About CBF

Promoting a greater understanding of the life sciences industry in California

The California Biotechnology Foundation (CBF) is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to improving informed policy making by increasing awareness of California’s life sciences industry among state, national and international audiences. Through implementation of outreach and education programs, the mission of CBF is to inform and educate the public on new advances and discoveries within the state's biotechnology community as well as to increase awareness of the life sciences industry in California among policymakers, opinion leaders and other stakeholders.

CBF Board of Directors



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Please help support the California Biotechnology Foundation. CBF is able to provide education and awareness of the life sciences industry thanks to the generous support of all our sponsors. We welcome all levels of support and have multiple sponsorship packages available. For more information, contact CBF at
(916) 233-3499.



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The California Biotechnology Foundation has established strategic alliances with many corporate and non-profit entities. >>>