INDIANAPOLIS, June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and TEConomy Partners released their
Indiana's innovation and discovery strengths are also featured in the report. The state ranks ninth in the U.S. for bioscience-related patents granted (per 1 million population).
The report measures growth in the bioscience sector (Agricultural Feedstock and Chemicals, Drugs and Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Research, Testing and Medical Laboratories and Bioscience-related Distribution) from 2014 to 2016 for the entire country and each of the fifty states.
"Indiana's life sciences industry continues to be a national leader, especially when it comes to employment, industry concentration and patents," David L. Johnson, president and CEO of BioCrossroads, said. "This report showcases the sector's strength as a truly shared Indiana asset – from our large cities to our smaller communities and from research and development to manufacturing and distribution. The collaborative efforts by BioCrossroads, our companies, and academic institutions are what make our State unique and help fuel the advancement of the industry."
Indiana is home to the global headquarters for: Anthem, Inc., Assembly Biosciences, Cook Medical, Eli Lilly and Co., and Zimmer Biomet and the North American headquarters of Roche Diagnostics; Beckman Coulter, Boston Scientific, Catalent Biologics, Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDupont, Covance, DePuy Orthopaedics, Express Scripts, Mead Johnson and Medtronic all host major operations in the state.
The full report is available at www.bio.org
About BioCrossroads BioCrossroads (www.biocrossroads.com) is Indiana's initiative to grow the life sciences, a public-private collaboration that supports the region's research and corporate strengths while encouraging new business development. BioCrossroads provides money and support to life sciences businesses, launches new life sciences enterprises, expands collaboration and partnerships among Indiana's life science institutions, expands science education and markets Indiana's life sciences industry. The initiative has formed several new nonprofit organizations, including Indiana Health Information Exchange, BioCrossroadsLINX, OrthoWorx, Datalys Center and the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute.
*Data is from 2016, the most recent available.
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