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Massachusetts Life Sciences President and CEO Travis McCready visits with Worcester students participating in the MLSC high school apprenticeship program (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center).MoreCloseclosemore
Massachusetts Life Sciences President and CEO Travis McCready visits with Worcester students participating in the MLSC high school apprenticeship program (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center).

A key part of Massachusetts' biotech industry is the state's financial investment in life sciences. Back in 2008, Gov. Deval Patrick signed off on a 10-year, $1 billion initiative to bolster the life sciences industry in Massachusetts.

Ten years later, the state Legislature is expected to pass a measure that would invest another $500 million in life science over the next five years. Tasked with overseeing this funding is the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, a quasi-public investment agency dedicated to supporting life sciences in the state.

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Travis McCready, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. The center tweets at @MALifeSciences.

This segment aired on June 4, 2018.

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