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Newton has just been designated a Gold BioReady community, a status that should help attract the burgeoning life sciences industry to the city.
The BioReady Community designation from the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) signifies that a municipality
has biotech and life sciences friendly zoning, has a streamlined permitting process and has robust infrastructure in place. The designation serves
to showcase Massachusetts communities that are ready to host new life sciences research and manufacturing facilities.
“The Massachusetts life sciences cluster is no longer just in Cambridge and Boston but has expanded to towns across the Commonwealth, where lab