SoCalBio Workforce Development Activities

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SoCal Bio’s Workforce Development Mission is “to help build a sustainable and growing workforce by strengthening linkages between the life science industries and academic & training institutions in the region composed of Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Riverside, San Bernardino counties”.

Some of the ways we accomplish this mission are by:

  • assisting local firms in accessing potential partners and useful support and services
  • promoting linkages with local universities, research institutions and other educational institutions for workforce training and technology transfer purposes
  • providing forums for networking and education to help local firms navigate the complex business environment in the Greater LA region.

Current initiatives include:

Events & Conferences:

  • SoCalBio Workforce Summit


  • Keck Graduate Institute
  • USC Masters for Regulatory Sciences


  • LA City WIB
  • LA County WIB
  • California EDD
  • California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)