Bio & Pharmaceuticals


WI: MilliporeSigma to Invest $60M, Expand, Create 175 Jobs

September 12, 2017

Life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is expanding its facility in Sheboygan Falls, WI, by 80,000 sq ft. more >>


RI: Magellan Health to Expand, Add 100 New Jobs

September 8, 2017

State projected to realize $6M in additional tax revenues, $10.6M increase in GDP from complex healthcare solutions provider's project. more >>


VA: LifeNet Health to Invest $12.25M, Create 321 Jobs in Virginia Beach

August 23, 2017

Regenerative medicine co. to add: 100,000-sq-ft warehouse; 20,000 sq ft office space; 18,000-sq-ft R&D/production facility across 3 campuses. more >>


IA: Economic Development Board Supports $48+M in Capital Investment

August 21, 2017

Iowa Economic Development Authority board awarded direct financial assistance & tax benefits to five co.s for expansion, creation of 62 jobs. 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 5, 2017
Six Reasons Companies Find Big Success in Utah

By: Governor Gary R. Herbert

Who couldn't resist Utah’s business environment: excitingly predictable while allowing innovative businesses to thrive? Factors to consider.   More>>


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Virginia: A Thriving Business Destination Since 1607

By: Governor Terence R. McAuliffe

Don't miss modern-day Virginia, founded as a business venture 410 years ago. Centuries later, Virginia still stands for economic opportunity.   More>>


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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>>