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LST|CON keynote speaker outlines major policy initiatives to move the needle

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA The Vice President for Global Innovation Policy at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation told attendees at last week’s “LST|CON” event that Tennessee has made great progress but reminded against “resting on your laurels” because there is still much work to be done. Stephen Ezell keynoted the Life Science Tennessee annual conference that

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LST|CON keynote speaker outlines major policy initiatives to move the needle

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA The Vice President for Global Innovation Policy at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation told attendees at last week’s “LST|CON” event that Tennessee has made great progress but reminded against “resting on your laurels” because there is still much work to be done. Stephen Ezell keynoted the Life Science Tennessee annual conference that

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LST|CON keynote speaker outlines major policy initiatives to move the needle

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA The Vice President for Global Innovation Policy at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation told attendees at last week’s “LST|CON” event that Tennessee has made great progress but reminded against “resting on your laurels” because there is still much work to be done. Stephen Ezell keynoted the Life Science Tennessee annual conference that

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