COVID-19 Update: April 8

As COVID-19 cases increase across the state, Tennessee businesses from companies as diverse as distilleries and auto manufacturers have shifted to make personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators, sanitizer and other items.  On Tuesday, HCA Healthcare partnered with Google Cloud to create the COVID-19 National Response Portal. The platform is intended to promote data-sharing about how the virus is [...]

2020-04-09T07:42:33-06:00April 9th, 2020|COVID-19 News, News|

COVID-19 Update: April 1

On Monday, Governor Bill Lee issued an executive order that urges Tennesseans to stay at home and closes non-essential businesses through April 14. The "safer at home" order follows similar restrictions put in place by governors in at least 30 states. Health care and public health operations, including medical device and biotech companies, are considered essential services [...]

2020-04-01T15:55:18-06:00April 1st, 2020|COVID-19 News, News|

COVID-19 Update: March 25

Since last week, multiple cities in Tennessee have issued “safer at home” orders that urge the closure of non-essential businesses, including Memphis/Shelby County, Nashville/Davidson County, Knox County and Chattanooga. Meanwhile, the federal government is working to pass another response package that includes stimulus funds for business, as well as several initiatives to support the rapid [...]

2020-03-25T16:15:41-06:00March 25th, 2020|COVID-19 News, News|

Press Statement: March 23 2020

TN General Assembly Passes Bill Establishing Rare Disease Advisory Council Amid current uncertainty, bill takes important steps to protect Tennesseans battling rare diseases Nashville, Tenn.  – Life Science Tennessee (LST), a statewide member organization for life science companies, research institutions and economic development groups, commends the Tennessee General Assembly for passing legislation that establishes the [...]

2020-03-24T14:24:15-06:00March 24th, 2020|News|

COVID-19 Update: March 18

The global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to disrupt business as usual and test the capabilities of our health systems. Our industry is uniquely positioned to respond to the virus.   Life Science Tennessee is actively communicating with elected officials, state agencies and industry partners to ensure Tennessee is at the forefront of combating the virus [...]

2020-03-25T14:11:10-06:00March 24th, 2020|COVID-19 News, News|

Press Statement: March 4 2020

Life Science Tennessee, BioTN Foundation Align to Grow Bioscience Industry and STEM Education in TN Strategic alignment will focus on workforce development and STEM educational initiatives Nashville, Tenn. – Life Science Tennessee (LST), a statewide member organization for life science companies, research institutions and economic development groups, and BioTN, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to expanding [...]

2020-03-04T12:51:17-06:00March 4th, 2020|News|