Bio & Pharmaceuticals


PA: Spark Therapeutics to Open New W. Philadelphia Facility, Create 500 Jobs

October 16, 2018

Fully integrated commercial gene therapy co. to expand R&D capabilities at its current home in West Philadelphia, create 500 jobs. more >>


TX: Lonza Opens World’s Largest Dedicated Cell-and-Gene-Therapy Mfg Facility

October 16, 2018

The 300K-sq-ft facility to create 200 full-time staff in 2018, continue to recruit for world's largest dedicated cell-&-gene therapy mfg facility. more >>


AZ: OrthoScan Relocates to Expanded Global HQ in Scottsdale

October 10, 2018

Medical device co. providing imaging relocating in Scottsdale, AZ, to 40,000-sq-ft facility. more >>


DE: Datwyler Opens New $101M Health Care Plant

October 2, 2018

New Health Care plant with First Line Standard in Middletown, DE, opened in the presence of customer representatives. 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 >>


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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>>



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blank Article | September 17, 2018
The Minnesota Advantage

By: Kevin McKinnon

Did you know? Last year CNBC named Minnesota the 3rd-best state for business? Want to know why? We have the answers.   More>>


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Welcome to the State of Innovation: Arizona

By: Governor Doug Ducey

The Grand Canyon State has become a hotbed for developing and testing emerging technologies. Find out about it here.   More>>


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Companies Across the Globe Continue to Keep Georgia on Their Mind

By: Governor Pat Wilson

What makes Georgia stand out as an ideal location for business activity? Education, biotech and advanced manufacturing top the list.   More>>


blank Article | February 26, 2018
“Grade A” Workforce Training Resources

By: Linda Dobel

U.S. businesses know there's a drought in skilled labor. The good news is great community training resources exist. Here are several examples.   More>>


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Medical Device Site Selection Trends

By: Dennis J. Donovan

Feel the pulse: Medical devices are in a moderately strong growth period that'll result in robust levels of new & expanded manufacturing facilities.   More>>