Bio & Pharmaceuticals


IA: IEDA Awards to Support $80+M in Capital Investments, 82 New Jobs

February 21, 2017

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board awarded direct financial assistance & tax benefits to 3 co.s for job creation, expansion projects. more >>


VA: Owens & Minor to Establish New Site, Create 300 New Jobs in Richmond

February 20, 2017

Healthcare services/logistics co. making a multi-million-dollar investment to establish a new Client Engagement Center in downtown Richmond, VA. more >>


TN: SmileDirectClub to Expand in Nashville, Create 440 Jobs

February 8, 2017

Orthodontics co. to add office & customer service jobs at new downtown Nashville HQ, create jobs at new Antioch mfg & distribution center. more >>


IN: MD Logistics to Expand Hendricks County Pharma Distribution, Hire 50

February 2, 2017

Third-party logistics firm to invest $3.7M, renovate ops in Plainfield, create more pharma-grade storage capacity for life sciences clients. 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

blank Case study | May 24, 2016
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

Texas Article | December 6, 2016
Innovation: A Texas Standard

By: Governor Greg Abbott

What is the winning formula Texas uses to strive to be a top state for business? The answers can be found right within these pages.   More>>


Kansas Article | December 6, 2016
Kansas: A Picture of Business Success Enhanced by Top-Notch Quality of Life

By: Governor Sam Brownback

Seeking a location with a superb business climate, infrastructure and quality of life? The state of Kansas is a haven for all of that.   More>>


blank Article | September 28, 2016
Illinois - Talent, Strategic Location & Infrastructure Bring the World to Illinois

By: Governor Bruce Rauner

Take an insider's look at why Illinois is the 17th-largest economy in the world, and an international center of global commerce.   More>>


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Designated Sites Streamline Site Selection and Development

By: Linda Dobel

Site selectors, here's a great tip. Designated sites can be a tremendous to get you into your new business location faster, with fewer headaches.   More>>


blank Article | July 28, 2016
Pennsylvania: Energized for Business

By: Governor Tom Wolf

Did you know? Pennsylvania’s energy resources are creating new opportunities for companies seeking convenient, economical power sources.   More>>