UC San Diego’s Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has launched a master of science in drug development and product management, a first-of-its-kind offering.
Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM) will cut 1,231 jobs in San Diego.
Business events planned in the county for the week of April 23, 2018, and beyond.
BIotECH: Model for NASH Drug Testing,Tissue for Bridge Solutions Are Goals
Organovo’s technology sounds straight out of science fiction movies: 3-D printed tissues that emulate human organs. But, this story is shifting.
PROPERTY: Plans Eventually Call for 4,700 Residences
Seven years ago, Sudberry Properties said it would take 10 to 15 years to transform a 230-acre former Mission Valley rock quarry into a master-planned community that would set the tone for what the future of San Diego could look like.
TECH: Teradata Taps Analytics To Transform Its Biz Model
Two rooms at Teradata Corp.’s offices in Rancho Bernardo, one of the publicly traded company’s largest campuses, provide a quick visual approximation of the transformation the company is undergoing.
HEALTH: Revenue Needs, Market Trends Push Change
San Diego hospitals in the last few years boosted investment in modest freestanding centers for surgery, imaging and other services, vying for patients seeking convenience and lower costs.
Faced with finding a new executive for the local chapter of the nonprofit Better Business Bureau, chair Jonathan Gallagher and the leadership did the sensible thing by recruiting the highest functioning BBB executive they could find, CEO Matthew Fehling of the award-winning Greater Arizona chapter. At some point, they fielded a call asking them to consider a merger, which seemed out of the question until a few of them made a visit to check out what Fehling had going in Phoenix. They were blown away.
Items of interest about people in 2018 The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders:
As San Diegans, we are quick to boast about our beaches, perfect weather, how our city is “smart,” and how this is a terrific place for startups and entrepreneurs. But we have our negatives too: our increasing homeless population, the high cost of housing and the skyrocketing “living wage” required to enjoy America’s Finest City.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego hosted a military public-private partnership inaugural roundtable discussion to kick off “Better Together: A Military Public-Private Partnership” designed to allow children and teens to share their experiences and challenges as members of military families. The roundtable took place recently at the Clairemont Branch in the education and nutrition center.
For most people, a home is not just a financial asset, but rather it is a place where a family can create a backdrop for cherished memories throughout the generations. The doorjamb marked with pencil lines as the children grow, the trees planted as saplings that eventually grow large enough for a tree house — a place of joy, struggle, triumph, safety and comfort.
ACQUISITION: Price, Regulators Part of Obstacles to Going Private
Since Paul Jacobs said his goodbyes to shareholders and the board of directors during Qualcomm Inc.’s annual shareholders meeting in March, the company’s former CEO and chairman of the board has been relatively quiet.
Qualcomm Inc.’s $44 billion bid for the Dutch-based NXP Semiconductors NV continues to drag on. On April 19, Qualcomm and NXP agreed to withdraw and refile the notice of acquisition regarding the companies’ planned merger at the request of Ministry of Commerce in China (MOFCOM).
TECH: Services Include Material Science and Failure Analysis
For the past 20 years, General Atomics’ Inertial Fusion Technology (IFT) Analytical Services Lab has been a well-kept secret in San Diego.
Fewer San Diego companies received venture capital backing in the first quarter of the year but the total dollars raised were up compared to the same quarter the year prior, according to a pair of recently released reports tracking investments in local startups.
French diagnostics giant bioMérieux acquired San Diego-based Astute Medical in a $90 million cash deal announced earlier this month.
San Diego software startup Measurabl raised a $7 million Series A financing round led by Camber Creek, a venture capital firm that invests primarily in real estate technology, the company said April 16.