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The Last Word: Committee Chairman Bernard Poussot on BioLabs and Others Winning 2022 Prix Galien Awards

The Prix Galien USA Committee honored excellence and innovation in life sciences during the Prix Galien USA Forum and 16th annual Prix Galien Awards Gala last week at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. One big winner was BioLabs, which has a 37,000-SF coworking and shared wet lab space at the Biotech+ Hub at Pegasus Park in Dallas, along with other locations across the U.S. and in France and Germany.
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SMU Is Bringing Its ‘Innovative Biotech Research’ to Pegasus Park
by | Oct 24, 2022
The Biotech+ Hub at Pegasus Park in Dallas has been attracting more and more life science startups and university teams. Now a whole herd of Mustangs are about to stampede there. The SMU Institute for Computational Biosciences at Pegasus Park will have space at the 23-acre development. SMU researchers from a variety of disciplines will be focusing on bio-scientific discoveries, leveraging advanced computational algorithms and technologies.

"We're excited to give SMU faculty this new opportunity to pursue world-changing research for good and to do so in close proximity to a broad range of academic, medical, corporate, and non-profit collaborators," says SMU Provost Elizabeth Loboa. "We're excited to give SMU faculty this new opportunity to pursue world-changing research for good and to do so in close proximity to a broad range of academic, medical, corporate, and non-profit collaborators," says SMU Provost Elizabeth Loboa.
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JLL’s DFW Life Science Snapshot: What’s Driving the North Texas Biotech Boom
by | Oct 4, 2022
The North Texas biotech boom just keeps booming—and a new "DFW Life Science Snapshot" from JLL shows why. From the Biotech+ Hub at Pegasus Park to a string of accelerators to local universities, DFW Airport, and more, here's a deep dive into what's behind the boom. "We are showing up in the rankings and in the data," says Mike Rosa of the Dallas Regional Chamber. "It results in more opportunities and more looks for us."
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Form Bio Spins Out of Colossal Bioscience to Offer Scientists the ‘Missing Piece’
by | Sep 27, 2022
Dallas-based Colossal Biosciences, the de-extinction company behind plans to bring back the woolly mammoth and thylacine, developed its own software solution "after reviewing everything available on the market." Now it's sharing the platform with the launch of Form Bio.

The spinout's technology tools can help drive the “entire molecular revolution” that is occurring in the life sciences and biotech space, in addition to bolstering the Lone Star state as a hub for the industry, says Chief Strategy Officer Claire Aldridge.
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From right: DRC's Jorge Varela (far right) moderated a panel of industry experts including biotech C-level executive Hua Tu, Health Wildcatters CEO and co-founder Hubert Zajicek, and LH Capital Director Matt Crommett.

‘From a Trickle to a Waterfall’: How Biotech’s Flow is Growing in DFW

by | May 24, 2022
"It takes time" to establish a track record, Jorge Varela says, and the region is starting to see a series of biotech successes and spinoffs that will elevate the region's profile as a biotech hub.

According to a panel of experts at Urban Land Institute's 2022 spring meeting, here are factors drawing biotech to DFW.
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Capital Factory Opening Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas
by | May 5, 2022
The Austin-based accelerator and investor plans to launch its Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas by end of 2023. Its goal: connecting startups locally and across the state with each other, as well as other corporate and research players in the space.

“We're in the business of erasing boundaries in Texas—full stop,” President and Co-Founder Bryan Chambers told Dallas Innovates.
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Southwestern Medical Foundation President and CEO Kathleen Gibson has joined the board of nonprofit LaunchBio. [Image: Southwestern Medical Foundation; istockphoto]
Southwestern Medical Foundation President and CEO Joins LaunchBio Board
by | Apr 29, 2022
LaunchBio, a life science and biotech nonprofit that expanded to North Texas in 2021, has announced four new board members, including Dallas-based Kathleen Gibson, along with a new board chair.

LaunchBio is working to accelerate the entrepreneurial support network in the region through collaborations with BioLabs, Lyda Hill Philanthropies, J. Small Investments, BioNTX, DLA Piper, and others.
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See Inside: BioLabs Coworking Lab Opens at Pegasus Park for North Texas Life Science Startups
Dallas' status as a growing biotech center got a lift with the official opening of BioLabs, a new coworking space at the Biotech+ Hub at Pegasus Park. The 37,000-square-foot facility offers shared wet labs and office space for up to 35 life science startups.

BioLabs' goal: to serve as the epicenter for life science innovation in North Texas, and to empower biotech trailblazers pursing their next breakthrough.
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New Evolve Biologics Plant in Sachse Will Add 300 Jobs, Reinforcing DFW as a Biotech Hub

by | Dec 6, 2021
Mississauga, Ontario-based Evolve Biologics is a producer of plasma-derived therapeutics. The firm's CEO says the new, state-of-the-art, 200,000-SF Sachse facility "will be the foundation of our future growth and global strategy," with the capacity to process 1 million liters of plasma annually and a planned expansion to 2 million liters.
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BioLabs space at Pegasus Park
BioLabs at Dallas’ Pegasus Park Announces New Site Director and First Tenants for Life Science Co-Working Hub
by | Nov 2, 2021
BioLabs at Pegasus Park shared space and state-of-the-art lab is slated to open in December. It's a place where entrepreneurial innovators can test, develop, and grow their ideas.
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Renovations Begin for BioLabs’ December Opening at Pegasus Park
by | Aug 10, 2021
A mid-December opening is planned for BioLabs' first central U.S. location in Dallas. Inside the Biotech+ Hub at Pegasus Park, BioLabs will serve as the key operator of the biotech laboratory and 37,000-square-foot flexible life science coworking facility.
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Survey Seeks to Gauge DFW’s Interest in the Life Sciences Sector
by | Dec 19, 2019
Anyone interested in the life sciences sector in Dallas-Fort Worth still has time to take BioLabs' survey to evaluate what might come next for local science startups.
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