BJC, Wash. U join $30 million commitment to new bioscience group

The Coalition for Plant and Life Sciences if evolving into BioSTL, a new organization to promote the growth of bioscience business in the St. Louis area, and has received an initial $30 million funding commitment.

Washington University, BJC HealthCare and the St. Louis Life Sciences Project have each committed $2 million per year for each of five years to the BioSTL, what organizers call “the next step” in a 10-year-old collective effort to increase economic activity in the medical and plant biosciences in St. Louis.

[St. Louis Business Journal]