10/27/2014

GeorgiaTrend: Biotech Boom in Georgia

Georgia is taking the lead as a bioscience hub, especially in the area of technology. With more than 400 life science companies, 225+ health IT companies and 80+ research universities, the state has a solid foundation for this booming industry.

In fact, the state’s biotech industry – comprised of the bioscience and health IT sectors – employs more than 120,000 and has a $30-billion annual economic impact.

The Georgia Bioscience Training Center is a state-funded, high-tech training facility that will support this growth, including Baxter’s $1 billion biomanufacturing plant. At the groundbreaking of the Georgia Bioscience Training Center in March, Governor Nathan Deal explained the state’s commitment to life sciences.

Hear from Amanda Shailendra, director of life sciences and corporate solutions, explain why Georgia’s bioscience industry is unique in GeorgiaTrend’s BIOTECH BOOM.

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