Bioscience & Medical Devices

The CvilleBioHub was created to inform and connect the biotech and life sciences community, to provide pathways for growth and to promote the area as a center for this dynamic industry.

Central Virginia is proud to be the home to the largest concentration of BioScience firms in the state of Virginia.  Supported by CvilleBioHub, a regional biosciences community, and the 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.

Central Virginia BioSciences Quick Facts
Number of Firms 139
Number of Workers 2,956
Annual UVa Sponsored Awards $412 million

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