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.
Study Upgrades of the Largest Databases of Neuronal Types
A study led by researchers from the Institute Cajal of Spanish Research Council (CSIC) in Madrid, Spain in collaboration with the Bioengineering Department of George Mason University in Virginia, U.S. has updated one of the world’s largest databases on neuronal types, Hippocampome.org. The study, which is published in the journal PLOS Biology, represents the most …
Southern Spine Announces John E. Hart as President and Chief Executive Officer
Southern Spine, LLC, an ISO 13485:2003 certified manufacturer of implants and instruments for spinal surgery, announced that John E Hart has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the company. Hart has more than 35 years of executive leadership experience in the medical device, life science and biologics fields serving in general …
CIT Announces Key Additions to GAP Funds Investment Team
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), the nonprofit operations arm of the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority (VIPA), announced that CIT GAP Funds has added two new Investment Associates to its team: Dustin Dunbar and Anthony Obi Jr. As Investment Associates, Dunbar, and Obi will support CIT GAP Funds activity including deal sourcing and due diligence …