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December 5, 2016 — Health Care Heroes

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For more B2B news visit DECEMBER 5, 2016 Volume 25, Number 1 $3.00 Subscribe online Coming: December 26, 2016 Hartford area decision makers' most trusted and widely-used resource guide. Lists • Economic Forecast • 5 to Watch G R E AT E R H A R T F O R D ' S B U S I N E S S N E W S w w w. H a r t f o rd B u s i n e s s . c o m Index ■ Week in Review: PG. 6 ■ Deal Watch: PG. 10 ■ Nonprofit Notebook: PG. 11 ■ Movers & Shakers: PG. 12 ■ Town Profile: PG. 34 ■ Opinion & Commentary: PG. 36 EXECUTIVE PROFILE Entrepreneurial Ambitions Shana Schlossberg envisions her new downtown Hartford incubator space to be a hive of entrepreneurial and creative energy that will spin off new high-tech businesses, grow existing ones, foster investments, launch connections, inspire youth, create jobs and fuel game-changing robotic and wearable technology innovations. PG. 3 Holiday Cheer More Greater Hartford companies are opting to throw a holiday party this year, providing a boost to area banquet and meeting facilities. PG. 5 CT's '7 sisters' launched state's bioscience golden age By Gregory Seay gseay@HartfordBusiness.com C onnecticut's bioscience sector today pulses with thousands of scientists and executives at dozens of startup drug developers and maturing biopharma- ceutical companies. But it was barely two decades earlier that a state more known for manufacturing and as the world's insurance capital, became host to a handful of fledgling bioscience firms — seven, to be exact — that managed, through good science, good timing, and Lasting Legacy Dave Wurzer was among Connecticut's early bioscience pioneers, as CFO for former CuraGen, one of the "7 sister" firms that helped develop the industry in the state. He's now helping the state expand its biosci ecosystem. P H O T O | S T E V E L A S C H E V E R Continued on page 8 Building Bioscience A N H B J S E R I E S O N C T ' S B I O S C I E N C E S E C T O R M E E T T H E W I N N E R S! Special Section: pages 13-33 2016

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