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Cultivating a rich biotech landscape

More than 650 North Carolina Life Science Companies

Biotech companies by region

  • 650+ biotech companies including:
    • 350 research and development
    • 125 contract research and testing
    • 110 production and manufacturing
  • 63,000 employees with an average salary of $95,000+
  • 6.6 percent employment growth from 2012-14, three times the national average
  • Lowest state and local tax burden on business (Ernst&Young, Council on State Taxation)

Cultivating a rich biotech landscape