Bioscience & Medical Devices
Central Virginia is proud to be the home to the largest concentration of BioScience firms in the state of Virginia. Supported by University of Virginia, the region’s research powerhouse, Central Virginia is a rich region for innovative startups solving the world’s most important medical problems. In addition to research focused startups, established international firms and device manufacturers have made their roots in the Central Virginia.
BioScience in Central Virginia also benefits from the strategic location between the established life science hubs in Washington, DC and the Research Triangle Park, NC. As with any business, BioScience firms require robust transportation and technology infrastructure, assets readily available in all of Central Virginia’s localities.
With the University of Virginia and two active community colleges, a well-educated workforce, and a supportive ecosystem of existing BioScience firms, Central Virginia is the perfect location for any BioScience endeavor.
|Number of Firms||139|
|Number of Workers||2,956|
|Annual UVa Sponsored Awards||$412 million|