We Fuel a Network of Leaders that Drive Virginia Bioscience

We are made up of the people who do the research, development and commercialization of biosciences in Virginia, and the suppliers, consultants, attorneys, accountants and others who work to support the industry.

Driven by Innovation & Growth

Our mission is to promote innovation and growth through strengthened networks; advocacy; capital investment; talent attraction, development and retention; and advancing the next generation of leaders.

About Us

Virginia's Life Science Community By the Numbers

  • 1,451 Companies

    Life science companies in Virginia.

  • $8B Industry

    Life Science contributes $8B to Virginia's economy.

  • 26,545 People

    Employed by Life Science companies in Virginia.

  • $77,848 Average Wage

    Average earnings of life science workers in Virginia.

  • 1,197 Clinical trials

    Biopharmaceutical industry-sponsored trials in Virginia per year.

Upcoming Events

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center’s Game Changer Week

08/23/2021  – 08/27/2021

Virginia Bio Commercialization Luncheon: VEDP International Trade Assistance

09/09/2021

12:00 pm  – 1:00 pm  EST

2021 BioHealth Capital Region Virtual Forum

09/13/2021  – 09/14/2021

2021 Women Building Bio Conference

09/30/2021

8:30 am  – 1:00 pm  EST

News

07/22/2021

First Two Patients Dosed in HemoShear Therapeutics Phase 2 Study

HemoShear Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage company developing treatments for rare metabolic disorders, dosed the first two patience in the HERO (HElp Reduce Organic Acids) Phase 2 clinical trial of HST5040, an oral small molecule drug being investigated for the treatment of patients with methylmalonic acidemia (MMA) and propionic acidemia (PA). This trial seeks to

07/19/2021

Phlow Corp. Receives HHS Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently awarded Phlow Corp. the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award. Phlow Corp. is a U.S.-based, public benefit corporation committed to solving America’s broken essential medicine supply chain. This award recognizes Phlow for its performance during

07/15/2021

VCU Health Will Anchor Redevelopment of Former Richmond Public Safety Building

As reported online by the Richmond Times Dispatch, VCU Health will anchor a new venture by Capital City Partners in downtown Richmond’s Public Safety Building at 500 N. 10th Street. The conclusion comes four months after the Richmond City Council unanimously agreed to sell the nearly 70-year-old building for $3.5 million. Capital City Partners said