The BEDC/BLSP continues to carry out its mission of attracting quality jobs to Bloomington and Monroe County. We have a vibrant, diverse and accepting community with a strong academic, advanced manufacturing, life sciences and technology base that add to and support our extraordinary quality of life. With assets like Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College, we will continue to attract the highly skilled and talented workforce our local employers and community need. The BEDC will continue to address the opportunities and challenges our businesses face, and is confident that our community will maintain its distinction as one of the best places to do live, work and do business in Indiana.
The Bloomington Life Sciences Partnership is the catalyst for life sciences business growth in the greater Bloomington area.
What We Do:
- Talent Attraction & Retention
- Marketing & Brand Recognition
- Business Recruitment & Development
Who We Are:
The BLSP is staffed by the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and governed by an Advisory Board including members of private industry, higher education and local government.
Staff: Dana Palazzo,Vice President
City of Bloomington
Director of Economic & Sustainable Development
Director of Biotechnology Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Department
Vice President Industry & Government Affairs
President & CEO Research & Technology Corporation (IURTC)
Biocrossroads Project Manager
Indiana University, Arts & Sciences
Director of Career Development Center
Indiana University Kelley School of Business
Director, Center for the Business of Life Sciences
Mgr. of Client Services
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
President and CEO
Baxter BioPharma Solutions