Bio & Pharmaceuticals


LA: Formosa Selects St. James Parish for $9.4B Chemical Mfg Complex, 1,200 Jobs

April 24, 2018

In two phases, ethane crackers & downstream plants would create up to 1,200 new direct jobs and result in thousands of new indirect jobs. more >>


TN: Mobile Mentor to Locate in Nashville, its 1st U.S. Site, Hire 110

April 24, 2018

Mobile solutions co. chooses Nashville, Davidson County, TN, to locate its first U.S. facility, create 110 jobs & invest ~$2M. more >>


FL: Greenway Health to Expand Tampa HQ, Add 104 Jobs

April 23, 2018

Health information technology & services provider to invest $1.8M in the project, add 104 high-wage jobs to the Westshore district. more >>


ON: Baylis Medical to Build Mfg Facility, Expand Production, Support 570+ Jobs

April 18, 2018

Developer & mfgr of medical devices used in cardiology, radiology & spinal procedures to expand footprint in Mississauga, Canada. 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 | January 31, 2018
State Price Transparency Reporting   

States have determined it's in their interest to take legislative action to curb drug prices More>>


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>>



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Articles

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“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>>


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Arkansas Breeds Globally Innovative Startup Biotech Companies

By: Governor Asa Hutchinson

Arkansas, a leader in manufacturing, reveals it's broadening its horizons & charting a new course to meet growing demands in science & technology.   More>>


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How Continuous Processing is Impacting U.S. Drug Manufacturing Facilities

By: Michelle Comerford

Learn why a new system, continuous procressing, increases safety & efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing & its impact on U.S. facilities.   More>>


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Game-changing Projects Fuel Growth in Alabama’s Evolving Economy

By: Governor Kay Ivey

Get the inside scoop on Alabama & its pivotal year in economic development with top companies across industries announcing major projects.   More>>