Life sciences startups in Eastern Washington find a welcoming ecosystem away from big cities

In September, several life sciences companies attended the East West Life Science Summit hosted by Life Science Washington, discussing the many benefits to starting their companies in Eastern Washington.

The Spokane area is home to approximately 500,000 residents, and the benefits of growing a life science company in the area include being close to the Greater Spokane Incorporated, Startup Spokane and the Health Sciences and Services Authority of Spokane County.

“We have long-standing relationships and community built in this region that allows innovators to advance ideas and network and connect in a way that you just don’t get in more urbanized areas,” said Georgina Lynch, co-founder of Appiture Biotechnologies

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