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.
Virginia's Life Science Community By the Numbers
Life science companies in Virginia.
Life Science contributes $8B to Virginia's economy.
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.
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Cadence Adds New Class 7 (10,000) Cleanroom in Connecticut
Cadence, Inc., a leading contract manufacturer of medical devices, announced today the completion of a certified International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Class 7 (10,000) cleanroom at its Connecticut manufacturing facility. The new cleanroom is dedicated to the production of innovative medical device components and subassemblies. “The cleanroom opens the door to new, exciting opportunities for …
Vibrent Health Integrates Electronic Health Records into its Digital Research Platform, Empowering Participants to Share Their Data for Clinical Research
New framework based on HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) gives Standards based access to EHR data to accelerate clinical research and digital trials FAIRFAX, Va. — Vibrent Health, a health technology startup powering the future of precision health research, announced the integration of electronic health record (EHR) data into its Digital Health Solutions Platform, a …
Hibiscus BioVentures Partners with the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute to Advance Translational Cancer Research
ROCKVILLE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hibiscus BioVentures, a firm committed to building patient-focused companies around transformative technologies, today announced it has entered into a partnership agreement with the Detroit-based Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (Karmanos). This partnership between Hibiscus’ venture studio, Hibiscus BioTechnology, and Karmanos seeks to leverage the combined resources of the two organizations to develop innovative therapeutics for …