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16May

SBANE Announces the Winners of the 2017 Innovation Awards

Judges chose eight winners from an impressive pool of 194 nominees 

02May

SBANE Mourns Passing of Longtime Supporter

The Worcester Business Journal reported yesterday about the passing of long time SBANE Supporter, Jack Healy. SBANE sends their deepest condolences to Jack's many family members, friends and colleagues. He will be missed. 

10Apr

20 Finalists have been selected for SBANE’s 2017 New England Innovation Awards Program

Waltham, MA, April 6, 2017 – The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) has announced the 20 Finalists for this year’s New England Innovation Awards.  

24Feb

Harvard Pilgrim signs pharmaceutical contract with Eli Lilly & Company for Forteo

Wellesley, MA – Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has signed a value-based contract with Eli Lilly & Company for its osteoporosis drug, Forteo, which will measure patients’ adherence to the drug. The contract was developed to address the challenge of ensuring that patients keep taking the medication as prescribed by their physician. 

24Feb

Harvard Pilgrim signs pharmaceutical contract with Amgen for Enbrel

Wellesley, MA – Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has signed an innovative outcomes contract based on therapy effectiveness with Amgen for its rheumatoid arthritis drug, Enbrel. This contract represents another move by Harvard Pilgrim to reimburse based on value to the patient, and not solely on volume of medicine sold. 

17Feb

DGC Rises to 14th Largest Accounting Firm in MA

DiCicco, Gulman & Company LLP (DGC), a CPA and business consulting firm announced that it has risen to the position of 14th largest accounting firm on the Boston Business Journal’s list of The Largest Accounting Firms in Massachusetts. This is up from 15th last year. When considering the non-national firms on the list, DGC ranks 5th largest. 

27Dec

SBANE “Call for Nominations” for 2017 New England Innovation Awards

Waltham, MA, December 27, 2016 – The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) is proud to announce a “Call for Nominations” for the prestigious 2017 New England Innovation Awards. SBANE is proud recognize innovation as the key to economic prosperity. SBANE’s prestigious award program is kicking off the 32nd year of celebrating New England’s Innovation Economy. Since 1986, the New England Innovation Awards has recognized companies’ innovations that have been game changers in their given field. 

20Dec

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Approved for $3.2 Million Research Funding Award

A research team at the Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute has been approved for a $3.2 million funding award by the Patient- Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to compare outcomes for adults and children with asthma in high-deductible health plans with and without preventive drug lists. 

13Dec

Dancing Deer Baking Co., Inc.

Corporate Sales Representative, Richard Thomas, is pleased to announce that Dancing Deer Baking Co., Inc. was just named the Official Brownie of Boston by Mayor Marty Walsh.  If you would like to view their Business Gifts catalog please Click here. 

08Dec

SBANE Awards $225,000 in Matching Grant Funds to Massachusetts-based Manufacturing Companies

WALTHAM, Mass., December 8, 2016 – The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) recently awarded a total of $225,000 in matching grant funds to 31 manufacturing companies across the Commonwealth.