Life Sciences

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2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.
Life Sciences Hubs

United States, China, Canada Top New Worldwide FDI Rankings

The U.S. tops worldwide foreign direct investment leaderboard, Boston is first for Life Sciences Hubs, and NYC leads Financial Centers in Business Facilities' 2022 Global Rankings Report.
Massachusetts STEM

Massachusetts: Investing In The Future

Across Massachusetts, new funding for higher education and STEM programs throughout grade levels will support the next generation workforce.
Jubilant HollisterStier

Jubilant HollisterStier To Invest $76M In Canadian Manufacturing Plant

Pharmaceutical maker Jubilant HollisterStier will also invest $193 million in an expansion of its East Spokane, WA plant.
Class A office

NAIOP Report: Class A Office Space Back In Demand

After shock of the pandemic, NAIOP research report sees demand for Class A space contributing to stabilization of office market occupancy.
Coloplast Costa Rica 

Coloplast Plans $80M Medical Devices Plant Expansion In Costa Rica 

Renewable energy, workforce availability were critical in Coloplast's decision to open its second medical devices plant in the La Lima Free Zone Industrial Park in Cartago. 
Agilent Technologies Delaware

Agilent Technologies Will Invest $7M In Delaware Modernization, Expansion

Life sciences company Agilent Technologies’ investment in Delaware will transform its Little Falls site into a world-class R&D lab.
Connecticut

Connecticut Gets Back In The Show

Officials at AdvanceCT say that the Nutmeg State is ratcheting up its game to convince businesses—near and far—to take their business to a better place: Connecticut.
Life Sciences Industry

The Circle Of Life

The life sciences field has taken on much greater significance in recent years. Economic developers are responding with more options to make their communities more appealing.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

Governor’s Report: Building A New Image In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that a combination of a great location, educated workforce and a streamlined attitude toward business is helping the state create the right image in the business world.
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Will Create Over 500 New Jobs In Virginia

The company will invest $97 million to expand its clinical research laboratories into three new locations in Henrico County and the City of Richmond.
Delaware life sciences

Life Sciences And Sustainable Chemistry Thrive In Delaware

Resources, support and a history of innovation make Delaware an ideal location for bioscience and advanced manufacturing
New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT)

New Jersey CSIT Awards Startups More Than $1M

New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology (CSIT) awarded funding to 37 early-stage companies as part of its small business research and technology transfer programs.
Wake County, NC

Science 37 To Relocate HQ To Research Triangle Region

The clinical research company will create 250 jobs and invest $1.5 million at its new Wake County, NC corporate headquarters.
Spark Therapeutics Philadelphia

Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia

The commercial gene therapy company's state-of-the-art innovation center will be located on Drexel University’s campus in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood.
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Tennessee: Thermo Fisher Puts $100-Million Plant in Wilson County

Waltham, MA-based Thermo Fisher Scientific‘s new single-use technology assembly facility will create 1,400 new jobs.
wet lab

Illinois Investing $15.4M To Boost Wet Lab Development

The Rebuild Illinois funding will support eight new wet lab centers valued at more than $90 million.
Medical Device Manufacturers

Jacksonville Fosters Growth, Innovation For Medical Device Manufacturers

A deep workforce, a vibrant and innovative medical ecosystem and a multitude of tax and lifestyle benefits make Jacksonville the ideal home for medical device manufacturers.
Salt Lake City, Utah

Three Expansions To Create More Than 4,100 Jobs In Utah

The technology/solar energy, aerospace, and life sciences companies will invest a total of more than $357 million across Utah.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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