Bio & Pharmaceuticals


NC: Both Baxter International & Taylor Stave to Expand in McDowell County

March 24, 2017

Two employers, one a healthcare co. and one a wood products supplier, plan to create 118 new jobs in McDowell County, NC. more >>


KY: Piramal Pharma Solutions to Invest $25M, Expand Sterile Mfg in Lexington

March 24, 2017

Investment increases Piramal's capacity & capabilities in manufacturing of sterile finished dosage forms. more >>


MA: Avista Pharma Completes $4M Agawam Facility Expansion

March 24, 2017

Facility & technology upgrades will enable Avista Pharma to deliver additional microbiology, sterility testing and microbial ID service offerings. more >>


FL: Amgen to Open Capability Center in Tampa, Hire 450

March 23, 2017

Leading global biotechnology co. expects to create 450 new jobs and invest $25M by the end of 2018. more >>


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DOE’s $22M Fund to Hasten Dev. of Plug-In Electric Vehicles and More

June 6, 2016

DOE to support research, development, demonstration of plug-in electric vehicle, direct injection propane engine tech and community-based projects. more >>


USDA Announces $8M+ in Payments to Support Production of Advanced Biofuel

June 6, 2016

USDA investing $8.8M to boost the production of advanced biofuels and sustain jobs at renewable energy facilities in 39 states. more >>


Biotechnology Industry Organization: Surge in Biotech IPOs Encouraging

August 27, 2013

BIO opened registration for 12th Annual BIO Investor Forum, focusing on investment strategies for early stage, established private co.s. more >>


NCBiotech Awards $3.58M in First Quarter

August 21, 2013

Start-up company loans, university tech commercialization lay groundwork for North Carolina jobs. more >>


Case Studies

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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Success in the Heart of the Heartland: Missouri CORE   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Central Missouri is not just at the heart of Missouri; it’s at the heart of America. That position has motivated hundreds of businesses to locate... More>>


North Port, Florida Case study | March 9, 2011
North Port, Florida: New Development and Rapid Growth Makes This Buzzing Community a Smart Place to Live and Work   

By: Jennifer Alten

Though it has roots as a retirement community, today the city of North Port, Florida, is anything but. Over the past 10 years, this thriving city in... More>>


Case study | February 28, 2009
Emerging Education Assets will Drive Technology Advancements in Central Florida's Polk County   

By: Trade & Industry Development

SRI International’s recently completed Industry Cluster Assessment & Selection study prepared for the Central Florida Development Council hits the... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | November 25, 2014
Why Biobased? Opportunities in the Emerging Bioeconomy   

U.S. Department of Agriculture's report explores how government policies and industry b-to-b sustainability programs are driving the biobased... More>>


White Paper | November 19, 2013
Biologic Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing: Transitioning and Managing Lab-like Facilities   

Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities are rapidly becoming obsolete. What’s driving the old factories into dinosaur status? In the past, when a... More>>


White Paper | April 24, 2013
Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013   

Bioscience Economic Development Report 2013 highlights legislative priorities, best practices and return on investment. The Report shows the bio... More>>



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Articles

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Site Selection Factors Impacting the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry

By: Larry Gigerich

A blueprint for medical device & diagnostics practitioners to find the ideal site location & workforce within this $65B global business sector.   More>>


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Innovative Clusters Shaping the Future of the Life Sciences Industry

By: Roger Humphrey

Help is here for life sciences firms rethinking location strategies as competition heats up for the next wave of blockbuster medicines & talent.   More>>


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Agriculture & Life Sciences Companies Flock to Locate in California

By: Trade & Industry Development

See for yourself how California’s economy has transformed in a remarkably positive way, making it a top choice for business location.   More>>


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Idaho is Moving at the Speed of Business

By: Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter

Take a look at how Idaho’s economy is accelerating and attracting companies of all kinds that enjoy the ease of doing buiness in the state.   More>>


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Global Problems, Global Solutions for Agriculture and Bioengineering

By: Scott Cedarquist

Gain a better understanding of the benefits of the productive exchange of technical solutions & standards based on ASABE's unique experience.   More>>