Life Sciences


In Georgia, we understand what your business needs. Our experience and insight in life sciences provide essential resources across the total value chain. From research to clinical trials to distribution, Georgia is a leader when it comes to helping life science businesses thrive.

Companies can connect to industry leaders, ground-breaking technologies, nationally-ranked colleges and universities, a diverse population for clinical research and an experienced pool of scientists, technicians and production talent.

Each of the following sectors will guide you to specific information that matters to you most.

Georgia’s Life Science Ecosystem

Cold Chain Storage

Fill and Finish

Health Information Technology

Hematology and Immunology

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Scott McMurray

Division Director


  • We took advantage of the Quick Start program to ramp up our production facility in Johns Creek, and due to its success, we are leveraging it again in our upcoming expansion.
    Rob Meyers, Alcon
  • From a manufacturing perspective, two elements vital to the industry’s continued success in Georgia are: one, a general economic environment that’s favorable to manufacturing companies; and two, a pool of qualified people across the technical, mechanical and electrical communities.
    Chris Lepore, Johnson & Johnson
  • I strongly recommend that in doing their due diligence, companies looking to relocate or expand come look at Georgia.
    Anthony J. Rotunno, Sr., Dendreon Corporation
  • We made the decision to move our corporate headquarters to Georgia due to the large footprint of health IT companies and the breadth of academic and technology resources it offers.
    David Karabinos, Pointclear Solutions
  • We need a place where we can recruit, retain and get the greatest intellectual capital in the world, and we find that here in Georgia. It took me five years to get from a start-up to 30 people; I moved to Georgia, and within three years, I was 600 employees and public.
    Alan Dabbiere, AirWatch
  • We have a healthcare ecosystem here that continues to be the catalyst for the organic and attracted growth that has positioned Georgia as the Health IT Capital of America – and the world.
    Justin T. Barnes, Greenway
  • With our North American headquarters in Duluth and our two largest U.S.-based R&D and manufacturing facilities in Athens and Gainesville, we take full advantage of all the resources available to us as a leading health innovator in Georgia.
    Steve Dickinson, Merial
  • In order to maintain our more than 1,000 licenses, we work with multiple state, national and international agencies. Georgia has been very flexible and is most certainly a good place to do business.
    David Quintilio, UPS Supply Chain Solutions
  • Given all we’ve been able to do with the help and support of the state of Georgia, being a part of Nordic Logistics and Warehousing, LLC, has been one of the most exciting projects I’ve ever worked on.
    Ross Maple, Nordic Logistics and Warehousing
  • McKesson helps healthcare providers achieve better business health, and we have a large presence in Georgia. We are actively involved in the state’s growth as a healthcare IT capital and in making Georgia a Top 5 Technology State within the next three to five years.
    Robert Hendricks, McKesson Technology Solutions
  • “We look forward to doing business in an area distinguished by its talent pool and outstanding infrastructure. Georgia’s commitment to workforce success contributed to the unique appeal to this site for Baxter.”
    Bob Parkinson, Baxter International
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