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The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.


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The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.

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Latest: Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success - The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Success

The integration of artificial intelligence within life sciences is making drug discovery and development more innovative, less labor intensive and more cost-effective, says Deloitte’s annual global outlook.

March / April 2020 Issue (Volume 53, Number 2)

The March / April 2020 Issue features the manufacturing and automotive industries. Plus, a look at biotech, food processing, and sustainable development.

UAB Teams With Biotech Firm To Test Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is collaborating with biopharm company Altimmune for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.

Alabama Researchers Join Global Fight Against COVID-19

Scientists and researchers in Alabama are engaged in the global effort to stem threats posed by the novel coronavirus/COVID-19.

Chinese Hi-Tech District Donates 100,000 Masks To Japan, South Korea

Changzhou National Hi-Tech District recently donated 100,000 masks to Japan and South Korea to help the countries control the COVID-19 pandemic.

Merck Building New Biotech Development Facility In Switzerland

Merck will invest $275 million in a new research and manufacturing facility in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, which will house approximately 250 employees.

Eli Lilly And Company Investing $470M In North Carolina Expansion

Indiana-based Eli Lilly and Company will create more than 460 new jobs at its new manufacturing pharmaceutical facility in Durham, NC.

Growing New Orleans Biotech Companies To Create Over 275 Jobs

The expansions by three biotech firms will create 135 new direct jobs at the University of New Orleans and the New Orleans BioInnovation Center.

Life Sciences: A Data-Driven Diagnosis For Success

Digital transformation is driving innovation in the life sciences sector, making transparency a top priority and heralding an era of “relationship-driven partnerships among all of the sector’s stakeholders.

GlaxoSmithKline To Create 150 New Jobs In Virginia

The global healthcare company will invest $16.7 million investment to expand its research and development operation in Richmond, VA.

LifeNet Health Investing $18M In Indiana Biologics Facility

The Virginia-based regenerative medicine company will create up to 127 new jobs in Hendricks County, IN by the end of 2023.

Pharmaceutical Product Development Creating 200 Jobs In Virginia

The global contract research organization will invest $63.7 million to expand its bioanalytical lab in Henrico County, VA.

Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina

The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC.

New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages

All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018.

Surface Dynamics Investing Nearly $10M In Tennessee Expansion

The company, which provides additive manufacturing technologies for biomedical manufacturers, will create 110 jobs over the next five years with the expansion of its Bartlett, TN operations.

Austin, Denver, New York Are Top Startup Ecosystems

Austin, Denver and New York are the cities with the top Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

Fujifilm Opens Medical Device, IT Groups HQ In Massachusetts

The move to Lexington, MA marks the first time Fujifilm's various healthcare groups—computed tomography, digital radiography, women's health, endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, and medical IT—will be headquartered in a single location.

Bioscience: A Cash Crop In Iowa

Iowa has always been an agricultural powerhouse, so it’s no surprise the Cornhusker State is a leader in bioscience with 1,266 firms in the sector, from startups to global leaders in R&D.

Viemed Healthcare Creating 220 Jobs In Louisiana

The respiratory care company will expand into a new headquarters facility in Lafayette, LA.

PharmaCord Adding Up To 850 Jobs In Indiana

The Kentucky-based healthcare company will invest more than $52 million to establish a state-of-the-art operations and call center in Jeffersonville, IN.

Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech

The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.

Islip, NY: Long Island’s Corridor Of Growth

Islip has a bustling airport, a busy foreign trade zone next door and an attractive location in the middle of Long Island’s largest industrial corridor.

Two Local Companies Expanding In St. Joseph, MO

LifeLine Foods and Boehringer Ingelheim will each make significant investments at their St. Joseph, MO facilities, totaling more than $34 million.

Barbados And Medical Tourism: A Perfect Match

Barbados is a medical tourism hub of excellence and a leading destination for IVF, rehabilitation, and a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures.

Merck & Co. Investing Up To $1B In Virginia

The global healthcare company will expand its Elkton, VA manufacturing facility to increase HPV vaccine production, creating about 100 new jobs.

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.

Biotech: Finding The DNA For Growth

Life-changing biotech breakthroughs are poised to move out of the labs and into the marketplace, as the emerging science of genomics uses DNA to customize medicine.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds With Jose Lozano, Choose New Jersey

Jose Lozano, President and Chief Executive Officer, Choose New Jersey, Inc., discusses the state's workforce development plans, plus efforts to encourage its innovation ecosystem.

March / April 2019 Issue (Volume 52, Number 2)

The March / April 2019 Issue features a look at workforce training programs, manufacturing growth, biotechnology and STEM leaders. Plus, data centers and green development.

Indiana: Harvesting High-Tech Jobs In The Hoosier State

Indiana rang in 2019 with a burst of project activity. The Hoosier state hopes to keep the momentum going in all of its diverse growth sectors.

PDI Opens New Global HQ In New Jersey

The healthcare and infection prevention company's new Bergen County, NJ headquarters includes a new state-of-the-art lab and innovation center.

How An Iowa Location Can Improve The Bottom Line

The Iowa Certified Site program streamlines the site selection process and offers multiple options, including a green business park, industrial sites and parks, and mega sites.

Boehringer Ingelheim Investing $120M In Georgia

The Germany-based animal health company will create 225 jobs in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties. 

Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year

Virginia may be for lovers, but these days the Commonwealth also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect corporate HQ site.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

Merck Investing $70M In Biopharm R&D Facility Expansion

The German company, which operates its biopharm business as EMD Serono in the U.S. and Canada, will invest $70 million to expand its Billerica, MA facility.

BioIQ To Locate Headquarters In Georgia

The health IT company will create 500 jobs and invest more than $5 million in Cobb County through the location of its new headquarters.

Catalent To Add 200 New Jobs In Indiana

The company will invest over $100 million to expand its biologics manufacturing operations in Bloomington, IN.

Seqirus Investing $140M In North Carolina Expansion

The expansion will create 120 permanent highly skilled jobs and allow the company to increase capacity manufacturing influenza vaccines for global markets.

Johnson & Johnson Opens Vaccines Launch Facility In The Netherlands

The healthcare leader's new facility in Leiden, the Netherlands will support global health and the widespread rollout of novel vaccines.

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H&V Delivering Critical Materials In Fight Against COVID-19

Hollingsworth & Vose, located in Floyd County, VA, is busy making filtration material that is a critical component in Respiratory Protection Equipment being used to fight the COVID-19 virus. 

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