Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Massachusetts Partners in Nation’s First Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The Baker-Polito Administration has been selected as a partner in the nation’s first Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Innovation Institute. The $250 million Institute is a national public-private partnership, awarded through Manufacturing USA, a federally-authorized network of manufacturing innovation institutes. Federal matching funds for the institute will be provided by the US Department […]

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Massachusetts “Open for Business” Initiative Offers New Approach to the State’s Real Estate Properties

In October 2015, Massachusetts launched a unique business opportunity initiative called Open for Business, which challenged agencies across state government to find the “highest and best use” of real properties and assets that are entrusted to the Commonwealth. The purpose, according to Governor Charlie Baker, was to protect natural resources, […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Economic Development Incentives for 19 Projects

EDIP participant AHEAD USA, located in Dartmouth designs and manufactures headwear, apparel and accessories for golf and other industries. This week the Commonwealth’s Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) approved the participation of 19 projects in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP). These projects are expected to create 626 net new jobs and […]

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SBANE SUPPORTS Massachusetts-based Manufacturing Companies

The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) recently awarded a total of $225,000 in matching grant funds to 31 manufacturing companies across the Commonwealth. Currently in its eight year, and fifth consecutive funding year, SBANE’s Manufacturing Matching Grant Program is an opportunity for small and medium-sized Massachusetts-based manufacturers to […]

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BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION EMBARKS ON ISRAELI ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MISSION

Governor Charlie Baker and the New England-Israel Business Council (NEIBC) are leading an economic development mission to Israel this week designed to bolster the Commonwealth’s economic competitiveness in cybersecurity and digital health. Massachusetts has a thriving digital health ecosystem, with nearly 300 innovative companies and 10 digital health innovation programs […]

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