The San Francisco Bay Area Birthplace of and World Leader in Bioscience The Bay Area Marketing Partnership Welcomes the World to The San Francisco Bay Area Birthplace of and The Leader in Bioscience The San Francisco Bay Area, including Silicon Valley and the cities of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose, consists of nine counties – each of which has individual strengths in bioscience and each contributes to the region’s unparalleled scientiﬁc and technological leadership. The Bay Area Marketing Partnership has two primary missions: • Assist companies and investors interested in the Bay Area • Promote the Bay Area as the premier location for knowledge-based businesses To carry out these missions, the Marketing Partnership welcomes the opportunity to speak with company representatives from around the country and around the world. In addition, we are the primary point of contact to provide you with: • An overview of the Bay Area • Contacts for investors interested in locating in a speciﬁc area of the region We invite you to visit our website or contact us with speciﬁc requests. Website: www.bayareaﬁrst.org E-mail: info@bayareaﬁrst.org The combined strengths of Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and the North, South and East Bay sub-regions create a quality of life and a uniquely powerful concentration of science, research, technology, venture capital, highly-skilled workforce and innovation capacity unparalleled in the world. � � � � � � � �� ������������� � � � � � � �� ��� ��� � � �� � � � � � � � � � � � � �� 2 The Bay Area: An Unparalleled Region The San Francisco Bay Area – the birthplace of biotechnology – is a truly unique region with: •Unparalleled research and development infrastructure •Unparalleled cutting-edge research •Unparalleled innovation and entrepreneurship •Unparalleled highly-educated workforce •Unparalleled life style A range of factors have contributed to the Bay Area becoming the world leader in bioscience research – a leadership attributable to knowledge, capital and the cultural richness of the region. We claim it – and we prove it. 3 4 Unparalleled Leadership The Bay Area is a World or National Leader in: Cutting-Edge Science and Technology • Bioscience research • Medical research • Information technology • Nanotechnology • Integration of bio/info/nano technologies • Number of life science companies • Number of new companies created annually • Commercialization of technologies • Bio-speciﬁc service infrastructure • Life sciences patents • Internet domains •Concentration of industry-leading companies • Integrated network: start-up/mid-sized/Fortune 500 technology-driven enterprises Funding and Market Position • No. 1 region in NIH funding • No. 1 ranking in Venture Capital investment • Recipient of 30% of total U.S. VC funding (2004 ﬁgure) • $797 million invested in local biopharmaceutical companies (2003 ﬁgure) • No. 1 ranking in IPOs • 24% of $300 billion U.S. biotech market cap – 68% in State of California (2004 ﬁgures) Workforce Quality and Diversity • Worker productivity double the national average • Deep pool of scientists, researchers and skilled technicians • Most highly educated workforce • Highest percentage of graduate and professional degrees • Highest number of foreign born in “knowledge-based” professions Life Style • Spirit of innovation • Largest entrepreneurial community • Global orientation and multicultural character • Open space and cultural resources 5 Unparalleled Research and Development Infrastructure The Bay Area is home to: • 5 world-renowned research universities • 18 national research laboratories and independent research institutes • 10 new collaborative biotech research centers The innovative, cutting-edge technologies from these facilities contribute to the continuing leadership of the Bay Area in shaping the future of biotechnology, including the exciting possibilities that lie in the integration of bio-info-nano technologies. These research universities, labs and institutes are not only demonstrating leadership through leading-edge biological and life science research achievements, but also are creating a new paradigm in the way research and development meet the challenge of converging technologies. 6 Research Universities, National Research Laboratories, Independent Research Institutes and New Collaborative Biotech Research Centers North Bay Buck Institute for Age Research Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology at University of California, Davis Genome and Biomedical Sciences Building at University of California, Davis Marine Mammal Center Metabolomics Center at University of California, Davis University of California, Davis East Bay Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute CITRIS (Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society) UC Berkeley Joint Genome Institute Kaiser Permanente Division of Research Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Molecular Foundry (at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Sandia National Laboratories Stanley Center for Bioscience & Bioengineering at University of California, Berkeley University of California, Berkeley San Francisco California Paciﬁc Medical Center Research Institute QB-3 (California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research- UCB-UCSC-UCSF) headquartered at UC San Francisco University of California, San Francisco Silicon Valley/South Bay BIO-X at Stanford University Carnegie Mellon University West Electric Power Research Institute Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute NASA Ames Research Center NASA Research Park Naval Postgraduate School SRI International Stanford Genome Technology Center Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Stanford University University of California, Santa Cruz 7 Unparalleled Bioscience Industry Strength WINE T RY COUN O N VALLEY IC IL S 8 Impressive Bioscience Wealth 600 Bioscience Companies -- 820 Life Science Companies The region’s wealth of unparalleled resources is powering strength and growth in the Bay Area-based life sciences industry, with more than 600 bioscience companies and 820 life science companies successfully operating in the region – from start-ups to industry leaders. Bioscience Pillar Companies Abgenix Affymetrix Alza Amgen Applied Biosystems Bayer BD Biosciences Berlex Bio-Rad Cell Genesys Chiron Genencor International Genentech Gilead Sciences Metabolex Roche Molecular Scios Comprehensive Bio-speciﬁc Service Infrastructure The Bay Area’s extensive bio-speciﬁc service infrastructure includes: • Architecture, Construction, Engineering • Accounting, Banking, Legal, Insurance • Contract Research, Contract Manufacturing • Consultants (FDA Compliance, Business Development) • Equipment and Laboratory Suppliers • HR, IT/Communications, Investor Relations/Public Relations • Commercial Real Estate Brokers, Developers • Market and Outsourcing Research Firms • Publishing (Science, Nature, BioCentury, BioWorld) 9 State-of-the-Art Science and Technology Research Campuses Research Companies The Bay Area in general, and the East Bay in particular has a wealth of commercial state of-the-art science and technology research campuses. These complexes are integral to the success of local biotech companies and are a spawning ground for business opportunities. Prime examples: East Bay Aquatic Park Center (Berkeley) Campus Bay Business Park (Richmond) Chiron Campus (Emeryville) EmeryStation (Emeryville) Hollis Business Center (Emeryville) Mt. Eden Business Park (Hayward) Point Richmond Tech Center (Richmond) South San Francisco Edgewater Business Park Innovation Centers The region’s early-stage, life sciences business incubators, accelerators and innovation centers continually add new energy and experience to established companies in the region. East Bay ConXus in Campus Bay Business Park (Richmond) ACET (Alameda County) Silicon Valley Molecular Medicine Research Institute (Sunnyvale) San Jose Bioscience Incubator and Innovation Center (San Jose) TEN’s Sobrato Center for Innovation (San Jose) 10 Unparalleled Investment Strength The investment opportunities in the Bay Area are unparalleled. • 24% of the $300 billion U.S. biotech market cap is in the Bay Area – 68% is in the State of California (2004 ﬁgures). The Bay Area is the “capital” of the venture capital world. • 30% of the total U.S. venture capital funding went to companies located in the Bay Area. (2004 ﬁgure) • Venture capital ﬁrms invested $797 million in local biopharmaceutical companies. (2003 ﬁgures) Leading Life Sciences Investment Firms Abingworth Alta Partners Apax Partners Bay City Capital Burrill & Company Domain Associates InterWest Partners JP Morgan Kleiner, Perkins, Cauﬁeld & Byers MPM Capital New Enterprise Associates (NEA) Prospect Venture Partners Sanderling Skyline Ventures Sofﬁnova Sprout Group US Venture Partners Venrock Associates Versant Ventures 11 Workforce Excellence and Global Orientation Leader in Workforce Productivity* High Quality Workforce Another reason for the Bay Area’s prominence in the biotech ﬁeld is the region’s deep pool of scientists, researchers and highly skilled technical workforce. In fact, the Bay Area leads the nation in worker productivity (almost double the national average). This productivity lead is based on a variety of factors: concentration in high value-added activities, a high quality workforce, and a spirit of innovation. The Bay Area especially excels in its concentration of high value-added activities – 64% of the positions in the Bay Area are “knowledge workers,” such as executives and business professionals, compared to 52% in the nation overall. In a survey of 125 regions, the Bay Area is ranked as the No. 1 “knowledge economy” in the U.S. In addition, the Bay Area leads most other U.S. metropolitan regions in its employed share of management and engineering occupations. And the Bay Area leads the nation with the highest percent of graduate degrees: • Highest percent of Graduate or Professional Degrees (14%) • Workforce with Bachelor’s Degrees (23%) (*Above statistics from report, “Downturn and Recovery: Restoring Prosperity,” produced by Bay Area Economic Forum, 2004) International Reach The region has the nation’s highest number of foreign-born “knowledge-based” professionals. It is a region that is proud of the diversity of its population – its international orientation and outreach. The Bay Area is considered by many to be the most international region in the U.S. It has a multicultural character rooted deep in its history and a strong network of linkages with other nations around the world. Simply stated, the Bay Area attracts the best and the brightest from all over the world. Airports and Seaports And, you can get there from here – The Bay Area has: • Three Foreign Trade Zones • Three International Airports (San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose) • Nine Seaports (including the Port of Oakland, the nation’s fourth largest container port) 12 Unparalleled Life Style The Bay Area has always attracted exceptional people because it is an exceptional place to live. 7,100 square miles encompassing: • Major cities and small to medium-sized appealing communities • Rugged coastline, sandy beaches and bay shoreline • Stately Forests • Rugged Mountains • Vast Open Space (No other region offers so much open space within an urbanized region.) The Bay Area is noted for its Mediterranean climate, world-famous wine country, internationally recognized cuisine and world-class cultural resources and professional sports teams. Some examples: Internationally Renowned Major Science Museums • San Francisco Ballet • Chabot Space and Science Center • San Francisco Opera • Children’s Discovery Museum • San Francisco Symphony • Lawrence Hall of Science • American Conservatory Theater • San Francisco Exploratorium • Tech Museum of Innovation Prestigious Art Museums • Technology Center of Silicon Valley • Asian Art Museum • California Palace Professional Sports Teams of the Legion of Honor • Golden State Warriors • DeYoung Museum • Oakland A’s • Oakland Museum • Oakland Raiders • San Francisco Modern Art Museum • San Francisco 49’ers • San Jose Museum of Art • San Francisco Giants • San Jose Sharks And International Film Festivals, Lively Club Scenes and Big Wave Surﬁng at Mavericks It’s a Dramatic Setting for a Dynamic Economy! 13 The Strength Of The Nine Sonoma County Napa County y North Ba Solano County Marin County E a s t Contra Costa County B a y San Francisco Alameda County KEY San Mateo County Computers & Related Electronics Visitors & Tourism N VALLEY I CO Telecommunications Open Space IL Santa Clara County S Interactive Digital Media Fine Restaurants Movie & Television Cultural Resources Bioscience, Healthcare Research Laboratories, & Technologies Universities, & Institutions Banking & Finance International Airports Environmental International Technology Seaports Agriculture 14 A Virtual Tour of the Bay Area The Bay Area Marketing Partnership welcomes investors from around the country and world. We’d like to take you on a virtual tour around the nine-county region and highlight our strength in bioscience. As you will see, the Bay Area is a fascinating kaleidoscope of world-class research universities and research laboratories, large and small research and development companies and business clusters, combined with technological innovation, outstanding cultural resources and scenic beauty. We’ll start in San Francisco San Francisco – The International City San Francisco – the birthplace of biotechnology. It’s also a favorite international city, famous for its history, its abundant cultural resources, its restaurants, its major league sports and its scenic setting. With a highly educated and creative workforce, San Francisco is the ﬁnancial, administrative and cultural center of the Bay Area and has one of the most ethnically diverse populations in the world. San Franciso is the home of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), one of the nation’s foremost medical research institutions and the location of UCSF’s new 43 acre life science campus—the centerpiece of the 303 acre Mission Bay residential and business complex. Now we’ll cross the Golden Gate Bridge to: Marin County – The Scenic Jewel of the Region Marin County’s majestic headlands command the northern shore of the Golden Gate. With 52 miles of spectacular seacoast and bayshore, Marin’s natural beauty, cultural resources, and extensive parkland and open space preserves attract a creative, innovative and well-educated workforce. The county is known for its strengths in business incubation and “green” businesses. Marin’s entrepreneurial spirit is reﬂected in the many corporations with their roots in the county. For example, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, established in Novato with 20 employees, has grown to over 200 with one FDA-approved product and two others in clinical trials. The I.M. Pei-designed Buck Institute, also located in Novato, is a premier research facility focused exclusively on increasing the healthy years of people through clinically-relevant biomedical research and education. >>>>> 15 A Virtual Tour of the Bay Area continued Let’s head North and North-East to Sonoma and Napa Counties Napa And Sonoma – The Country’s Premium Wine Capital Napa and Sonoma Counties, with their rolling pastures and lush vineyards, are the capital of the country’s premium wine industry, and attract millions of tourists each year to their many wineries and resorts. In addition, in each of the counties, important new corporate and industrial parks are being developed with a special attraction to small-to-medium sized businesses in high technology. Now we’ll go South-East to Solano County Solano County – The Life Sciences Corridor Solano is the region’s biosciences manufacturing cluster area, and home of the major Genentech manufacturing plant, and the production facilities of Chiron, Alza and Bio- Rad. Genentech’s planned expansion of its existing manufacturing plant in Vacaville will make the site the largest biotechnology manufacturing facility in the world. As an added incentive to life science companies, Solano offers attractive real estate opportunities. On the northern edge of Solano is the University of California, Davis, one of the top two producers of Life Sciences Ph.D’s in the world and noted for its bio-agricultural research. In addition, UC Davis has a $200 million Genome and Biomedical Sciences Building under construction. >>>>> 16 A Virtual Tour of the Bay Area continued Next, head South to the “East Bay” (Alameda and Contra Costa Counties) The East Bay – A Powerhouse Of Major Research Universities, National Research Labs and Bioscience Companies With over 150 companies, led by Chiron, Bayer and Bio-Rad, the East Bay is home to a third of the Bay Area’s biotech headquarters. Companies have spun out from, or designed products around, research at national research laboratories such as the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, and University of California, Berkeley. There are eight business incubators in operation including two with wet lab space focusing on the life sciences. A third biotech incubator is in the planning stages. Other companies, such as Applied Biosystems and Cell Genesys have moved operations to the East Bay to take advantage of the highly-educated workforce, attractive real estate options, its proximity to San Francisco and venture capital and its quality of life, including its excellent weather. Adding to its technological power are national user facilities for biotech research, such as the protein crystallography operation at the Advanced Light Source, the super computing facilities at the National Energy Research Scientiﬁc Computing Center, and the gene sequencing capabilities of the Joint Genome Institute. Now head South to Silicon Valley (an area encompassing the southern end of Alameda County, all of Santa Clara County and the southern half of San Mateo County) Silicon Valley – The Technological Dynamo of the Region Silicon Valley is the economic engine of the Bay Area – the recognized center of research and development for the technology industry. And Sand Hill Road in the Valley is the venture capital “capital” of the world. Fueled by world-class educational and research institutions and the venture capital community, the Valley’s highly educated and entrepreneurial population has sparked a worldwide revolution in technology and scientiﬁc discovery. Major research facilities include: Stanford University (with its new Bio-X Center), Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, SRI International, NASA Ames Research Center, the new NASA Research Park, and numerous major research companies, including: IBM Almaden Research Center, Hewlett-Packard, Lockheed Martin, Intel, Cisco and PARC Research Center. In addition, entrepreneurs are nurtured by eleven local business incubators—three of them directly supporting bioscience startups. >>>>> 17 A Virtual Tour of the Bay Area continued Let’s head North to Northern San Mateo County San Mateo – A Major Center Of Bioscience San Mateo is an important bioscience cluster area – it’s the corporate location of Genentech, Gilead Sciences, and many other major life sciences companies. It also is the location of the San Francisco International Airport. With one of the nation’s highest per capita incomes, a highly-educated workforce, 45 miles of scenic coastline and beautiful beaches, the famous elephant seal-breeding area – Ano Nuevo – and some of the oldest and most well-known residential communities, San Mateo offers a balance of scenic beauty and a healthy variety of economic activities. Continuing North We Return to San Francisco – completing the tour of the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area: Nine counties: Providing individual strengths and diversity Ensuring the continuing leadership of the Bay Area as the Bioscience Center of the World 18 The Bay Area Marketing Partnership Extends Special Appreciation to our Major Sponsors and Supporters in 2004 Gold Sponsors Simeon Commercial Properties Wareham Development Silver Sponsors Kaiser Permanente Sandia National Laboratories Regional Sponsors County of Marin, The Honorable Cynthia Murray, Supervisor Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance (SVEDA) Regional Supporters Berkeley Marketing Partners City of Fremont City of Sunnyvale Onyx Pharmaceuticals The Marketing Partnership also acknowledges and thanks BASIC (Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium) and BayBio for providing the research and bio related information in this brochure. 19 Afﬁliate Regional Organizations To better serve companies within the region and enhance the competitiveness of the Bay Area, the Marketing Partnership coordinates with regional organizations serving the nine-county Bay Area, including: Association of Bay Area Governments (www.abag.ca.gov) Strengthens cooperation and coordination among local governments. Bay Area Council (www.bayareacouncil.org) Advocates for business and quality of life in the Bay Area. Bay Area Economic Forum (www.bayeconfor.org) Conducts research and develops and implements programs to strengthen the region’s economy and quality of life. Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium (BASIC) (www.bayeconfor.org/BASIC) Advances the Bay Area’s leadership in science, technology and innovation. BayBio (www.baybio.org) Serves Northern California’s Bioscience Community 20 Partners The Bay Area Marketing Partnership promotes the nine-county Bay Area as the premier location for knowledge-based industries. The combined strengths of the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, North, South and East Bay sub-regions create a life style and a uniquely powerful concentration of science, research, technology, venture capital, highly-skilled workforce and innovation capacity unparalleled in the world. The Partnership serves as the central point of contact for potential investors in the region. We invite you to contact us at: info@bayareaﬁrst.org or contact individual partners. Bay Area Economic Forum (Managing Partner) (www.bayeconfor.org) Bay Area Workforce Investment System (www.servicelocator.org) City of Sunnyvale (www.sunnyvale-econdev.com) Contra Costa County/Contra Costa Economic Partnership (www.contracostacouncil.com) Marin Economic Commission (www.co.marin.ca.us) Paciﬁc Gas & Electric Company (www.pge.com) San Francisco Center for Economic Development (www.sfced.org) Santa Clara County (www.sccgov.org) Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance (SVEDA), an initiative of Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network (www.SVEDA.org) Solano Economic Development Corporation (www.sedcorp.org) 12/04 21 200 Pine Street – Suite 300 San Francisco, CA 94104 Phone: (415) 981-7117 Fax: (415) 981-6408 E-mail: info@bayareaﬁrst.org Website: www:bayareaﬁrst.org The Bay Area Marketing Partnership is a program of the Bay Area Economic Forum and co-sponsored by the Bay Area Council and the Association of Bay Area Governments.
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