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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.

News

08/15/2022

ivWatch Extends Its Global Reach Signing Three New Distribution Partners

Newport News, VA, ivWatch, LLC, an innovative IV safety company working to eliminate harm caused by infiltration and extravasation events, announced three new strategic distribution partnerships internationally. Bameco in Austria, Warba Medical Supplies in Kuwait, and Mustafa Sultan Science & Industry Co, LLC in Oman have each signed exclusive agreements to promote, sell, and support

08/15/2022

Registration Now Open for Catalyst Life Sciences Conference

The Virginia Catalyst, also known as the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC), announced that registration is open for the Catalyst Life Sciences Conference. The event will be held October 6-7, 2022 at the Omni Hotel in  Richmond, Virginia. This conference is designed for scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, incubators and biohubs, life science companies, technology transfer

08/13/2022

Kaléo launches government biz unit

Richmond pharma company also hires chief commercial officer.   Richmond-based Kaléo on Thursday announced the formation of a new government business unit to focus on domestic and international procurement of the company’s system to reverse the effect of weaponized opioids as well as to provide access to it for military and civilian stockpiles. Kaléo’s Rapid