CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - March 4, 2009) - BIOSTART, a life science start-up center, today launched, an online resource for life sciences entrepreneurs and start-up companies. The site extends the capabilities of BIOSTART and its staff to provide the how-to information, industry resources and expert advice needed by individuals interested in starting and growing life sciences, biotech and medical device companies.

"There are so many people with health care backgrounds and experience who have great ideas, inventions and innovations for medical products or services, but simply don't know where to turn for help," said Carol Frankenstein, president of BIOSTART. "At BIOSTART, we serve as a catalyst and community to provide access to the information and resources these entrepreneurs need to get started and/or keep their business growing. will serve as a tremendous resource for those people and companies that we can't reach through our physical facilities. They will benefit from our years of experience, network of professionals and extensive knowledgebase that we have built-up during the past 10 years helping a variety of organizations. The site is our invitation to the life sciences community to get dialed in to the possibilities." takes advantage of all the modern digital technologies and social media capabilities of the Web to provide access to expert advice, sources and information about everything from obtaining funding and writing grants, to forming a board, recruiting and branding support. follows BIOSTART's dual focused approach as a life sciences catalyst and community by empowering the life sciences community with the tools and resources to support a mix of business and scientific know-how. provides a one-stop online resource to help life sciences companies succeed.

Frankenstein added, "Cincinnati and Ohio are committed to life sciences companies and the industry, and with more than $1 billion in funding and more than 775 organizations across the state, it is clear to see the effects of that commitment. Entrepreneurs and start-up companies can be confident that Ohio is a great place to establish a life sciences business, and BIOSTART is eager to help."

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Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, BIOSTART is a life sciences start-up center serving as a catalyst and community for life sciences entrepreneurs. For more than a decade, BIOSTART has applied this dual focus approach to build life sciences companies that create jobs, develop products that improve health and quality of life, and generate wealth for its clients, the greater Cincinnati region, and for the State of Ohio. BIOSTART engages clients and partners in a supportive entrepreneurial culture that has global reach and relationships.

BIOSTART catalyzes life sciences commercialization by finding medical product innovators, nurturing ventures that develop competitive products, and connecting companies to the resources needed to create wealth and jobs. For more information, visit

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