As biotech companies continue to crop up and flourish in the Valley area, it’s clear that the Conejo and Santa Clarita valleys are hotspots for very different sectors of the industry.

It’s a tale of two clusters, really, with Conejo’s startups focused on drug development, thanks to the influence of pharma giant Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks, while Santa Clarita biotechs deal more in medical devices, a direct result of companies started by billionaire inventor Alfred Mann.

Read the full story in the March 30 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.