FAIRFIELD – The life sciences industry in Solano County and how to expand it will be the topic at the Feb. 26 Solano Economic Development Corp. meeting.

Solano is currently a key player in the Bay Area’s life sciences sector, with pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech and medical R&D and testing labs among the companies locating there.

Doug Henton, president of Collaborative Economics, will present his firm’s life science findings as part of the ongoing county Index of Economic and Community Progress.

Sponsored by Novartis - BPO Vacaville, this Thursday’s event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield, beginning at 8:00 a.m.

For information on cost and registration, call the EDC at 707-864-1855.