worldwide.

Address: 650 East Kendall Street Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.ipsenus.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Janitronics Building Services

Janitronics Building Services

Janitronics Building Services has been in the building services industry since 1977.  We maintain tens of millions of square feet for some of the country’s most prestigious property management, real estate development, multifamily, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and life science companies. We work with companies at all stages of their development from startup to manufacturing and every stage in between. We provide specialty cleaning for Life Science companies include cleanrooms, GMP Manufacturing and all regular lab environments. With a significant footprint in the Cambridge market and Kendall Square in particular, we are happy to be a part of this vibrant neighborhood.

Address: 29 Sawyer Road, Waltham, MA 02453 Directions

Website: http://www.janitronics.com

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences, Consulting / Professional Services, Real Estate

Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Innovation focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and Johnson & Johnson’s global healthcare businesses. Our Innovation Centers are located in Kendall Square, California, London and Shanghai.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies with one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical devices and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson. Under the Johnson & Johnson Innovation umbrella of businesses, we connect with innovators through our regional Innovation Centers, JLABS, JLINX, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. and our Business Development teams to create customized deals and novel collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet needs for patients.

For more information please visit: www.jnjinnovation.com.

Address: 255 Main St., Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://jnjinnovation.com

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

LabCentral

LabCentral

LabCentral supports creation of innovative startup biotechnology companies by providing a world-class environment for entrepreneurs, and a fully functional life sciences laboratory within the Kendall Square innovation hub.

Address: 700 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 Directions

Website: http://labcentral.org

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Life Science Cares

Life Science Cares

Life Science Cares is a collective effort of the Life Science industry to eliminate the impact of poverty on our neighbors in the greater Boston area. Through uniting the human and financial resources of Life Science companies and industry leaders, we support service organizations that do the best work in fighting poverty in our community.

Address: P.O. Box 425486 Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://lifesciencecares.org/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Mass Innovation Labs

Mass Innovation Labs

Mass Innovation Labs provides research scientists with a flexible, on-demand laboratory workspace solution that accelerates scientific discovery and commercialization.

Our unique environment of 124,000 sf of modular laboratory and office space supports the rapid launch and growth of cutting edge biology and chemistry research initiatives.

Located in the heart of Cambridge’s Kendall Square, our scalable lab solutions include fully-managed animal facilities and 24/7 operational support.

Our goal is to minimize any hurdles your research team faces on its way to reaching milestones. Mass Innovation Labs provides a collaborative ecosystem that allows you to focus on scientific discovery and therapeutic commercialization.

Address: 675 W. Kendall Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.massinnovationlabs.com

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Momenta is a leader in the analysis, characterization, and design of complex pharmaceutical products. Our scientific foundation is a set of tools and methods that enable one to develop a deep understanding of the links between a compound’s chemical structure, its manufacturing process and its biological function. These innovative tools enable us to develop complex generics and biosimilars as well as facilitate the discovery of novel medicines. We believe that by applying our innovative technology to our discovery and development programs, we have the potential to create a robust pipeline of innovative generic and novel medicines.

Address: 675 West Kendall Street, Cambridge MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.momentapharma.com/

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Monsanto Company, Cambridge Site

Monsanto Company, Cambridge Site

Monsanto is a sustainable agriculture company. We deliver agricultural products that support farmers all around the world. The Cambridge Site specializes in protein engineering and optimization research to support the development of plant biotechnology traits that deliver value to our farmer customers.

Address: 245 First Street, Suite 200, Cambridge, MA 02142 Directions

Website: http://www.monsanto.com/whoweare/pages/default.aspx

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Novartis provides healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Focused solely on healthcare, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals, preventive vaccines, diagnostic tools and consumer health products. Novartis is the only company with leading positions in these areas.

Cambridge is home to the company’s global headquarters for Research, the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR), Vaccines and Diagnostics Division, Molecular Diagnostics Unit, Biologics Unit and the U.S. office of the Novartis Venture Fund.

Address: 250 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 Directions

Website: http://www.novartis.com

Tags: Biotech / Life Sciences

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