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.

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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

VaDDRx 2022: Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Metabolic Disease

05/24/2022  – 05/25/2022

Cville Biohub; Exploring our ag and food tech sector

05/24/2022

5:30 pm  – 7:30 pm  EST

2022 AdvanSE Life Sciences Conference

05/25/2022  – 05/27/2022

Precision Neuroscience Conference

05/25/2022  – 05/26/2022

News

05/17/2022

Virginia’s Pocket Life Science Ecosystems are Booming

There is no doubt that Virginia is open for business to the life sciences industry. Over the past several years, the state has seen significant growth in pocket ecosystems across the land, particularly in areas like Charlottesville, Richmond, and Blacksburg. Some of the growth has been fueled by an infusion of federal monies related to

05/17/2022

Activation Capital Awarded State Grant to Develop Regional Entrepreneurship Strategy for Central Virginia

-$450,000 Committed to Using Entrepreneurship as a Means of Economic Development- Richmond, VA – Activation Capital, a leading entrepreneurship and ecosystem development organization, was awarded $300,000 from GO Virginia for Region 4’s Regional Entrepreneurship Initiative (REI).  The funding, coupled with cash and in-kind donations from Altria, Dominion Energy, Greensville County and Activation Capital will total

05/17/2022

Sam Konduros, JD, Named CEO of Southeast Life Science

Roswell, GA and Greenville, SC – The Board of Directors of Southeast Life Sciences (SLS) has named Sam Konduros, Founder and President of Greenville-based SK Strategies, as Chief Executive Officer effective June 1, 2022. Mr. Konduros succeeds Jason Rupp in the leadership role, in which Mr. Rupp served from 2019 to 2022. Mr. Rupp’s tenure